Tag Archives: Genius Sports

EuroLeague turns to Genius to maximise live betting data value

EuroLeague, Europe’s top-tier of professional basketball, has expanded its existing relationship with Genius Sports to bolster the distribution of its licensed data rights for global sports betting incumbents. Since 2016, Genius Sports has served as the EuroLeague’s principal data collector and distributor for the betting industry. Expanding the Genius Sports service, EuroLeague has confirmed that data from its syndicated tournaments …

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Genius Sports wins DK Injunction against FirstPlay for staff poaching & IP encroachment

Genius Sports has won a Danish injunction order against rival data supplier FirstPlay A/S related to the duplication of its business model, poaching of staff and theft of business-sensitive information. The Copenhagen filed injunction accused FirstPlay of unethical business practices, poaching Genius Sports talent to acquire IP secrets and further business-sensitive data in order to establish a new sports data …

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Genius Sports pens integrity deal with XFL

Genius Sports has penned a new agreement with the XFL to develop a comprehensive integrity programme with the aim of protecting itself against the threats of improper and illegal betting-related conduct. The new programme will allow the American football league to help protect fans, players and officials from potential match-fixing. Steven Burton, Managing Director of Genius Sports, added: “The XFL …

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Matt Stephenson – The ‘fresh’ Betgenius approach to streaming brings round-the clock engagement

Last month, sports betting data and trading specialist Betgenius launched its first-ever streaming service designed to help sportsbooks plug crucial gaps in their in-play betting schedules. The company’s Global Partnerships Director Matt Stephenson told SBC how Betgenius plans to offer its partners fresh and engaging content around the clock. _______________________ SBC: Hi Matt, thanks for this interview. Can you detail …

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Serie A appoints Genius Sports as data lead for betting services

Ahead of the start of a new European football season, sports data and technology provider Genius Sports Group secures the official rights to collect and distribute Serie A betting data through its Betgenius subsidiary. Strengthening Serie A integrity provisions, Genius Sports will capture match data utilising its in-stadia pitchside technology, which instantaneously distributes a live feed to licensed sportsbook operators …

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Genius Sports supports DFB in new integrity programme

The German Football Association (DFB) has strengthened its fight against match-fixing and betting-related corruption by launching a new integrity programme in collaboration with Genius Sports. The new initiative will monitor over 7,500 games per year, offering increased visibility across global betting on all Bundesliga, 2. Bundesliga, German internationals, women’s and youth team fixtures. Steven Burton, Managing Director at Genius Sports, …

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Genius Sports Media brings data-led marketing approach to all sports brands

Sports data, technology and content provider Genius Sports Group has revamped its ‘Genius Sports Media’ division, building upon its 10 years of digital marketing experience and live sports data expertise to deliver new innovations to a diverse range of partners across the sports and gaming sectors. Operating since 2017, Genius Sports Media has served as the audience engagement arm of Genius Sports, combining the Group’s …

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BetMakers pens deal with Betgenius to deliver global racing content

After entering into a new two-year partnership with Genius-Sports subsidiary Betgenius, BetMakers could begin to offer its racing data and pricing services to as many as 150 more operators around the world The Australia-headquartered supplier – formerly B2C brand TopBetta – is set to offer proprietary fixed pricing and data from 250,000 races per year to Betgenius’ clients, with content to …

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Romain Vez hired as Genius Sports’ global basketball lead

Genius Sports has appointed Romain Vez to head up the company’s global basketball strategy, significantly enhancing the data supplier’s senior team. Vez will be tasked with overseeing the management and expansion of Genius Sports’ partnerships with over 250 basketball leagues and federations worldwide. Commenting on his new position, Vez stressed: “Genius Sports has an unrivalled reputation for delivering major digital …

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Jack Davison: Genius Sports – Betgenius & Football DataCo partnership benefits all football stakeholders

Last week, Genius Sports subsidiary Betgenius announced its biggest and most important commercial agreement to date, becoming the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ of Football DataCo servicing the global betting industry. Valued as one of the most important data contracts in sport, starting season 2019/2020 Betgenius will supply entire data provisions for the Premier League (EPL), English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Professional Football League …

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