Bulgarian Football Union seals Genius Sports data deal

first_img Topics: Sports betting Strategy Tech & innovation The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) has agreed a new partnership with Genius Sports that it claims will revamp how it captures, controls and distributes live data.The agreement will see the BFU publish real-time statistics from its domestic leagues and cup competitions across its website, a new mobile app, its social media assets and broadcasting feeds.Genius Sports will also deploy its Football LiveStats system, which captures advanced statistics on games, with the BFU system for managing competitions to be integrated with the supplier’s technology. This will allow the governing body to create official statistical records on individual players, teams and tournaments.“We are glad to have found such a renowned partner as Genius Sports to put forward this project,” BFU marketing and communications director Hristo Zapryanov said.“Digitalisation was one of the main priorities in our strategic plan and to use the vast experience of Genius Sports in data gathering and statistics will allow the Bulgarian Football Union to enrich the fan experience and to increase the value of the First and Second professional leagues brands.”Genius Sports head of football Daniele Gonteri said he was proud to be helping the organisation by maximising the value of their assets.“Providing official, accurate and real-time data feeds on all BFU competitions is vital to supporting their digital development, creating meaningful connections with their fans and streamlining their operations,” he said. Sports betting The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) has agreed a new partnership with Genius Sports that it claims will revamp how it captures, controls and distributes live data. Tags: Mobile Online Gambling AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 27th June 2019 | By contenteditor Email Address Regions: Europe Central and Eastern Europe Bulgaria Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Bulgarian Football Union seals Genius Sports data deallast_img read more

Wyoming to consider online sports betting bill

first_img Tags: Online Gambling Regions: US Wyoming AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 13th February 2020 | By contenteditor Wyoming to consider online sports betting bill Lawmakers in Wyoming are to assess a new bill that aims to legalise online and mobile sports wagering in the US state.Sponsored by Representative Tom Walters and Senator Ogden Driskill, House Bill 0225 was introduced in the Wyoming House yesterday (February 12).HB 0225 only refers to online and mobile sports betting, with the aim of opening a regulated market no later than January 1, 2021. Players aged 18 or over would be able to place legal bets on sports inside Wyoming.Operators seeking to secure a licence in the state would have to pay an initial fee of $20,000 (£15,400/€18,400). These permits would be valid for a period of 12 months, after which licence-holders would face an annual renewal fee of $10,000.Read the full story on iGB North America. Legal & compliance Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Lawmakers in Wyoming are to assess a new bill that aims to legalise online and mobile sports wagering in the US state. Topics: Legal & compliance Sports betting Email Addresslast_img read more