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Flutter secures Australian clearance for Stars Group merger

Flutter Entertainment Plc has received regulatory approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for its proposed merger with The Stars Group Inc.    The Australian competition clearance means Flutter has cleared a significant hurdle in its pursuit of a merger with The Stars Group, which it hopes to push through by Q3 2020. The ACCC had been forced to …

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Paddy Power: Sinn Féin surge sees coalition uncertainty

The Irish gambling landscape is set to face some major changes in the coming months, but what has been a surprise to many is the mass seat gains of Sinn Féin. Speaking to Joe Lee, Head of Political Betting at Paddy Power, he explained that punters are backing a second general election before the end of the year, while a …

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Jade Entertainment unites with RPM Gaming to launch Philippines sportsbook

Asian gaming supplier Jade Entertainment has secured a new agreement with RPM Gaming which will see the duo launch the first GLI-33 certified sportsbook in the Philippines. The sportsbook, which will be launched at Okada Manila, will deliver sports betting services to customers visiting Okada Manila’s flagship casino. Richard Thorp, Director of RPM Gaming, said: “We’re thrilled to have teamed …

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BGC dismisses educational data allegations as ‘categorically untrue’

Responding to recent media reports which alleged that UK betting firms had been engaging with breached data from the ‘Learning Records Service’ educational index, the Betting and Gaming Council (Betting and Gaming Council) has stated that the allegations ‘are categorically untrue.’ In a statement on its website, the BGC reiterated that all betting companies are legally required to conduct age …

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Paddy Power doubles down on ‘unsponsoring’ football

Tomorrow’s League Two match between Newport County and Macclesfield Town will be Paddy Power’s second ‘Unsponsored Derby’ as part of its ‘Save Our Shirt’ campaign. Both Newport and Macclesfield are involved in Paddy Power’s initiative to ‘unsponsor’ clubs which results in the teams having no shirt sponsorship visible. Paddy Power stated: “The trophy is polished, ready and raring to be won …

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Paddy Power named as sponsor of the Irish Gold Cup

Paddy Power has strengthened its commitment to Irish racing after being named as the new sponsor of the Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown Racecourse. The €250,000 Grade 1 chase, first run in 1987, is considered to be one of the highlights of Dublin Racing Festival and will be run on the second day of the Festival at Leopardstown on Sunday, …

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Paddy Power enters fresh turf by launching ‘From the Horse’s Mouth’ podcast

Paddy Power marketing has continued to diversify its media coverage after confirming the launch of its first podcast ‘From the Horse’s Mouth’ dedicated to the sport of racing. Launched today, the Irish bookmaker’s foray into podcasting has been developed by new marketing division ‘Paddy Power Media’ – an umbrella unit which seeks to maintain Paddy Power’s mass-market profile across multiple …

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Bookies Corner – Final Take on UK 2019

Just one day of campaign shenanigans remains as the UK electorate heads for General Election 2019 polls on Thursday 12 December. How confident are bookmakers of their market readings, as polls and punters anticipate a Conservative majority outcome, or will  Britain be hung out to dry on its Brexit election… SBC gets the bookies lowdown.!  _______________ SBC: Entering the final …

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Paddy Power – Trump hits shortest impeachment odds yet remains 2020 frontrunner

Paddy Power Politics has shortened President Donald Trump’s impeachment odds following an explosive first day of testimonies related to ‘Ukraine transcripts’, in which the President is charged with seeking dirt on political rival Joe Biden. Yesterday, US media was gripped as the House of Representatives questioned acting US Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor and State Department official George Kent on Trump’s exchanges …

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Paddy Power’s Sandra Gilmartin wins ‘Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ award

Sandra Gilmartin has been announced as the new Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year, becoming the first Paddy Power store manager to take the title. Gilmartin, 49, operates Paddy Power’s Cross Cheaping branch in Coventry and was announced as the winner earlier this week when she received her award from TV personality Chris Hughes at the JW Marriott Grosvenor …

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