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Göran Blomberg assumes Catena Media interim CEO role

Göran Blomberg assumes Catena Media interim CEO role

Göran Blomberg has been selected as the interim CEO of Catena Media, taking over from Per Hellberg who has stepped down from his role as of today. Blomberg has served as a member of the Catena Media Board of Directors since May 2019, having also held the position of Chairman since May 2020. During his tenure as CEO, Öystein Engebretsen …

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How Sebastian Jarosch is building a better future for Betsson Group Affiliates

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Reputation management, showing support to its affiliates and growing the team with new talent have topped the bill for Sebastian Jarosch in his first few months at Betsson Group Affiliates. It hasn’t been the easiest of starts for Jarosch, who joined the team as Head of Affiliates with the Covid pandemic in “full swing” and with affiliates partners facing new …

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OneFootball shows multimedia ambitions by acquiring Dugout

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OneFootball has acquired Dugout in a move which will expand its digital media portfolio, whilst also securing a working relationship with Europe’s biggest football clubs.   The acquisition will see Dugout’s exclusive video content added to the OneFootball app, which will obtain a new premium club content vertical to promote its 70 million global users.  Securing Dugout content, OneFootball will continue …

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2020 wrap-up for affiliates: The good, the bad and the ugly

Oh, where to begin? This was a turbulent year for affiliates. After a great start and what turned out to be our only live conference in London, we soon faced a new world of facemasks, social distancing, and home-alone isolation.  I looked at the event photos from the iGaming Affiliate Conference at the Excel in London back in February, and …

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Smarkets secures SBK listing on Oddschecker

Smarkets has announced that its ‘SBK’ sportsbook app has gone live on the Oddschecker grid. SBK’s market odds, directly indexed from the Smarkets betting exchange, will now be displayed across Oddschecker’s market-leading comparison site which attracts a reported three million unique users per month. The SBK sportsbook was launched in the summer of 2019, as Smarkets’ proprietary built sportsbook app …

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UKGC issues guidance on copyright duties

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has urged licensed operators to register their subsidiaries with the City of London Police’s ‘Infringing Website List’ (IWL) to safeguard the UK’s digital laws on intellectual property rights and copyright infringement. The IWL is an online portal operated by London Police’s ‘Intellectual Property Crime Unit’ (PIPCU), which maintains an up-to-date list of websites that infringe …

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Catena reviews M&A options to continue global momentum

Catena reviews M&A options to continue global momentum

Catena Media has outlined its plans to pursue new M&A opportunities and international expansion as it seeks to grow the global footprint of its affiliate marketing network. Publishing its Q3 trading statement (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed Catena noted that its operating revenue amounted to €24.9 million, down 6% from €26.4 million in the same period last year. New Depositing …

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Compare.bet launches betting tips and odds comparison for UK users

Multi-vertical online gambling comparison site Compare.bet has increased its focus on sports betting by launching two new features – betting tips and odds comparison. A site with more of a background in online casino, creating a high-quality sports betting product has emerged as a key company objective for 2021. Compare.bet’s odds comparison service, which currently aggregates six UK bookmakers with …

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7StarsPartners kicks off Affiliate Christmas Race

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7StarsPartners, the multi-brand affiliate program, has launched a brand new initiative to encourage affiliates to drive new customers to its operator brands.  Named the Affiliate Christmas Race, the festive-themed competition will see 7StarsPartners give away €50,000 in prizes to participants as part of a huge customer acquisition push before the end of the year. Affiliates can sign up to 7StarsPartners’ …

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Better Collective maintains full-year guidance despite COVID headwinds

Better Collective is confident of maintaining its full year financial guidance despite facing significant headwinds as a result of COVID-19. Publishing its Q3 results, the sports betting media group noted that it is ‘cautiously’ expecting the remainder of 2020 and 2021 to be filled with sports and increased betting activity, allowing it to remain on track for fulfilling its full-year …

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