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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 (pictured below), Senior Director for Group Strategy & Execution, told SBC …

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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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Joris Dekkers: Capitalising on the Dutch opportunity for Better Collective

Jorris Dekkers: Capitalising on the Dutch opportunity for Better Collective

All eyes have been on the Netherlands since it opened its doors to online gambling at the start of this month, and for Joris Dekkers (pictured below) – Managing Director of Better Collective Netherlands – the Dutch market presents a “great opportunity” for growth.  As part of this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, the “highly digitalised” nature of the Dutch market …

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Better Collective agrees on $12m incentive plan to retain Action Network talent

Better Collective AS has disclosed a new management incentive plan related to its acquisition of US media subsidiary Action Network. Last May, Stockholm-listed Better Collective closed its biggest M&A transaction to date by agreeing a $240 million deal to acquire Action Network – significantly bolstering the publisher’s US media presence. Better Collective’s Remuneration Committee has agreed terms on a management …

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Mindway AI rolls out responsible gambling solutions across Dutch market

As the Dutch market opens up from today, Mindway AI will support its customers across the Netherlands by rolling out its responsible gambling solutions.

As the Dutch market opens up from today, Mindway AI will support its customers across the Netherlands by rolling out its responsible gambling solutions. Mindway AI, which was acquired by Better Collective earlier this year, will support operators across the Dutch market by supplying its GameScanner solution to help “identify at-risk and problem gamblers early and accurately”. In addition, customers …

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Better Collective Spotlight: The science behind Mindway AI’s Gamalyze

As Better Collective continues to enhance its focus on responsible gambling, Mindway AI and its Gamalyze tool is playing a key role in delivering an early risk assessment for players. That’s according to Rasmus Kjaergaard, CEO of Mindway AI. As part of this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, Kjaergaard spoke with SBC News about Mindway AI’s Gamalyze tool and the ways …

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Better Collective bolsters Dutch foothold ahead of online market launch

Better Collective has moved to strengthen its position in the Dutch betting and gaming market via two acquisitions, ahead of next month’s online launch.  Separate transactions consisting of upfront payments of €5.9 million and €3.75 million has seen Better Collective acquire sports media website Soccernews.nl and ‘well established’ online sports betting community Voetbalwedden.net. Although Better Collective anticipates a positive impact …

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