As the annual SBC Awards fast approach, CasinoBeats is launching a series of feature articles previewing a select few of the gongs up for grabs. 

Now in its sixth year and recognising the achievements of operators, suppliers and affiliates from across all the major disciplines, it’s the latter that comes under the microscope in this first entry as those vying for ‘Casino Affiliate of the Year’ make their case.

Better Collective

Better Collective’s vision is to empower igamers through transparency and technology. Our mission is to make gambling entertaining, transparent and fair so that our users are better suited for navigating the igaming world which continues to be more and more complex.

Our endeavours over the last twelve months have helped bolster our status as the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and igaming communities.


Blexr has had an excellent year in which it’s achieved growth, encouraged innovation, increased its revenue, expanded its brand power and made significant charity contributions, thanks to the tireless efforts of its staff.

Our FTD revenue this year has seen an enormous 192 per cent increase since January, and our click-to-deposit rate shows a 66 per cent increase. We’ve also achieved great results through our 80 per cent increase in registrations and a 20 per cent increase in clicks to our advertised operators.

But our email marketing campaign for Q2 in 2019 was even better, increasing by a whopping 349 per cent when compared with the same period last year.

Catena Media

With 13+ years of experience, AskGamblers is one of the biggest affiliate websites in the world, which has managed to stay at the forefront, leading the industry, accepting changes and quickly adapting to them.

What separates this website from all other affiliate websites out there are most probably the people behind it, who are constantly working on new features, evaluating and refurnishing the old ones, nurturing relationships, creating amazing content, all with the idea to push the limits to achieve even better results and stay ahead of the competition.

Strategic thinking, planning, innovation and implementation are some of the key elements for success, and definitely something that has enabled us to grow to the next level Group Group has continued to develop its casino proposition with a focus on growth, high quality traffic generation and insightful content for a large, global audience. The group delivered industry-leading organic revenue growth and successfully implemented key content strategies across this vertical.

This was achieved against the backdrop of a strategic shift in focus towards becoming a leader in the US market for casino content. New markets, diverse content and product innovation has ensured that the group remains an important voice in online casino industry.

Matching Visions

Affiliate networks play an important role for online casinos and online gaming. This is due to the fact that they house a lot of various affiliates. Matching Visions in particular, houses over 1500 affiliate and offers deals for a variety of affiliates from small to big. Matching Visions also houses hundreds of the best brands, which means affiliates get the best brands with the best rewards.

Natural Intelligence

Natural Intelligence is a world leading affiliate in the comparison sites arena. Our unique technologies give us a competitive advantage in the marketplace, allowing us to generate high-intent traffic.

Our top ten comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose their online sports betting and gambling operators in a variety of markets, including the UK, France and Australia. Our partners, some of which are among the most prominent websites worldwide, utilise our platform to enhance their online presence.


Raketech was founded to guide and inspire people towards making informed decisions when searching for sports betting information and services online. The past year was the most significant in our history after we successfully listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in June 2018 – we managed to keep innovation alive in a corporate environment, enhancing our agile operational model to deliver impressive growth.


Our flagship Swedish brand,, is a household name amongst the online gambling community in Sweden. The site has long established itself as a primary source of knowledge when it comes to everything related to online casinos – from brand reviews to industry news, exclusive interviews with industry leaders and the latest gambling trends in Sweden.

Stuart Simms, group CEO, commented: “With such a strong showing among this year’s entries, we are honoured to be nominated and want to thank everyone who contributed to the success of

“Our excellent team of marketing experts, business analysts and product development are constantly working to maintain our standing as the industry leader that delivers unique, engaging websites powered by industry experience, investment in innovative technology and unique data.”

Tickets for the SBC Awards 2019 are now on sale. In addition to the ceremony and entertainment, all attendees will enjoy a champagne and cocktail reception, three-course dinner and complimentary drinks, while businesses booking VIP tables will also benefit from company branding, five extra bottles of champagne and a dedicated table waiter.

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