Affiliate News

Community matters… Snack Media invests in Vital Football

Digital sports publisher Snack Media has moved to expand its media network by investing in Vital Football, a creator of digital football communities, information and content. The undisclosed investment will see Snack Media revamp Vital Football’s legacy website, and further improve its associated football communities’ monetisation, fan engagements and content solutions. Further to the investment, Snack Media CEO & Co-founder Niall …

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Raketech unveils plans for TVmatchen.nu expansion

Raketech has announced plans to enhance its sports listings platform TVmatchen.nu with all-new dedicated sections for the biggest sporting events in 2018. The TVmatchen platform delivers real-time sports TV listings, statistics and betting tips to millions of sports fans across Sweden, Norway (TVkampen.com) and Denmark (TVsporten.dk). Raketech has confirmed plans to roll-out dedicated content for the biggest sporting events of …

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Campeonbet to utilise partnership to support global expansion

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Campeonbet has launched an affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, as part of  a strategy to break out from its Southern and Central American focus and expand into new markets worldwide. The Curacao licensed online sportsbook and casino brand is available in a multitude of languages, and following regulatory approval intends to enter new global markets in 2018. As …

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Catena increases corporate debt structure to €250 million

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media Plc has confirmed the successful placement of a new €150 million senior unsecured bond due for 2021. The update sees Catena governance expand its current corporate debt framework to €250 million ‘new bond loan’, with corporate interest payments reduced from 6.75 to 5.5%. Moving forward, Catena governance will refinance its existing €100 …

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Gambling.com bolsters group board of directors

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Gambling.com, the providers of digital marketing services for the global iGaming industry, has announced a new duo of appointments. Taking its total of independent non-executive directors to three, the firm has brought Susan Ball and Pär Sundberg on board. Ball, an experienced senior executive and board member in the online gambling industry, has previously led the Initial Public Offering (IPO) …

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Better Collective strengthens governance with communications specialist Petra von Rohr

Leading industry affiliate publisher Better Collective, has moved to strengthen its corporate governance confirming the appointment of Petra von Rohr as a new board member. A finance and corporate communications specialist, von Rohr becomes a Better Collective corporate advisor as the company expands within new markets and bolsters its industry portfolio through M&A activity. von Rohr currently serves as Group …

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Toby Oddy – Digital Fuel – Taking innovation by the horns to deliver a profitable service

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Marketing agency Digital Fuel will mark this year’s London Affiliate Conference (LAC) by launching a new GDPR compliant acquisition platform for the online gambling sector. Ahead of the conference, the company’s founder and CEO Toby Oddy spoke to SBC News about the importance of attending high profile trade shows, how the increased regulatory responsibilities have shaped the market, and what …

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Jesper Søgaard – Better Collective – Bringing our industry beyond the screen at LAC

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The affiliate sector has been shaken up by a growing wave of consolidation, combined with increased regulatory responsibilities and levels of compliance placed on affiliates. Ahead of the London Affiliate Conference (LAC), we caught up with Better Collective CEO Jesper Søgaard to discuss the state of the market, along with the importance of industry gatherings, and what he thinks will …

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High flying Catena Media confident of future outlook closing record breaking 2017

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media Plc enters 2018 full of confidence having produced yet another ‘record-breaking performance’for Q4 2017 (period ending 31 December). A strong finish to 2017 trading, saw Catena record Q4 corporate revenues Of €20 million, an increase of 63% on corresponding Q4 2016’s €12.3 million. Updating investors, Catena governance highlighted the firm’s ability to quickly refine …

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Changing regulatory landscape sees Betway move affiliate program in-house

Seeking to meet new industry regulatory demands placed on advertising and player acquisition, online bookmaker Betway has confirmed that it will move its affiliate marketing program in-house. Updating stakeholders, Betway marketing informs that its decision has been motivated by the substantial regulatory changes within its active operational territories. Moving forward, all Betway third-party marketing partners will now be fully managed …

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