Tag Archives: Bookies.com

Gambling.com appoints Gerry Ahern as US content lead

Expanding its US profile, Gambling.com Group Plc has confirmed the appointment of Gerry Ahern as Director of North American Content. A 30-year veteran in sports media and publishing, Ahern will oversee the development of Gambling.com content production for US market audiences. Ahern is the former VP of Content for USA Today Sports (2011-2016) and has most recently served as Editor-in-Chief …

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Landmark 2018 sees Gambling.com push for US acceleration

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Gambling.com Group has detailed its confidence in its future prospects following strong progress achieved during a ‘transformative year’ for its business. Primarily competing within the saturated UK and Nordic online gambling marketplaces, Gambling.com recorded a 63% group revenue increase to €16.2 million (FY2017: €9.9 million), with the company underlining strong organic growth. Detailing a number of automation …

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bookies.com relaunches aiming to become US betting’s ‘top authority’

Industry affiliate marketing publisher Gambling.com Plc (formerly Kax Media) has announced the relaunch of its bookies.com property as a new US-focused sports betting entity. Gambling.com informs that it has redeveloped and revamped the acquired legacy sports betting reviews and information portal with the aim of becoming the US market’s ‘most authoritative and comprehensive destination for legal and licensed sportsbooks’. Relaunching …

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Gambling.com announces “forceful move” into sports betting

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A strategic acquisition has led to the Gambling.com Group making a “forceful move” into the sports betting vertical, via the purchase of Bookies.com and related assets. The firm details a purchase price of an upfront payment of £2m paid as a cash consideration in conjunction with the transfer of the assets, as well as a deferred compensation of £4.5m, which …

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#boscon2017: The room for growth in cricket betting

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The chairman of Bede Gaming, Joe Saumarez Smith stated that the reason cricket hasn’t broken into the mainstream as a betting product is down to it being ‘extremely difficult to price.’ Smith said: “I’m very much of the view that cricket is a fantastic betting game, if you go to an Indian cricket ground you’re surrounded by people all betting …

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Exploring the possibility of affiliate licensing at #boscon2017

The future of affiliates has drawn a great deal of attention from the gambling industry in recent weeks, it’s something that caused Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint to question ‘how the system could carry on?’  With a whole host of industry experts discussing what the future holds for affiliates at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, an idea that was consistently …

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Affiliates a hot topic at #boscon2017

After Sky’s controversial decision to terminate its affiliate programme, it’s unsurprising that the subject of affiliates was discussed in great depth at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Jesper Soegaard, CEO, Better Collective described Sky Bet’s decision as a ‘big move, that they could have handled better.’ Soegaard added that: “Cooperation between operators and affiliates is something we need to tie …

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Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’

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Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the industry on several levels, which is why the issue will …

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XL Media’s Ory Weihs addresses the new business landscape for affiliates at #boscon2017

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A quartet of ‘Super Affiliates’ will be at Betting on Sports 2017 to discuss how the affiliate sector has become a primary gatekeeper for operators seeking new business. The day one ‘Leaders in Betting’ track session at #boscon2017 features four experts in ‘Navigating the new business landscape’, from XL Media CEO Ory Weihs to Better Collective CEO Jesper Soegaard, Clever …

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Bookies.com’s Matthew Glazier – The relationship between operators and affiliates #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Bookies.com Managing Director Matthew Glazier, part of the ‘Super Affiliates’ session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, where betting can work together more closely with sport and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is it …

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