(PRESS RELEASE) -- With the acquisition of Canada Sports Betting, Better Collective makes a strong entry to the Canadian market just before the largest province of Ontario launches online sports betting in April 2022. In connection, Better Collective is updating its Financial Targets for the financial year 2022.
Sports betting media group, Better Collective, announces that it has on March 23, 2022 acquired the assets of Canada Sports Betting, for a maximum purchase price of 21.4 mEUR (23.5 mUSD). Better Collective expects that the Canadian activities will generate revenue in excess of 5 mEUR during the financial year 2022. CSB was launched with an ambition to guide sports fans to wagering websites that will suit their betting needs and has become an established sports betting brand with a solid position in the market by helping their users make informed online betting decisions.
The province of Ontario, with a population of approx. 15 million people and a GDP that would place them as the 6th largest state in a US setting, has already granted licenses to multiple commercial operators. The launch of online sports betting in Ontario will take place on April 4, 2022, and a number of other provinces throughout Canada are expected to take steps to regulate their online sports betting markets in the near future.