Fantini Emerging Insights Videos: Genius Sports

Fantini Research: Emerging Insights
Interviews with the Gaming Industry’s Leaders

PRESS RELEASE March 18, 2021


Ahead of its IPO through SPAC dMY Technology Group II, Genius Sports Co-Founder and CEO Mark Locke details why Genius is a picks-and-shovel play on sports betting, likening the company to an ETF as it does business with the entire industry.

Locke explains the advantages of Genius’ position as a sports data company including long-term contracts and recurring revenue to investors. He details Genius’ relationships with sportsbooks, leagues and the company’s business model including typical revenue share.

“The opportunities are enormous,” Locke said, adding that the service Genius provides is “mission-critical” to sports betting.

Genius expects the IPO to be completed by the end of the quarter.


Locke’s interview:
Previous videos in the Emerging Insights series feature these CEOs:
John Levy – Score Media and Gaming, Michael Daly - Catena Media,
John Acres - Acres Technology, Greg Carlin - Rush Street Interactive,
Andrew Burke - Bluberi, Tim Minard - Eclipse, Todd Cravens - Galaxy Gaming,
David Field – Entercom, Matt Davey - Tekkorp, Earle Hall - Axes Network,
Randy Sampson - Canterbury Park, and Charlo Barbosa - GoodGamer.

This is an ongoing service and more videos will be posted throughout the year.

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Any questions about the series can be addressed to Associate Publisher Ashley Diem at or at +1 302 730 3793.