Tag Archives: Mark Locke

Genius Sports files IPO statement with SEC

Genius Sports Group has filed a ‘registration statement’ informing the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of its intention to merge with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) ‘dMY Technology Group II’ (dMY II). The SEC filing has been registered by the newly created holding company of ‘Galileo NewCo Ltd’ (NewCo) and confirms the merger approval by both Genius and dMY …

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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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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 teams up with TNM to launch tennis series

TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

Genius Sports Group has teamed up with Topnotch Management (TNM) to launch the Grand Slam Tennis Tours MatchPlay 120 series. The series will feature players ranked inside the ATP and WTA top 300, offering fans, players, media publishers and sportsbook operators with over 120 live tennis matches across a six-week period. Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports Group, commented: “The …

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Dimayor Colombia strengthens integrity muscle with Genius Sports

A new partnership has been announced between Dimayor, the leading football competition organiser in Colombia, and Genius Sports. Becoming Colombian football’s official data and integrity partner, Genius aims to protect the sport from the threat of potential match-fixing. Jorge Enrique Velez, President of Dimayor, commented: “Dimayor is committed to the integrity of football and transparency around our competitions. This is why the …

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Brazil’s National Basketball League unites with Genius Sports

Brazil’s National Basketball League (LNB) has strengthened its fight against corruption after announcing a new partnership with Genius Sports. As part of the agreement, Genius Sports has been appointed to launch a major new integrity and live data strategy for the tournament. The deal grows Genius Sports already expansive portfolio of partners, which includes the NBA, FIBA, Euroleague Basketball, the NCAA, English Premier League and the German Football …

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FIBA deepens partnership commitment with Genius Sports

World governing body for professional basketball FIBA has extended and its legacy partnership with Genius Sports, covering multiple data and technology disciplines. Expanding a partnership that has existed since 2004, FIBA and Genius Sports will continue to work closely together improving professional basketball’s data and digital infrastructures, providing support to over ‘200 leagues and federations worldwide’. New partnership directives, see …

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Genius Sports Media brings data-led marketing approach to all sports brands

Sports data, technology and content provider Genius Sports Group has revamped its ‘Genius Sports Media’ division, building upon its 10 years of digital marketing experience and live sports data expertise to deliver new innovations to a diverse range of partners across the sports and gaming sectors. Operating since 2017, Genius Sports Media has served as the audience engagement arm of Genius Sports, combining the Group’s …

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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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NBA confirms data deals with Genius Sports and Sportradar

Sportradar and Genius Sports have become the NBA’s first betting data partners in the US, with both gaining non-exclusive rights to distribute official NBA betting data to the country’s licensed sports betting operators. Commencing at the start of the upcoming NBA season, Genius Sports and Sportradar will work closely with the NBA to ensure those who choose to bet on sports legally have …

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