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Angels back Slipper’s PickGuru to crack live sports gaming conundrum  

PickGuru, the new venture of Stats Perform and DAZN Co-Founder Oliver Slipper, has completed its seed funding round securing an enterprise investment of £2.6 million.  The start-up’s angels that include Paddy Power, have backed Slipper to deliver a ‘social gaming disruptor’ that will bridge real money wagering engagements with live sport. Launching his latest venture, Slipper has gathered a heavyweight …

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Flutter Entertainment enters long-term streaming partnership with RMG

Flutter Entertainment and Racecourse Media Group (RMG) have confirmed the signing of a long-term partnership, lasting until 2028, focusing around streaming rights and marketing. The deal will see Flutter Entertainment leverage RMG’s horse racing streams to supply more content to its customers across its online and retail Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Bet verticals. Meanwhile, RMG will look to utilise …

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Paddy Power ends RTÉ broadcast partnership 

Paddy Power has mutually ended its sponsorship of televised football matches with Irish terrestrial TV broadcaster RTÉ. The decision comes ahead of a new voluntary code of conduct that will be observed from 1 January by members of the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA). The code’s headline measure will impose a ‘whistle-to-whistle ban on sports betting advertising during sports broadcasts, mirroring …

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Flutter widens CSR portfolio by linking with Missing People

Flutter Entertainment has formed a partnership with Missing People in a strengthening of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, pledging to support the charity’s efforts to locate missing adults. The agreement, branded as the #TogetherforMissing partnership’ will see the FTSE100 gambling group leverage its range of brands and products in its backing of the organisation. This will include the utilisation …

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Jeff Cleminson leaves SG Digital to join Optimove

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Jeff Cleminson, a long-term senior director at SG Digital, has been confirmed as the new Director of Client Management at Optimove. The hire, said Optimove, is “indicative of its strategic investment in existing clients as a key growth engine for the business”. In his new role, Cleminson will oversee all commercial relationships with Optimove’s gaming customers in Europe, Latin America …

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The smarter route to sponsorship success: What US sports betting brands can learn from Europe

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There are significant lessons that sponsorship managers of North American sports betting brands can take from their European counterparts, writes Antourage CEO Johan Junker. Almost three years after the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, allowing states to legalise it if they wish, the industry is starting to gather some serious momentum. This has manifested itself …

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Pariplay names Enrico Bradamante as CCO to ‘boost expansion strategy’

Enrico Bradamante has joined Pariplay as the igaming aggregator and content provider’s latest Chief Commercial Officer, with the firm identifying a goal to ‘boost Pariplay’s expansion strategy’. Bradamante will be responsible for coordinating Pariplay’s global growth plans as the company looks to strengthen its position in international regulated markets, including in the burgeoning North American gaming sector where the company …

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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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Former Paddy Power Directors call for regulatory changes as Ireland legislates

Former Paddy Power Chief Executive Stewart Kenny and Chairman Fintan Drury have called for changes to oversight of the betting and gaming industry in Ireland, as the country moves forward with legislation to introduce an industry regulator. As reported by The Times, the duo – along with Ian Armitage, the former director of the now Flutter Entertainment-owned bookmaker’s first financial …

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Singular to sign 100% of shares over to Flutter as new journey begins

B2B igaming software developer Singular has confirmed that 100% of its shares will be transferred to Flutter Entertainment, completing its acquisition by the FTSE100 gambling giant. Singular will become a technology asset of Flutter,  helping power its tier-1 brand portfolio of Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet and The Stars Group, and further represents the expansion of the gambling group’s operations …

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