Tag Archives: EFL

Richard Flint ends boardroom affairs with Flutter Entertainment

SBC News Richard Flint ends boardroom affairs with Flutter Entertainment

Flutter Entertainment Plc has announced this morning that Richard Flint has decided not to stand for re-election as a member of the board of directors of the FTSE 100 global gambling group. The former Chief Executive of Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet), Flint has served as a Corporate Director of Flutter Entertainment, a company formed from the transformative merger …

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EFL Chairman: “No direct correlation between sponsorship and gambling harm”

SBC News EFL Chairman: "No direct correlation between sponsorship and gambling harm"

EFL Chairman Rick Parry has cited new EFL research that claims there is no evidence of sponsorship leading to an increase in gambling or gambling harm. Speaking to the PA News Agency, Parry backed the rights of EFL clubs to benefit from lucrative deals with betting operators, following the league’s extension of its long-standing partnership with Sky Bet.  The Chairman …

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Sky Bet and EFL offer £6m for community projects across England & Wales

SBC News Sky Bet and EFL offer £6m for community projects across England & Wales

Sky Bet the English Football League (EFL) have announced the launch of the Building Foundations Fund to provide £6m towards community projects across England and Wales. Sky Bet – Flutter Entertainment‘s UK sports betting brand – in its role as the current title partner of the EFL, will invest £1m per year into what has been described as a ‘vital’ …

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Mr Vegas enters EFL Championship as West Brom’s casino partner

SBC News Mr Vegas enters EFL Championship as West Brom’s casino partner

Mr Vegas has been named the official back-of-shirt and casino partner of West Bromwich Albion. The deal covers the 2023/24 season, with the Malta-based operator first appearing on the EFL Championship team’s shirts last Saturday against Middlesbrough at home. Ulle Skottling, Deputy CEO of Mr Vegas, commented: “We are delighted to showcase our product, which boasts the largest number of …

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Sky Bet’s Steve Birch ‘proud’ of RG focus in EFL partnership

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Sky Betting and Gaming’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) doubled down on the responsible and safer gambling commitments of the firm’s partnership with the EFL this week, with the 2023/24 season well underway. Steve Birch, who has held the CCO role at the Flutter Entertainment betting brand since June 2022, referenced the government White Paper as he reflected on Sky Bet’s …

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Maresca’s men outfox Leeds and Southampton in bet365 trading

Maresca's men outfox Leeds and Southampton in bet365 trading

Leicester City’s decision to appoint ex-Manchester City assistant manager Enzo Maresca as their new boss is causing major excitement among football bettors, but data released by bet365 shows that there is also huge support for fellow relegated clubs Leeds United and Southampton in the Championship title race. The three teams that crashed out of the Premier League head the bookmaker’s …

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