NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:
SGMS) ("Scientific Games") is partnering with Genius Sports Group,
a leading provider of sportsbook management solutions, to
provide in-game content to its wagering customers worldwide,
excluding U.S. leagues.
Sportsbooks operating on Scientific Games'
OpenSportsTM platform will gain access to Genius
Sports Group' LiveData and LiveTrading services, trusted by over
150 of the world's largest wagering brands and fully customizable
for every customer. Genius Sports Group and its sports betting
division, Betgenius, created the market for official data across
all tiers of sports and today offer partners access to official
data for over 170,000 events each year.
Genius Sports Group's entire portfolio of official data rights
is included in the agreement, featuring content such as the English
Premier League, NASCAR, Serie A and German Bundesliga, as well as
dozens of FIBA basketball and FIVB volleyball leagues.
The OpenSports platform provides customers with new,
enriching experiences within sports betting. Scientific Games has
the world's most reliable and versatile sports betting technology,
with the ability to create new, bespoke services for partners. With
a portfolio including some of the leading names worldwide in sports
betting and gaming including Hard Rock, Wynn Resorts, Flutter
Entertainment and many more, Scientific Games provides a
world-class sports betting experience for players.
Jack Davison, Chief Commercial
Officer at Genius Sports Group said: "This partnership will ensure
Scientific Games' partners get all the benefits of the world's
finest sports content – from maximum market up-time to increased
margins – delivered in a way which is tailored to their own
specific trading strategy. No matter where in the world you are
operating, these are vital components of success in today's sports
Keith O'Loughlin, SVP Sportsbook,
Digital at Scientific Games said, "Genius Sports Group offers a
vast array of in-game content which will further our already
market-leading offering. There is an extremely high fluidity level
brought by the sporting calendar, and our technology is unrivalled
in matching these levels with the integrity, robustness and
scalability that the OpenSports platform provides. With
Genius Sports Group's LiveData and LiveTrading services being
integrated into our solution, the technology continues to evolve
and become more exciting to our players."
On October 27, 2020, GSG entered
into a business combination agreement with dMY Technology Group II,
Inc. (NYSE: DMYD.U, DMYD and DMYD.TS) to drive its expansion as a
leading provider of official data and technology powering the
global sports, betting and media ecosystem. Upon the closing of the
transaction, the combined company expects its ordinary shares and
warrants to trade on the NYSE under the symbols "GENI" and "GENI
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About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in
entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for
casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting.
Scientific Games offers the gaming industry's broadest and most
integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems,
cutting-edge platforms and professional services. Committed to
responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and
players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment
content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. For more
information, please visit scientificgames.com.
About Genius Sports:
Genius Sports Group is the
official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the
global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media. We are a
global leader in digital sports content, technology and integrity
services. Our technology is used in over 150 countries worldwide,
empowering sports to capture, manage and distribute their live data
and video, driving their digital transformation and enhancing their
relationships with fans.
We are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organisations
globally, including many of the world's largest leagues and
federations such as the NBA, Premier League, FIBA, NCAA and PGA
Genius Sports Group is uniquely placed thorough cutting-edge
technology, scale and global reach to support our partners. We are
more than just a technology company, we build long-term
relationships with sports at all levels, helping them to control
and maximise the value of their content while providing technical
expertise and round-the-clock support.
Dougan, Chief Communications Officer, +1 (202) 766-4430,
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