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Flutter nets Spotify exec Mark Shaw to lead global payments strategy

SBC News Flutter nets Spotify exec Mark Shaw to lead global payments strategy

Flutter Entertainment has hired former Spotify executive Mark Shaw as Director of Global Payments Strategy for the NYSE gambling group. Shaw is recognised as an expert in designing, optimising and operating payment systems of mass market organisations, having formerly led payment divisions for VISA Europe, Barclays and TSB. Of significance in his tenure as Director of Global Payments for Spotify, …

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Paddy Power debuts first immersive game ‘Mansion Heist’ powered by Playtech

SBC News Paddy Power debuts first immersive game 'Mansion Heist' powered by Playtech

Paddy Power has become the first online gambling brand to launch an immersive online game show, in partnership with Playtech. Branded as ‘Paddy’s Mansion Heist’, the immersive game show co-developed by Playtech Live Casino studios has been launched for Paddy Power’s UK and Ireland customers. Audiences were informed that, “Set within Paddy’s Mansion, the game show offers players the opportunity …

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Paddy Power ad celebrates England as favourites for the Euros

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Paddy Power has released a new advert to celebrate England being “Europe’s favourites” to win the upcoming Euros. Featuring Danny Dyer and Peter Crouch, the one-minute advert launched ahead of the tournament kicking off on 14 June pokes fun at the perception of England football fans across the continent. This includes highlighting the fan’s “modesty” with a German man on …

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Flutter Q1 growth dragged by costly Fox option liability 

SBC News Flutter Q1 growth dragged by costly Fox option liability 

Flutter Entertainment Plc maintains its growth momentum and market share upturn across key territories, ahead of relocating its primary shareholding on the NYSE from May onwards. Publishing its Q1 2024 accounts, Flutter reports group revenues of $3.4bn, up 16% on 2023 comparatives of $2.9bn. Group results detailed that Flutter’s brand portfolio increased its average monthly players to 13.7m during the …

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Paddy Power and Checkd Dev offer Mix ‘N Match betting feature

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Paddy Power has enhanced its partnership with Checkd Dev through the launch of new betting solution Mix ‘N Match. As the supplier’s first bespoke product for the Flutter Entertainment brand in the UK, the launch enables users to build combination bets quickly by offering pre-configured betting opportunities.  The pair asserted that these can be personalised rapidly, with easy-to-use filters helping …

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PMU takes on Flutter’s full sportsbook solution 

SBC News PMU takes on Flutter’s full sportsbook solution 

Flutter Entertainment has announced that it will continue its long-standing B2B partnership with PARI MUTUEL URBAIN (PMU), providing a multi-channel sportsbook platform for the French horseracing’s principal betting operator. The B2B unit of Flutter Entertainment has serviced PMU’s sportsbook platform since 2010, a partnership that began under Paddy Power and has been maintained throughout the group’s multiple transitions. Upcoming developments …

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Market Make-up: UK bookies battle on margin control of bet builders…

SBC News Market Make-up: UK bookies battle on margin control of bet builders...

As part Jake Pollard’s ongoing ‘Market Make-up‘ series examining European betting markets unique intricacies and dynamics for engaging audiences. Propus Partners gathered data from UK bookmakers for the Premier League weekend of 12-14 January and analysed how the country’s bookmakers offered bet builders and the margins they applied to them. Global Prominence  Over the last few years, ‘bet builders’, or …

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Paddy Power donates £1m to Prostate Cancer UK after most-viewed darts final

SBC News Paddy Power donates £1m to Prostate Cancer UK after most-viewed darts final

After Paddy Power pledged £1,000 to Prostate Cancer UK for every 180 thrown at the 2024 PDC World Darts Championships, the operator has revealed its final donation.  Although a total of 914 180s were hit, the Irish bookmaker is generously rounding the figure up to whopping £1m. Prostate Cancer UK CEO, Laura Kerby, commented: “A massive thanks to Paddy Power …

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Flutter and its betting brands commit £8m to charity in 2023

SBC News Flutter and its betting brands commit £8m to charity in 2023

Flutter has revealed that its UK and Ireland division has contributed up to £8m in charitable initiatives this year. The news follows its three betting brands, Paddy Power, Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) and Betfair, each forming new partnerships in recent weeks.  Meanwhile, a further £250,000 has been raised through fundraising events for its two Charities of the Year. The …

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