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Better Collective praises M&A strategy as 2021 gets off to ‘strong start’

Better Collective praises M&A strategy as 2021 gets off to ‘strong start’

‘Record’ acquisitions and US regulatory developments have allowed Better Collective to get off to a ‘strong and exhilarating start’ for 2021 as the sports betting media group recorded organic revenue growth of 19% in Q1. Publishing its financial results for the three months ending 31 March, Better Collective noted that revenues for Q1 grew by 86% to €38.8 million, up …

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KSA begins affiliate sweep ahead of Dutch KOA launch 

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands Gambling Regulatory Authority, has sanctioned a ‘new round of action’ against websites promoting unlicensed operators deemed to be targeting Dutch consumers. The tougher monitoring of affiliate websites will be undertaken by KSA, as the regulator moves to officially launch the Netherlands regulated online gambling marketplace on 1 October under the mandate of the Kamer approved ‘Remote …

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bet365 rebrands affiliate programme to bet365 Partners

bet365 Partners

bet365 has rebranded its affiliate programme to bet365 Partners to recognise how it sees relationships with new and existing advertisers.   The new programme, previously bet365 affiliates, includes features designed to support, inform and enhance the relationship between the operator and its partners. It is available in 20 languages with five products to promote – sports, casino, poker, games and bingo.  …

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Better Collective powers up US vision with $240m buyout of Action Network

Better Collective AS stated that it has secured the ‘outright leader’s position’ in US sports betting’s media and affiliate landscape, having reached ‘definitive terms’ to acquire the Action Network.  This Monday, Better Collective announced its biggest M&A transaction to date, acquiring all assets of US sports betting publisher Action Network for $240 million (€198m) on a ‘cash and debt-free basis’. …

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Flutter eyes Oddschecker sale as focus shifts to core business growth

Flutter Entertainment is actively reviewing options to sell its Oddschecker business, as the FTSE100 firm focuses its core operations to strengthen its global sports betting and igaming units  This afternoon, Sky News reported that Flutter had recruited New York investment bank Moelis & Company to advise on the sale of Oddschecker – recognised as UK and Australian betting markets’ leading …

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AskGamblers dispute service to cover sports betting

Online gambling player community AskGamblers has expanded its customer mediation service to cover sports betting-related disputes.    The Catena Media owned property has operated its ‘AskGamblers casino complaint service’ (AGCCS) since 2009, returning more than $6m to customers in 2020 via settled disputes with operators. Players who seek to resolve a dispute with an AskGamblers accredited sportsbook will be paired …

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IMGL widens global focus with gaming law magazine launch

In recognition of its global focus and growing membership base, the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) has launched a new magazine covering gambling law. Replacing the firm’s previous jurisdiction-based publication, the new IMGL Magazine will be released on a quarterly basis as a digital publication available to members, in addition to non members involved in partnerships with SBC Gaming, …

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Catena notifies investors of a record Q1 opening performance 

Catena Media has revealed an ‘exceptionally strong opening’ to its 2021 trading, as the company anticipates Q1 2021 revenues to top the €40 million mark.  This morning, the Stockholm-listed affiliate marketing publisher released its Q1 pre-close trading statement, alerting investors that Catena would deliver a record quarterly revenue performance.  Updating investors, Catena estimated that its Q1 adjusted EBITDA will fall …

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Better Collective enhances Swedish status with latest media acquisition

Better Collective has strengthened its position in the Swedish market via an acquisition of online sports betting media platform Rekatochklart.com. Agreed at a paying price of €3.8 million and paid in cash, the transaction has enabled Bettor Collective to consolidate the acquired asset into its group accounts, and was completed as an asset purchase from Win & Fun Media Ltd. …

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Jesper Søgaard: Mindway AI underpins Better Collective’s sustainable future

Better Collective has reaffirmed its commitment to developing Mindway AI as the technology to deliver the group’s sustainable objectives in a new era for igaming and sports betting media. Operating as global gaming’s biggest media publisher, Better Collective underlined the importance of building up its safer gambling and risk detection capabilities – as confirmed in its 2020 ‘Better for Bettors’ …

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