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Genius Sports Group extends long-term exclusive betting data partnership with Spanish ACB league

By September 16, 2020 No Comments

Group’s Betgenius division gains official rights to continue distributing real-time ACB data to its global network of licensed sportsbook operators

ACB, one of the premier leagues in world basketball, has extended its exclusive Official Data partnership with Genius Sports Group.

As the leading statistics technology partner in world basketball, Genius Sports Group will have the exclusive rights to capture and distribute real-time data to licensed sportsbook operators all over the world via its sports betting arm, Betgenius.

Genius Sports Group provides over 100 of the world’s largest sportsbooks with the fastest, most reliable data and pricing services across thousands of basketball games every year.

To safeguard the integrity and value of its Official Data, ACB recently launched its first rights enforcement programme. As part of this extended partnership, unauthorised data collectors will continue to be removed from ACB stadiums, providing the league with control and visibility over how its live data is used, managed and distributed for betting.

Joan M. Carreras, International Development Director at ACB, said: “We increasingly appreciate the importance of our competitions data and we take the choice of our data partner very seriously, so after the experience of previous seasons we are glad to establish a long-term partnership with Genius Sports. Its expertise with data management and its involvement in integrity are a guarantee for us in such sensitive matters.”

Sean Conroy, Commercial Director at Genius Sports, said: “With several esteemed clubs including FC Barcelona Bàsquet and Real Madrid Baloncesto, ACB is globally regarded as one of the best, most competitive leagues in basketball. We’re proud to extend this partnership as their exclusive Official Data partner, providing continued investment and opportunities to engage new fans around the world.”