Genius Sports receives sports betting provider license in Ohio

Genius Sports receives sports betting provider license in Ohio

Data and tech provider Genius Sports announced Tuesday that it has been granted a Sports Gaming Supplier License in the state of Ohio, by the Casino Control Commission. Legal sports betting will be available in the state beginning on January 1, 2023.

With the addition of Ohio, Genius Sports now holds 39 licenses, or equivalent, in North America across US states, territories, tribes, and Canada, “providing its award-winning products and services to a wide array of clients operating within these jurisdictions.”

Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports, said: “We are honored that the state of Ohio has awarded Genius Sports its sports gaming supplier license to provide licensed sportsbooks across the Buckeye State with access to our groundbreaking NFL products and marketing services.”

“As a growing majority of U.S. states legalize sports betting, Genius Sports welcomes the opportunity to work with states like Ohio, on providing sports fans with official sports data-driven solutions to power their sportsbooks,” he concluded.

Last month, Genius Sports announced new licensing agreements with three sportsbooks to distribute live video streams of NFL matches to their customers in Canada. 

bet365, Bet99 and Rivalry have all been granted the rights to provide their customers in Canada with low-latency video streams of all regular and post-season matches on the NFL through Genius Sports’ fully integrated Watch & Bet solution.