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FanDuel Expands Genius Sports Partnership to Include Official NFL Data Content and Fan Engagement Solutions

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  • Genius Sports to provide official sportsbook, media content and NFL advertising inventory
  • FanDuel designates Genius Sports as a preferred programmatic marketing partner
  • FanDuel will implement Genius Sports’ suite of official NFL data products and trading solutions
  • Agreement demonstrates the continual value Genius Sports provides through its position at the convergence of sports leagues, sportsbooks, and ad-tech

NFL and AWS Launch Artificial Intelligence Challenge to Crowdsource Ways to Automate Player Identification using NFL Game Footage

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Challenge is next step in the NFL's Digital Athlete initiative, designed to improve the long-term health and safety of players

$100,000 in total prize money available; open through November 2, 2021

New York, August 10, 2021 – The National Football League (NFL) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) today launched a new artificial intelligence challenge to create ways for computers to automatically identify players using NFL game footage. New computer vision models created through the challenge will accelerate the NFL's work with AWS to better understand, and aim to reduce, injuries in the NFL. Prize money totaling $100,000 will be awarded to data scientists with winning models. The contest will be open through November 2, 2021.

WEBINAR | Safeguarding in Sport: Considering Subject Access Requests

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Sport Resolutions, in association with Lewis Silkin, will be holding an event on considering and responding to Subject Access Requests (SARs) within the context of sport safeguarding cases on Thursday 14th October via Zoom Webinar.

Alexander Milner-Smith, Co-Head, and Sean Illing, Senior Associate, both of Lewis Silkin's Data & Privacy Group, will be delivering the webinar. The session will provide information on how to consider data sharing in the safeguarding case management context and how to manage cases effectively when dealing with a SAR.  

National Football League Taps Genius Sports Group As Exclusive Distributor of Official League Data

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NEW YORK, NY and LONDON, UK, April 1, 2021 – The National Football League (NFL) and Genius Sports Group (“GSG” or “Genius”), a global leader in digital sports content, technology and integrity services, today announced a new multi-year strategic partnership to power the future of NFL fan experiences using personalized, data-driven technology. Going forward, Genius will be the NFL’s exclusive distributor of real- time official play-by-play statistics, proprietary Next Gen Stats (NGS) data, and the League’s official sports betting data feed to media companies and sports betting operators globally, including the U.S., where legal. In addition, Genius and the NFL will develop a jointly governed technology center/hub dedicated to driving the future of NFL betting through innovation of NFL’s data feeds, data products, and fan engagement offerings.

 

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