Tag Archives: Major League Soccer (MLS)

Tipico boosts US presence via Columbus Crew link-up

Tipico has strengthened its brand visibility in the burgeoning North American sports betting market, entering into an agreement with Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise Columbus Crew. The agreement will see the German operator become a founding level partner as well as official betting partner of the club, based on the capital city of Ohio, receiving entitlement rights to the franchise …

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EPIC: Lived experience as a tool to balance commercial and responsibility commitments

For Mark Potter, Head of Delivery US at EPIC Risk Management, lived experience is a vital tool for the development and implementation of strong social responsibility and safer gambling initiatives across the industry. Speaking at a recent Breakout Session hosted by Kindred Group, Potter discussed his own experience with problem gambling and the negative impact it had on his professional …

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Genius secures BAL data partnership to enhance presence in global basketball

Genius Sports has maintained its strategy of global expansion by  securing a partnership with the Basketball Africa League (BAL), taking on the responsibilities of Official Provider of Real Time BAL Statistics. A long time data partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and its 200-member leagues and federations, Genius will build on its presence in the sports via the new …

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Genius bolsters sports portfolio with $200m Second Spectrum acquisition

Data and technology provider Genius Sports has entered into a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire Second Spectrum, an official analytics partner of several high-profile professional sports leagues and teams, for a purchase price of $200 million. As a data tracking and analytics partner of the English Premier League, National Basketball Association (NBA) and Major League Soccer (MLS), Second Spectrum will significantly …

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