Tag Archives: Genius Sports

Genius Sports launches lawsuit against Sportradar

Genius Sports has filed a lawsuit against rival provider Sportradar in the UK High Court over the data firms’ ongoing legal dispute, according to a report by Sportico. In May 2019, the Genius Sports subsidiary was appointed by Football DataCo (FDC) as the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ for the Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Professional Football League …

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Caliente upgrade sees Genius Sports secure ‘another Mexican win’

Genius Sports has significantly advanced its LatAm market footprint, as Mexico’s Grupo Caliente expands its existing partnership with the sports tech firm to cover all wagering disciplines. Recognised as Mexico’s biggest gambling group, Caliente has agreed for Genius Sports’ Betgenius division to serve as lead provider of all sportsbook management provisions for its flagship Caliente.mx brand.  Caliente has, therefore, upgraded …

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Genius acquires Scorebot system through Sportzcast deal

Genius Sports has reached a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire Sportzcast Inc – a leading US distributor of scoreboard data systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Genius will take control of all Sportzcast IPs and assets, becoming the proprietary operating firm of ‘Scorebot’ system. A leading sports leading data collection system in North America, Scorebot links directly to …

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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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Liga MX appoints Genius Sports as data and integrity lead

Mexico’s football governing body, Liga MX, has signed a streaming and integrity deal with Genius Sports Group. The data and technology company will have exclusive rights to capture data from the English Premier League, Serie A, the Argentine Football Association and Dimayor Colombia, then distribute it to licensed US sportsbooks as part of the deal. The newly-formed partnership will also further engage …

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Genius Sports leads development of DRL betting products

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the highest global rank of professional drone racing, has sanctioned Genius Sports to commercialise its event data for sports betting services. Confirming a multi-year agreement, Genius will work with DRL to develop fan enticing and integrity safe betting products for regulated sports betting market incumbents. Marked as a key objective, Genius has tasked with ‘reimagining …

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Genius Sports moves forward on NYSE IPO plans with dMY Technology 

Genius Sports has confirmed it intends to pursue a New York Stock Exchange listing with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) dMY Technology.  It follows breaking news by US business news sources that dMY had secured a guaranteed +$300 million of financing to lead Genius’ US-focused IPO. This morning, Genius affirmed that it had entered a ‘definitive business combination agreement’ with …

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Genius Sports saddles up for rumoured IPO rodeo with dMY SPAC

Sports betting returns to Wall Street’s grapevine as Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal report that Genius Sports is the target of a future IPO by a special purpose acquisition company’ (SPAC). The US news sources cite that tech executives Harry You, a former VP of EMC Corp (now Dell EMC), and Niccolo De Masi, former Chief Executive of San …

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Betway upgrades in-play capacity with Betgenius deal extension

Genius Sports has signed a long-term contract extension with Betway, which will see it continue as the operator’s lead supplier of sportsbook data, content and market trading provisions. Expanding an existing partnership arrangement, Betway will have its in-play markets upgraded by Betgenius’ in-play software, offering the highest quality of live content and reliability of live data across all major sports …

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Genius Sports calls for Vilnius recruitment drive to support its global duties

Genius Sports is recruiting for ‘multiple roles’ within its ‘Vilnius Lithuania development hub’ to support the sports tech firm’s global operations and future growth projects.    Updating the media, Genius confirmed that it has launched a new hiring programme to bolster the capacity, talent and resources of its Vilnius tech support and development units.    Genius has operated its Vilnius tech hub …

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