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Wyoming Awards Genius Sports Inaugural Sports Betting License

State gaming authority grants Genius Sports approval to support sportsbook partners statewide. Genius Sports Limited (NYSE:GENI) ("Genius Sports"), the official data, technology and commercial partner that

Benzinga · 09/01/2021 17:30

State gaming authority grants Genius Sports approval to support sportsbook partners statewide.

Genius Sports Limited (NYSE:GENI) ("Genius Sports"), the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, announced today that it has been granted a long term Online Sports Wagering Vendor Permit by the Wyoming Gaming Commission.

With the addition of Wyoming, Genius Sports is now authorized to operate in 15 U.S. states, powering award-winning official data, streaming, and marketing solutions for leading sportsbooks and lotteries.

Online sports betting was authorized in Wyoming today, making the state the 23rd to legalize sports betting and begin betting operations. Earlier today, the Wyoming Gaming Commission also approved operating licenses for Genius sportsbook partners DraftKings and BetMGM.

"We are honored that the Wyoming Gaming Commission has joined the growing number of U.S. gaming authorities that have granted Genius a betting supplier license. Our team looks forward to working with our industry-leading sportsbook partners to deliver compelling, high integrity sports betting experiences throughout the great state of Wyoming," said Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports. "The momentum behind U.S. sports betting continues to increase and we are excited to help the American market to fulfill its massive potential as we pursue licensing in additional states."