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Gambling.com Group Revenue Grows 19% to a Q3 Record of $23.5M Driven by 42% Increase in North American Revenue

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Gambling.com Group Limited, a leading provider of digital marketing services for the global online gambling industry, reported record third quarter financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2023. The Company also reiterated its guidance for 2023 full-year revenue and Adjusted EBITDA.

Charles Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Gambling.com Group, said: “Our third quarter results highlight our consistent performance driven by robust organic growth in North America. Even in what is traditionally a seasonally slow quarter, we grew new depositing customers 26% to surpass 86,000 which contributed to 19% revenue growth to $23.5 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $6.1 million and Free Cash Flow of $1.6 million.

“Third quarter North American revenue of $12.9 million includes significant growth in our owned assets and a break-out performance from our media partnerships at the start of the Fall sports season. Our ability to quickly scale our strategic media partnerships complements the growth from our influential owned websites. This results in consistent year-over-year market share gains in existing states even as we face tougher comparisons given the significant organic growth we have already achieved. Our strong North American growth was partially offset by a moderation in our U.K and Ireland performance following seven consecutive quarters of average revenue growth of 28% across these well-established markets. We are confident that our growth opportunities in the UK and Ireland markets will remain strong, including the expected benefit from the ramping up of our recently launched media partnership with The Independent for the U.K market.

“Gambling.com Group is expected to continue to benefit from many near- and long-term opportunities to deliver profitable organic growth. These include further market share gains in existing markets, the benefit from expected future expansions of iGaming and online sports betting in new markets in North America and around the world, our ability to scale and optimize our media partnerships and further growth in our more established European markets. We expect that our ability to leverage these revenue drivers with our business model, which generates attractive Adjusted EBITDA margins and strong Free Cash Flow conversion, will continue to increase shareholder value.”

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Third Quarter 2023 and Recent Business Highlights

  • Grew North American revenue 42% to $12.9 million
  • Delivered more than 86,000 new depositing customers
  • Launched the all new Casinos.com in July
  • Successfully launched the Company’s first international media partnership in July with The Independent in the UK
  • Successfully launched operations in Kentucky just before the quarter end on September 28.

Elias Mark, Chief Financial Officer of Gambling.com Group, said: “Third quarter revenue exceeded expectations and Adjusted EBITDA was in line with expectations, reflecting the faster than anticipated acceleration of our North American media partnerships. We are very pleased with the performance of our media partnerships and we expect them to continue to be a key contributor to revenue and cash flow growth going forward. Our year-to-date revenue growth combined with our disciplined focus on capital efficiency generated Free Cash Flow for the first nine months of 2023 of $16.3 million, already exceeding our full-year 2022 level. We remain on track to deliver strong full year results as our reiterated guidance implies year-over-year revenue and Adjusted EBITDA growth of more than 30% and 50%, respectively.”

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MGM Resorts Named a Proud Partner of the New York Yankees

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MGM Resorts International announced a new partnership designating MGM Resorts as a “Proud Partner of the New York Yankees”.

The two organizations will collaborate to deliver exclusive VIP experiences to MGM Rewards members and baseball fans, including the opportunity to watch batting practice from the warning track and throw out a ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium. MGM Resorts will also have brand placement at Yankee Stadium on LED signage, first and third base rotational signage, and its logo appearing on the back of the pitcher’s mound during live local television broadcasts of select games.

“We remain committed to investing in the community, while collaborating with the New York Yankees to provide unparalleled experiences for baseball fans. Our company has owned and operated Empire City Casino and Yonkers Raceway for the past five years. As we continue working to secure a full commercial casino license at Empire City, this partnership allows us to further develop these properties to their potential, while providing the world-class hospitality guests have come to expect from the MGM Resorts brand,” Bill Hornbuckle, CEO & President of MGM Resorts, said.

“We are excited to partner with MGM Resorts this season. Through branding displayed on signage inside Yankee Stadium and integrated into our television broadcasts, the MGM Resorts brand will only see increased exposure and recognition for its resort and casino properties— especially for the nearby Empire City Casino,” Michael Tusiani, SVP of Partnerships at New York Yankees, said.

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As this partnership moves forward, MGM Resorts’ Empire City Casino plans to host New York Yankees-themed fan activities and experiences involving active Major League Baseball players, as well as alumni.

Ed Domingo, President and COO of MGM Resorts’ Empire City Casino, said: “This alliance with the Yankees allows us to create unique and engaging opportunities for guests and baseball fans alike. Empire City sits less than two miles from the Bronx border and is not only the gaming entertainment destination of choice for Bronxites, but also the longtime employer of hundreds of team members who call the Bronx home. We are well positioned to significantly increase that number when a full-scale commercial casino license is secured.”

In November 2018, MGM Resorts and Major League Baseball formed a wide-ranging and groundbreaking partnership in the US and Japan, designating MGM Resorts as the first “Official Gaming Partner of MLB” and “Official Entertainment Partner of MLB”. Additionally, MGM Resorts has been an “Official Partner of MLB Players Inc” since 2022.

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Super Group Announces Exit from U.S. Sportsbook Markets

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Super Group, the parent company of Betway, a leading online sports betting and gaming business, and Spin, the multi-brand online casino, announced that, following the completion of an extensive internal review, the company intends to undertake an exit plan for its sportsbook product in the US.

The company, along with relevant regulators and partners, will shortly begin the process to fully close its U.S. sportsbook operations in the nine states in which it is currently live. Super Group will, however, maintain its iGaming presence in the US and plans to operate two iGaming brands from its Spin portfolio (including Jackpot City) in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Chief Executive Officer Neal Menashe said: “As a global business, we constantly evaluate the optimal use of our resources across all markets in which we operate. We have recently concluded an extensive review of our U.S. operations and, at present, we do not see a long-term path to profitability for the sportsbook product.

“The vast majority of Super Group’s revenue is generated in iGaming and, in line with that strategy, we will continue to offer our leading casino product in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We are open to expanding our U.S. footprint if the right investment or strategic opportunities arise.”

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Funds Advised by Apax Partners LLP Fully Exit their Equity Position in Genius Sports

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Genius Sports Limited announced that Funds advised by Apax Partners LLP (Apax Funds) have fully monetized their equity interest in Genius Sports and no longer holds any shares in the Company. The Apax Funds first acquired a majority interest in Genius Sports in September 2018 and have supported the Company through a period of transformational growth over the last six years.

“Apax has been a tremendous partner to Genius Sports, and we are grateful for their valuable insight and expertise over the last six years. Today marks the conclusion of a very successful partnership, and we look forward to welcoming this next chapter with the ongoing support of our high-quality institutional shareholders,” Mark Locke, Co-Founder and CEO of Genius Sports, said.

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