Tag Archives: Genius Sports

Genius Sports extends global reach with trio of office openings

Following a period of commercial growth, sports data and media rights distributor Genius Sports has announced that it will open support offices in Los Angeles (USA), Medellin (Colombia) and Vilnius (Lithuania). Confirming its new international offices, Genius Sports governance stated that its investment would help grow the firm’s presence in over a dozen countries worldwide. Choosing its locations for international …

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BHA boosts integrity monitoring capabilities with Genius Sports

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has moved to strengthen its integrity monitoring provisions by utilising Genius Sports’ ‘Price Monitoring System’, which will help it analyse and investigate irregular betting patterns in real-time. Delivered by Genius Sports’ proprietary Sport Integrity Monitor (SportIM) platform, the Price Monitoring System will provide the BHA with provisions for reviewing live betting prices, industry averages and …

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Genius Sports appoints Steve Burton as integrity and governance director

Sports data and media rights distributor Genius Sports has strengthened its leadership team by confirming the appointment of Steve Burton as Director of Integrity, Governance & Sports Partnerships. Burton joins Genius Sports from London specialist sports law firm Couchmans LLP, where he served as Head of Sports Data (2009-2016). Part of the Genius Sports executive team, Burton will lead the …

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Betgenius completes brand overhaul

Sports betting and lottery operators data driven software provider Betgenius has unveiled a new website and logo as part of a brand overhaul. The London-headquartered company, which also has offices in Estonia, Bulgaria, Denmark and Lithuania, was recently part of a merger with Sporting Pulse International to create new parent company Genius Sports. Following the merger, Betgenius has been given a new, modern …

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Genius Sports’ Mark Locke discusses sports integrity with Washington Congress

Genius Sports CEO Mark Locke has been invited to discuss how advancements in technology can help to protect the integrity of sports at a Congressional Hearing in Washington, DC on May 11, 2016. The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (CMT) fact-finding hearing, entitled “Daily Fantasy Sports: Issues and Perspectives,” will receive testimony from industry experts on …

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Betgenius Connextra cuts sportsbook CPAs in half

Genius Sports subsidiary BetGenius has claimed that its cutting-edge ‘betslip technology’ has cut sportsbook customer acquisition costs in half by serving up personalised content to customers. Using Connextra retargeting technology, operators have been able to deliver tailored content to players both before and after a bet is placed, which in-turn has seen a decline of ‘betslip abandonment’ on bookmaker’s markets. The retargeting technology means …

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SIS & Genius Sports form Spanish football data partnership

Betting solutions supplier SIS has confirmed that it has entered a partnership with betting insights and intelligence provider Genius Sports for the distribution of in-play data for Spanish football. Through its new partnership with SIS, Genius Sports will be allowed to capture betting data on Spanish football matches including La Liga and further matches sanctioned by the Liga de Futbol …

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FIBA renewal sees Genius Sports gain live data distribution for betting

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has confirmed that it has extended its long-standing sports data and technology partnership with Genius Sports Group for a further two years. The extension of the partnership will see Genius Sports additionally gain exclusive rights to distribute FIBA live data to betting operators, opening its information system to more than 2000 FIBA sanctioned games. Announcing …

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Mark Locke – Genius Sports – Technology a firm bet for sports integrity

Mark Locke CEO of Genius Sports details why technology aligned with stakeholder cooperation is the greatest asset in combatting match-fixing and sports corruption a subject matter which affects the industry’s  long-term growth, consumer appeal  and integrity.  The unprecedented growth in the popularity of sports betting around the world is due to different factors that include the rising popularity of OTT …

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