Genius Sports Group focuses on US sports integrity

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Safeguarding the integrity of sports has been a founding principle in building Genius Sports Group’s reputation in the United States. As state governments come together to introduce sports betting legislation, Genius Sports Group has launched as an online resource to help raise awareness around the issue.

Leveraging its partnerships with Major League Baseball, the PGA TOUR & the Premier League, the website highlights the pivotal role that official data plays in shaping the terms of the debate.  

Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports Group commented: "The US has the opportunity to lead the world in sports betting regulation, and as the laws that are enacted in the coming years will impact sports in the US for generations to come. Requiring sports betting operators to use only official data would help safeguard sports integrity, protect consumers and enable only licensed sports betting operators to offer the most competitive products and services. We hope that all stakeholders can work together to understand the vital role that official sports data plays in this process."

Genius Sports Group

Genius Sports Group is a global leader in sports data technology, distribution and commercialisation services for the sports, media and regulated betting markets. Founded on integrity, Genius Sports has become the trusted partner of hundreds of sporting bodies, including the world’s largest international federations and professional leagues such as FIBA and the Premier League. Taking a true partnership approach to working with sport, Genius Sports distributes official data for organisations such as the NBA, La Liga, ATP and WTA.

Genius Sports Groups’ commitment to sport goes beyond delivering profitable and technical solutions for its partners. The company understands that the protection, integrity and successful commercialisation of sports data is fundamental to the continued success of the industry. Its future requires those who run sports and those who utilise the data to work closely together, therefore ensuring sport is protected and opportunities are maximised.

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