Tag Archives: Football DataCo

Genius Sports introduces ‘revolutionising’ Premier League Data Zone

SBC News Genius Sports introduces ‘revolutionising’ Premier League Data Zone

Genius Sports has signed a partnership with Premier League Productions (PLP) to enhance live broadcasts for fans in over 185 countries. Using its ‘rich tracking data insights and data-driven augmentations’, Genius – which is the official tracking provider of Football DataCo – will now enable PLP broadcasts to feature a live Premier League Data Zone viewing mode. This will aim …

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Genius sees clear path to NYSE profitability following strong H1

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Genius Sports has exceeded its H1 trading expectations, prompting the firm to upgrade its guidance for the remainder of 2023 and project full year revenue of $410m. Publishing its interim H1 trading results, the NYSE sportstech and data provider reported revenue of $184.1m for the first six months of the year, a 17% increase from $157m in 2022. The company …

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Genius Sports extends Premier League, EFL & SPFL official live betting data deal

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Genius Sports has won an extension running until the end of the 2024-25 season to its exclusive low latency official data partnership with Football DataCo (FDC), the data rights holder for UK football. The deal will see Genius Sports continue to be the exclusive official supplier to the global sports betting industry of live data from the English Premier League, …

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CAT takes lead judiciary of UK football data rights dispute

SBC News CAT takes lead judiciary of UK football data rights dispute

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), UK law’s main court for business and economic disputes, has ruled that it will act as the lead judiciary in the data rights and competition infringement claim made by Sportradar against Betgenius and Football DataCo (FDC). As judiciary, the Tribunal has dismissed the applications made by Football DataCo and Betgenius to transfer Sportradar’s ‘competition claim’ …

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Scott Longley – Confusion reigns over FDC’s second betting rights deal

SBC News Scott Longley - Confusion reigns over FDC’s second betting rights deal

Scott Longley breaks down Football DataCo’s decision to split its data rights distribution package for English and Scottish football between two separate vendors for betting services. Recognised as betting’s most valuable data rights, appeasing distributor dynamics would always be a complex matter… __________________ It is some feat to conclude two exclusive global deals for what would appear to be the …

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Sportradar serves legal challenge to Betgenius and FDC deal

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Sportradar has served legal proceedings against Betgenius and Football DataCo (FDC) in relation to the current structure for the licensing and distribution of live data from FDC football leagues for betting purposes.  Last May, the Genius Sports subsidiary was appointed by FDC as the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ for the English Premier League (EPL), English Football League (EFL) and Scottish …

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The data crunch: Battle lines being drawn over live sports data

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The roster of major sports properties entering into official data partnerships to commercialise their live data has attracted plenty of attention in recent months, not least because of the arrival of the major US sports leagues into this arena writes David Lampitt, MD of Sports Partnerships at Sportradar. These data deals have been growing in number, value and geographic reach, …

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

SBC News 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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Genius Sports wins ‘game changing’ Football DataCo betting contract

SBC News Genius Sports wins 'game changing' Football DataCo betting contract

Genius Sports Group betting subsidiary Betgenius has secured its biggest data contract to date, having been appointed as the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ for the English Premier League (EPL), English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) to the global sports betting industry. Commencing season 2019/2020, Betgenius will act as the ‘official supplier of live data’ for sports betting …

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Genius Sports nets official Premier League match data licence for South Africa

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Football DataCo, the official data rights holder of all the professional football leagues in England and Scotland, has granted Genius Sports the exclusive rights to supply and sub-licence official match data and fixture lists to licensed betting operators in South Africa. The exclusive data partnership will elevate the betting opportunities for South African punters, enabling licenced betting operators throughout South …

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