Affiliate News

Follow the leader… Better Collective launches BetBehind

Industry affiliate Better Collective has confirmed the launch of its latest sports betting product BetBehind, an enhanced ‘auto-betting tool’ which allows users to instantly back the best tipsters from its extensive player/tipster community on bettingexpert.com. Detailing the release of BetBehind, Better Collective development states that it has brought ‘outside industry utility’ to sports betting user engagement, with the company focusing on …

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Police contact ensures Kasino Curt goes up in smoke

Sami Helenius, a former National Hockey League (NHL) player, has walked away from Kasino Curt, his casino affiliate business, just weeks after announcing its launch. Targeting Swedish casino enthusiasts, Helenius was to run the site from his native Finland, however he has decided to quit after receiving police contact. In the Scandinavian nation gambling operations are run by Fintoto, Veikkaus …

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bettingexpert: Spurs fans enjoy European success on Unibet

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Tottenham Hotspur might be experiencing a wobble in the Premier League, but their Champions League matches are proving to be a hit on bettingexpert, particularly with odds from Unibet. Two of the top four matches on the bettingexpert tipster community in November featured Mauricio Pochettino’s side, including their Dele Alli inspired victory over Real Madrid at Wembley and a 2-1 …

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Gambling.com strengthens board & guidance with Fredrik Burvall appointment

Updating the market, industry affiliate Gambling.com Group has informed that former Cherry AB Chief Executive Fredrik Burvall has joined its board of governance as the company undertakes an aggressive M&A led future growth strategy.   A seasoned industry executive, Burvall has held a number of executive positions at Cherry AB, guiding the company through a series of successful growth initiatives. …

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Catena Media bolsters German dynamics with Baybets €26.5 million acquisition

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media continues its M&A expansion confirming that it has agreed to acquire German focused sports affiliate Baybets Ltd. Updating the market, Catena governance informs that it has agreed an initial payment of €26.5 million to takeover Baybets’ 50 website portfolio. Furthermore, its acquisition deal will have an attachment of a further €65 million in …

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Gambling.com secures €16 million funding plan for acquisition-led future growth strategy

Issuing a market update, affiliate portal Gambling.com has detailed that it has completed a €16 million fundraising plan for its future growth strategy. Gambling.com details that 46 investors participated in the funding round, which will be primarily used for acquisition purposes. The agreed bond has a final maturity date of July 2020, with an attached fixed rate coupon of 10%. …

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Catena appoints Pia-Lena Olofsson as Group CFO

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has confirmed the promotion of Pia-Lena Olofsson as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The executive appointment sees Olofsson current CFO of Catena Operations replace Claes Wenthzel as Catena group finance lead. Catena governance informs that Wenthzel has chosen to leave the company due to family reasons. Wenthzel will oversee …

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McBride Racing launches MintBet affiliate platform with Income Access

Irish betting group McBride Racing Ltd has confirmed that Income Access (Paysafe Group) has become the lead affiliate marketing platform supplier for its new MintBet (MintBet.com) online casino and sportsbook brand. Updating the market, McBride Racing will launch a new MintBet affiliate partner programme this November, utilising Income Access tailored industry marketing software. New online betting brand MintBet was launched …

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Catena Media sets 2020 vision

Ahead of its Capital Markets Day (6 December), Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media has announced that it has reset its enterprise long-term financial targets, as corporate governance seeks to extract optimal value for its investors. Updating stakeholders, Catena’s Board has set the enterprise target of generating a group EBITDA in excess of €100 million (£90 million) by the year …

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News Corp Australia appoints Ben Bloomfield as Punters.com.au CEO

News Corp Australia has confirmed the appointment of Ben Bloomfield as new Chief Executive for its racing digital platform Punters.com.au. Bloomfield takes over leadership of Punters.com.au from outgoing CEO & enterprise founder Luc Pettett who has decided to leave the business in order to pursue ‘new projects’. In 2016, News Corp Australia acquired privately owned Punters.com.au outright from Luc Pettett …

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