Tag Archives: Mark Locke

NCAA and Genius Sports link-up in PASPA aftermath

Genius Sports and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have announced a “landmark initiative,” which is designed to transform the digital collection and distribution of intercollegiate sports data, following SCOTUS’ landmark decision on PASPA. Further to its development, promotional, and technical support for data software, Genius Sports is to also serve as the NCAA’s exclusive agent in licensing real-time official …

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Genius Sports forms FACEIT partnership boosting ‘Esports Championship Series’ fan engagement & integrity safeguards

Sports data and media rights supplier Genius Sports continues to expand its presence within the burgeoning eSports market, by confirming that it has agreed a partnership with leading competitive gaming platform FACEIT. FACEIT operators of the ‘Esports Championship Series’ (ECS) will integrate Genius Sports data and analytics platform provisions to monitor ECS fan engagement and interaction and further safeguard its …

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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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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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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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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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Genius Sports officially launches following merger

Genius Sports, a brand created from the merger of SportingPulse and Betgenius, has been officially launched into the sports and betting data sector. The company already employs more than 750 staff in 10 locations worldwide. SportingPulse, founded in 1999 in Melbourne, is well known for its sports administration, management software and basketball data collection. Since 2004 the company has worked …

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SportIM secures integrity partnership with Romanian Football Federation

Sport Integrity Monitor (SportIM) has announced that it had been appointed integrity monitoring partner of the Romanian Football Federation (RFF). SportIM data services will monitor all levels of competition for professional football within Romania. SportIM will further assist the governing body by providing consultancy advices and full match data solutions which will cover live and historic matches. RFF officials stated …

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