Tag Archives: Flutter

Flutter hails £24m social impact of #ClubsinCrisis fund

Flutter Entertainment has revealed that its #ClubsinCrisis fund has generated £24 million in social/community benefits according to independent research conducted by Newton for a charity partner Made by Sport. The FTSE100 betting group launched its #ClubsinCrisis fund in March 2021, forming its Cash4Clubs partnership with Made by Sport – a UK  charity that champions local sports development as a vital …

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Peter Jackson: Sustainable play is key for Flutter to match changing UK economics

Peter Jackson, Group CEO of Flutter Entertainment Plc described 2021 results as a ‘tale of two halves” for the FTSE100 betting group’s UK&IRE brands.   Matched against COVID-influenced record wagering Q4 2020 comparatives, Jackson admitted that the group’s flagship UK&IRE business had somewhat lost its trading momentum. UK&IRE teams “saw a very material swing in sports results year-on-year. The swing from …

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Betting industry fights gender bias in International Women’s Day campaign

Professionals of the global betting market, such as Flutter, Kindred and DraftKings, are working on a campaign ahead of International Women’s Day 2022, to highlight examples of gender bias in the industry. Produced by Square in the Air and All-In Diversity, the project also aims to offer resources for companies and individuals seeking support, whilst the campaign includes  commitments from …

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Irish bookmakers challenge lottery betting ban

Bookmakers in Ireland have voiced their opposition to the potential passing of a law that would prohibit bets on the National Lottery. As reported in the Irish Examiner, the Seanad will debate a bill today that would ban firms from offering bets on the outcome of the National Lottery draw, which has been available since its formation in the 1980’s. If passed, the bill …

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Flutter reopens Dublin HQ following +€15m makeover   

Flutter Entertainment Plc has officially reopened its international HQ in Dublin following a €15.5 million investment to develop a state-of-art office to house its growing international workforce. The Dublin HQ has been designed by Claremont Group Interiors, who were charged with developing a ‘frictionless workspace’ that will accommodate 1,700 colleagues working across the key functions of sports trading, technology, product …

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Camelot favoured to keep National Lottery contract

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is reported to favour Camelot Group maintaining its position as steward of the National Lottery. The Daily Telegraph, this morning reported that the Commission would notify to PM Boris Johnson that “the current operator as the best incumbent to manage government’s lucrative contract”. Camelot has served as the operating company of the National Lottery since …

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Flutter opens Ceuta hub to support Spanish market growth ambitions  

Flutter Entertainment has opened a strategic hub in the Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta to support its Spanish market operations. Local news sources have disclosed that the hub will form part of the ‘Flutter International’ unit of the FTSE100 gambling group, who are reported to be in the process of hiring 30 Ceuta based employees The Ceuta hub aims to …

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Flutter turbocharges AUS & US growth as EURO headwinds mount

Flutter Entertainment Plc continues to underline its operating efficiency to help match its global scale demands and strengthen its brand portfolio’s leading position across multiple markets.  Posting its Q3 trading update, The FTSE100 betting group registered corporate revenues of £1.43 billion up 9% on corresponding 2020 results of £1.32 billion.  Topline growth was attributed to Flutter maintaining a double-digit increase …

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BGC initiates ‘Take Time to Think’ campaign to replace ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has replaced its long-running ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’ campaign with a new safer gambling slogan, ‘Take Time to Think’. A series of TV advertisements depicting customers paying mid-play before considering the use of safer gambling tools will kickstart the campaign, the messaging of which will be adopted across operator’s online and retail channels. …

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