NEW YORK & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genius Sports activities Restricted (NYSE:GENI) (“Genius Sports activities”), the official knowledge, know-how and business companion that powers the ecosystem connecting sports activities, betting and media, introduced at the moment that it has been briefly licensed by the Massachusetts Gaming Fee as a licensed sports activities wagering vendor. The momentary certificates of authority is legitimate for an preliminary 12 months pending last full authorization.
With the addition of Massachusetts, Genius Sports activities now holds 41 licenses, or equal, in North America throughout U.S. states, territories, tribes, and Canada, offering its award-winning services and products to a big selection of purchasers working inside these jurisdictions.
On-line sports activities betting was signed into regulation by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker in August 2022, making the state one of many newest to legalize sports activities betting and start betting operations. Authorized Massachusetts sports activities betting kicked off January 31 at retail places simply in time for Tremendous Bowl LVII. On-line sports activities betting is anticipated to start in early March 2023.
“We’re honored that the Massachusetts Gaming Fee has awarded Genius Sports activities its momentary sports activities wagering vendor authorization to offer licensed sportsbooks with entry to our exlusive NFL wagering merchandise and media options” mentioned Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports activities. “As an ever increasing variety of U.S. states legalize sportsbetting, Genius Sports activities welcomes the chance to work with states like Massachusetts, on offering sports activities followers with official sports activities data-powered options to energy their sportsbooks.”
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