Genius Sports Group (“GSG” or “Genius”) announced today that the Virginia Lottery has awarded a sports betting supply license to Genius Sports Group.
The license enables Genius Sports Group companies Betgenius and Genius Sports Media to power the sportsbook and marketing operations of licensed betting operators within Virginia’s newly legalized sports wagering market.
GSG began operations in the state upon the launch of Virginia’s market on Thursday, January 21st, 2021, supporting clients operating in the Virginia by providing proprietary sportsbook content, management, and marketing solutions.
“With a population of over 8 million, Virginia’s online sports betting market has significant potential,” said Jack Davison, Chief Commercial Officer at Genius Sports. “The market’s timely launch allows local fans to legally bet in time for Super Bowl LV and we can’t wait to work with our partners to deliver the state’s best in-game betting experiences in the years to come.”
With the launch of Virginia’s sports betting market, Genius is now live in eleven U.S. states.