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Gambling.com welcomes Matti Metsola as first Head of Legal

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Digital marketing service providers Gambling.com Group has announced the strengthening of its team, through the appointment of Matti Metsola for the newly created role of Head of Legal. Metsola, who joins the teams from Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) where he held position of GiG’s first General Counsel, commented: “The affiliate sector is among the most dynamic parts of the online …

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Altrincham unveil ‘FootyAccumulators.com Stand’ after deal

Non-league Altrincham FC has renamed its main stand the FootyAccumulators.com Stand in time for the new season, after striking a sponsorship deal with Manchester-based CheckdMedia. The deal will include regular collaborations and access to exclusive content, as Altrincham look to continue their recent success following promotion back into the National League. Altrincham Director Lawrence Looney, who was a key player in …

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Catena builds FX muscle acquiring LeapRate.com

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media Plc continues to diversify its services portfolio, confirming that it has acquired forex FX trading publisher LeapRate.com. Updating the market, Catena governance details that the agreed deal will see the company pay an initial US $4 million ($2m cash + 2m share issue) transaction for LeapRate’s entire FX publisher portfolio. Furthermore, Catena governance …

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Ronaldo and Messi top Goal list despite early World Cup exits

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Data from global football publisher Goal proves that despite early exists, Ronaldo and Messi were still the stars of the 2018 World Cup, with Neymar close behind. Over the course of the World Cup, more than 159 million fans engaged with Goal through a combination of its websites, mobile apps and social accounts, 111 million of which came through its 38 …

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Lottoland expands affiliate scope with Income Access deal

Lottoland, the online lottery brand allowing players to wager on a range of international jackpots, has expanded its partnership with Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider. To support Lottoland’s recent expansion into Canada and growth in new markets as well as its relaunch in existing markets, the brand’s Income Access-powered affiliate programme will now also be managed by …

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Ringier Sportal to buy top Romanian online sports portal

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Ringier Sportal SRL has struck a deal with Intact Media Group to purchase its leading Romanian sports magazine Gazeta Sporturilor, including the publication’s print edition and website GSP.ro. Ringier Sportal SRL, a joint venture between Ringier Romania SRL and Bulgaria’s Sportal Media Group, believes the transaction will turn Ringier Romania into the country’s digital media leader. It is expected to …

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Onefootball takes 15.5 million WC group stage predictions

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As the World Cup moved into the knockout stage, Onefootball had already experienced two weeks of astonishing engagement through more than 15.5 million match predictions. The Berlin-based football media platform confirmed that across the 48 group stage matches, more than 15.5 million predictions were submitted through its match-prediction feature. This is the first step in bringing the user to voice …

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Better Collective unveils Austrian acquisitions

In its first acquisition since its recent IPO, Better Collective has completed the purchase of all shares in Austrian based Bola Webinformation GmbH, including its flagship product Wettbasis.com. Bola Webinformation GmbH marks Better Collective’s largest acquisition and allows the firm to expand its already strong presence in German speaking markets. The purchase price has been agreed to €36.3m, of which €30.8m has been …

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Oddschecker’s World Cup story thus far

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The business end of the World Cup is well and truly underway, with one slip in the knockout rounds holding the possibility between crucial progression and a disappointing flight home. As everyone’s gaze focuses straight ahead however, Oddschecker have been busy looking back at the last fortnight of football, which saw an exciting group stage of 48 games have 122 …

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Catena gains Italian Vision with ASAP Sports acquisition

Industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media enters the Italian online betting market confirming that it has acquired digital sports media publisher ASAP Italia for a total consideration of €16 million. Updating the market, Catena governance has put forward €12.5 million cash deal to acquire all ASAP portals and lead generation services. Furthermore, the Stockholm-listed enterprise will add ‘€3.5 deferred consideration’ …

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