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Flutter replaces KPMG with Deloitte as sportsbook auditor

Flutter Entertainment has named Deloitte as the auditor for its Paddy Power and Betfair sportsbook brands, according to a report from The Times. Deloitte replaces KPMG – one of its rivals in the ‘Big Four’ auditing firms alongside PwC and EY– as Flutter’s auditor partner, ending a 20 year business relationship. By entering into the agreement with Flutter, Deloitte has …

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Sky Bet launches #StepUp campaign as EFL Play Offs commence

Sky Bet has launched its latest campaign as a partner of the English Football League (EFL), focusing on the upcoming Play Offs deciding the promotion hopes of several teams. The campaign, labelled #StepUp, will see the Flutter Entertainment betting and gaming brand continue the messaging around the play-offs it has displayed for the past three seasons. On-pitch activations and video …

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Flutter calls on start-ups to enhance retail offering

Flutter Entertainment plans to enhance  Paddy Power’s retail offering via its Alpha Hub ‘global innovation community’, calling on emerging tech start-ups to participate.  The group, which operates 625 betting shops across the UK and Ireland, is looking for firms with ‘tenacious ideas’ focused around data and analytics, the in-store experience and the future of self-service terminals.  Interested companies will also …

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GambleAware lauds ‘Big Four’ donations but decries ‘inconsistent approach’

GambleAware has published its list of corporate donors for the 12 months ending 31 March 2022, revealing that the ‘Big Four’ group of UK operators generated 89% of all contributions. The responsible and safer gambling organisation updated that Entain, Flutter Entertainment and William Hill all made donations in the millions, with total industry contributions to GambleAware reaching £34.7 million. The continued …

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Flutter board reshuffle sees Keller Koeppel and Lazzarato assume Chair positions

Flutter Entertainment has announced three changes to its boardroom, with Holly Keller Koeppel, Carolan Lennon and David Lazzarato all taking on roles at the FTSE 100 firm. Following the company’s AGM, Flutter confirmed that Michael Cawley had stepped down as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, whilst Zillah Byng-Thorne has vacated the role as Chair of the Risk …

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PokerStars launches Exchange to strengthen sportsbook offering

PokerStars has moved to enhance its position in the sports betting market by launching a peer-to-peer online betting exchange. Made available to the Flutter Entertainment brand’s customers today via its .com and .EU domains, the PokerStars Exchange will enable the firm’s customers to buy and sell bets with other punters internationally with access to a range of markets. The online …

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Flutter calls on Betfair Cluj recruitment drive to support global IT expansion

Flutter Entertainment has disclosed to Romanian media that it seeks to recruit 500 new software developers and IT engineers to join its Betfair Cluj Napoca tech hub. The FTSE100 betting group has operated its Cluj tech hub since 2015, established by its Betfair business ahead of the subsidiary’s £4 billion merger with Paddy Power – a transformative deal that laid …

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Maxima Compliance expands global management team with Burgoyne & de Graaff hires

Maxima Compliance has bolstered its global management team with the senior hires of Andrew Burgoyne as Head of Regulatory and Mike de Graaff as the company’s Regional Compliance Manager for the Netherlands. Burgoyne joins Maxima Compliance after more than three years as Compliance Manager at FTSE 100 online gambling Flutter Entertainment Plc. He previously worked for Sky and the Advertising …

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