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SBC Spotlight: Jesper Søgaard – “Better Collective stronger on all fronts following 2021 diversification”

Speaking to SBC, Better Collective CEO and Co-Founder Jesper Søgaard looks back at an eventful 2021 that transformed the Stockholm-listed firm’s global outlook by diversifying its business units beyond affiliate publishing… Overall, I think 2021 was a great year in spite of the fact that most of the world was still affected by the impact of COVID-19. However, the pandemic …

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SBC Leaders: Rush Street will ‘keep trucking’ on local and international growth

With a new year comes new opportunities, and for Rush Street Interactive (RSI), the focus will remain on maintaining momentum on both the domestic US market and internationally.  Appearing in the latest episode of the SBC Leaders podcast Lauren Seiler, Associate Vice President of Investor Relations and Development at RSI, spoke to SBC Global Relationship Director Kelly Kehn about the …

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New York opening lauded as ‘huge moment’ and ‘significant milestone’ by European suppliers

Legalised mobile sports betting in the state of New York is due to commence tomorrow (8 January), as the New York State Gambling Commission (NYSGC) approved licences for four operators.  Issuing an update this morning, the state regulatory body advised that each of the four licence holders had satisfied all necessary statutory and regulatory requirements for mobile sports betting.  Furthermore, …

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Marc Pedersen, Better Collective: Capitalising on the US market boom

Better Collective will use its experience from Europe to lay the foundation for its US market expansion, Marc Pedersen – CEO of Better Collective US – told SBC News. In this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, Pedersen discusses how the sports media publisher plans to drive acquisition and retention to its partners stateside, before shining a light on some of the …

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STS Holding ownership eyeing up future investments following Warsaw IPO

 STS Holding SA‘s owners, the Juroszek family, are reportedly planning on making stock purchases and launching an investment arm, according to Bloomberg.  By selling 30% of shares in STS, Poland’s largest sports betting operator, ownership were able to raise 1.08 billion zloty (€235.5m). STS is currently on track to begin trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange later this week, with …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Taking the safer gambling conversation to the next level

For November’s Better Collective Spotlight, we delve into the world of social responsibility and some of the initiatives that the Danish sports media publisher has introduced to tackle problem gambling behaviour. Following on from Safer Gambling Week (SGW), which took place from 1 – 7 November, Esben Skou Vinther, Senior Director for Group Strategy & Execution, told SBC News that …

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Better Collective praises US performance following record September revenues

A strong performance across its US assets has allowed Better Collective to reach a new monthly revenue record in September. Publishing its interim Q3 report for the three months ended 30 September, Better Collective revealed that group revenue grew by 148% to €45.4 million, up from €18.3 million in Q3 2020.  September’s revenue, which totalled €20.3 million, accounted for 45% …

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Better Collective moves to strengthen US position via RotoGrinders acquisition

Better Collective has taken the decision to acquire the remaining 40% shares in RotoGrinders Network for a purchase price of €33 million, in a bid to strengthen its position in the US sports betting market.  To complete the transaction, the Copenhagen-based firm will pay €22 million in cash and the remainder in either shares or cash, with both components transferred …

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Better Collective launches Gamalyze problem gambling tool

Better Collective has launched its Gamalyze responsible gambling product across its primary sports betting media brands, coinciding with Safer Gambling Week 2021. Produced by Mindway AI – acquired by Better Collective earlier this year – the product functions as a self-assessment tool in the form of a virtual card game, and is offered to online gamblers where the player tries …

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Better Collective appoints Pablo Jensen as new tech lead 

Better Collective AS has moved to strengthen its technology leadership, announcing the appointment of Pablo Jensen as SVP of Product & Tech.  The former CTO of Sportradar (2013-2019), Jensen joins Better Collective leadership team from North American SaaS compliance solutions provider GAN Integrity, where he served as the business’ technology lead. Better Collective underlined Jensen’s 20-year tech leadership and proven …

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