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Genius ups 2021 forecasts as investment soars to maximise US opportunities

Genius Sports has outlined that its US-focused expansion strategy is on course, having experienced significant growth in the third quarter of 2021 and striking partnerships with a number of major betting operators. Publishing its Q3 2021 trading update, the NYSE-registered sports data and technology provider detailed group revenue of $69.1 million, a 70% increase on the previous year’s figure of …

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Les Murray appointed to oversee ‘period of rapid expansion’ at EPIC

EPIC Risk Management has appointed Les Murray as its new Managing Director, with responsibility for coordinating the group’s European and US-focused efforts as it goes through ‘a period of rapid expansion’. As Managing Director, Murray will work closely with Paul Buck, the CEO of the gambling harm reduction consultancy, to ‘maximise awareness’ of its education programmes and ‘thought leadership’ surrounding …

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ASX eyes placed on Racing and Sports PTY $69m listing

Racing and Sports PTY wants to become betting’s next data and media goliath, joining the high ranks of Sportradar, Genius Sports, Stats Perform and IMG Arena.  The Canberra upstart, which is eagerly awaiting its ASX Exchange listing later this month, is targeting an AUS $69 million (€45m) market capitalisation to accelerate its expansion beyond Australian shores.      Publishing its ASX prospectus, …

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Genius Sports boosts Polish market presence via STS deal

Genius Sports has struck a partnership with Polish operator STS, focusing around driving the expansion of the latter’s in-play offering via the leveraging of data. As a result of the agreement, STS will gain access to the NYSE-registered sports data and technology firm’s LiveData and LiveTrading solutions to deliver official data across thousands of sporting events each year, as well …

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ParlayBay ‘hits the ground running’ with Genius Sports deal

ParlayBay ‘hits the ground running’ with Genius Sports deal

Genius Sports has agreed to power the ParlayBay portfolio of in-game accumulator solutions by providing its official sports data. As a result of the new partnership, which supports the launch of ParlayBay, Genius Sports will provide official data from its portfolio of competitions including the English Premier League, NFL, AFA, Liga MX and EuroLeague Basketball. “We are thrilled to introduce …

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Genius appoints Ian Wray to lead football expansion

Genius Sports has strengthened its leadership team as it seeks to expand its presence in international association football, appointing Ian Wray to oversee this growth strategy. In his new position, Wray will oversee the sports data and technology company’s partnerships with prominent football organisations, such as the English Premier League, Argentine Football Association (AFA) and Mexico’s Liga MX. The new …

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Growth hungry Genius Sports upgrades 2021 forecasts 

Genius Sports has upgraded its full-year 2021 financial forecasts, having disclosed peak Q2 trading which saw the sportstech group double its revenues to $59 million (Q2 2020: $27m).  Publishing its first H1 Interim results as an NYSE enterprise, Genius revealed double and triple-digit Q2 revenue outcomes across its core business units. A breakdown of Q2 performance saw Genius’ flagship Betting Technology …

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Genius Sports acquires Spirable to bridge convergence between media and betting

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Genius Sports has acquired Spirable in a move to bolster its data-driven video engagement capacities for all sports stakeholders. The NYSE sportstech group intends to leverage Spirable’s video platform and combine this system with its official sports data collection and distribution operations and client network to reduce costs for partners and enable ‘deeper engagement’ and ‘higher performance’. Mark Locke, CEO …

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DIMAYOR upgrade sees Genius Sports overhaul Colombian football media rights 

DIMAYOR, the governing body of Colombia’s professional football leagues, has overhauled its entire media management and data gathering provisions, expanding its existing relationship with Genius Sports. The partnership will see Genius Sports launch a ‘new betting engagement commercial strategy’ optimising the media and data rights for DIMAYOR’s Liga BetPlay, Torneo BetPlay, Copa BetPlay and Superliga BetPlay competitions.  As result, all …

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Genius Sports strengthens LatAm status with AFA partnership

Genius Sports has enhanced its market status in Latin American by securing the position of exclusive official data and streaming partner of the Argentine Football Association (AFA). The agreement will see the data and technology provider collect and distribute data across 3,330 games per season and 13 competitions at all levels of Argentine football, with the aim of internationally connecting …

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