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Better Collective triggers UK power play acquiring AceOdds for €42m

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Better Collective A/S will significantly expand its presence in UK betting, having agreed terms to acquire AceOdds Media and all related assets. Closing trading on 16 May, Better Collective declared to markets that it had acquired AceOdds for a total consideration of €42m, “expanding its foothold in the UK”. As reported, the €42m deal implies a 4x valuation on AceOdds’ …

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Better Collective tops FY2023 high targets ahead of Playmaker refresh   

Better Collective

Better Collective A/S states that it has exceeded financial expectations in revenue and earnings following a transformative year for its business, which acquired seven new media properties for €300m. Year-end trading sees the Stockholm and Copenhagen listed media group’s revenues stand at €327m (FY2022: €269m), alongside an EBITDA result of €110m (FY2022: €85m). Corporate results outperformed the enhanced targets of …

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Better Collective eyes ‘home support’ with Copenhagen dual listing

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Better Collective AS will place its shares on Nasdaq Copenhagen, supplementing the media group’s current trading on Nasdaq Stockholm.  In a corporate filing, the board of Better Collective disclosed plans to co-list the firm’s shares by Q4 2023, pending the fulfillment of customary conditions and approvals. Investors were informed that no new shares would be issued in conjunction with the …

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Vita Media acquires AffiliSearch to expand OMG network 

SBC News Vita Media acquires AffiliSearch to expand OMG network 

Vita Media Group has disclosed that it has acquired pan-European igaming affiliate network AffiliSearch for an undisclosed fee.  The Copenhagen-based igaming publisher and lead generation business will move to enlarge its OMG Affiliate network integrating AffiliSearch’s assets and inventory. Updating stakeholders, Vita branded the acquisition of AffiliSearch as strategically significant in helping the company diversify and improve its commercial offering …

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Danish gambling abides by new advertising complaints board 

SBC News Danish gambling abides by new advertising complaints board 

Strengthening the ‘code-of-conduct on advertising’, Danish operators have launched ‘Spilreklamenævnet’ – an independently managed complaints board monitoring gambling advertising and media.  The founding of Spilreklamenævnet forms part of planned advertising directives for Danish Gambling announced in 2018, which saw regulated incumbents pledge to observe new binding code-of-conduct protections on gambling advertising.     The complaints board will be managed by Danish professional …

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Spillemyndigheden to block 55 unlicensed websites targeting Denmark

SBC News Spillemyndigheden to block 55 unlicensed websites targeting Denmark

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s gambling regulator, has secured a court approval to block 55 websites that had been operating without the relevant licences in the country. This is the highest single number of sites to be closed off since the regulator began intercepting illegal websites in 2012. Including the 55, it has now blocked a total of 145 domains to date. Spillemyndigheden …

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Genius Sports wins DK Injunction against FirstPlay for staff poaching & IP encroachment

SBC News Genius Sports wins DK Injunction against FirstPlay for staff poaching & IP encroachment

Genius Sports has won a Danish injunction order against rival data supplier FirstPlay A/S related to the duplication of its business model, poaching of staff and theft of business-sensitive information. The Copenhagen filed injunction accused FirstPlay of unethical business practices, poaching Genius Sports talent to acquire IP secrets and further business-sensitive data in order to establish a new sports data …

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Pinnacle backs hot esports prospect NORTH

SBC News Pinnacle backs hot esports prospect NORTH

Low-margin bookmaker Pinnacle continues to expand its profile and brand coverage within esports, becoming an official partner of Copenhagen-based esports organisation NORTH (north.gg) Founded in 2017, NORTH is the ‘fast growth’ esports organisation formed by Danish Superliga FC Copenhagen and Nordic entertainment group Nordisk. Since its foundation, NORTH has risen to become one of the leading European esports team ‘consistently …

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Non-Stop Better Collective lays out 2019 ‘US Vision’

SBC News Non-Stop Better Collective lays out 2019 'US Vision'

Industry affiliate marketing network Better Collective has closed its first interim trading period as a Stockholm-listed enterprise, eyeing significant ‘future growth opportunities’ within the online gambling marketplace. Publishing its Q3 2018 trading statement (period ending 30 September), Better Collective detailed accelerated network growth, recording a 68% year-to-date revenue increase of €28 million (YTD2017: €17m). Better Collective’s expanding network achieved a corporate milestone …

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Better Collective Spotlight – CasinoVerdiener – Building an affiliate legacy

SBC News Better Collective Spotlight – CasinoVerdiener - Building an affiliate legacy

In the first of a new series – ‘Better Collective Spotlight’, SBC breaks down the marketing portals of leading industry affiliate publisher Better Collective. 2018 has been a marquee year for Better Collective’s enterprise, which has seen the company IPO on the Stockholm Nasdaq. SBC speaks to Lead Content Editor Karoline Hall on developing Better Collective’s first proposition, German-language casino …

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