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Paddy Power turns to Crouchy to deliver on Cheltenham’s tall orders

Paddy Power has set out to create its next Cheltenham Festival ‘viral moment’ after securing the services of Peter Crouch as its new brand ambassador. Seeking to gain the ‘highest coverage’ possible during a crucial Festival period for all bookmakers, Paddy Power has turned to the multi-talented former Premier League fan-favourite turned superstar podcaster Peter Crouch as its Cheltenham 2020 …

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Punters turn on Bernie as Uncle Joe gets Super Tuesday bounce 

Bookmakers have reported that US political markets are radically changing ahead of tonight’s crucial Super Tuesday vote, in which 14 states will cast their official nominations to lead the Democratic Party’s US 2020 Presidential campaign. This afternoon, Betfair reported that frantic trading on its Exchange has seen former Vice President Joe Biden overtake Bernie Sanders. The campaign for Biden, who …

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Countdown to Cheltenham: Paddy Power won’t lose sleep over threat of a ‘Wednesday wipeout’

Continuing our Countdown to Cheltenham, and with only eight days to go, SBC has been quizzing major operators on what we should expect from the four day event. SBC caught up with Amy Jones, UK PR & Mischief Maker at Paddy Power, who revealed that the Irish are tipped to win big at the Prestbury Cup, and that the bookmaker …

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Bookies Corner – Super Tuesday holds no foregone conclusions

US media predicts a ‘Bernie Blowout’ as 14 states head to the polls in a critical ‘Super Tuesday’ (3 March) Democratic Party primary vote. Nevertheless, bookmakers believe that ‘primary season’ still holds plenty of twists, turns and unknowns as a divided DNC chooses its leader to dethrone Donald Trump’s Presidency.    SBC gets the bookies lowdown as a vital stage …

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Flutter backs strategy to navigate 2019 complexities 

Publishing its full-year 2019 results, the governance of FTSE100 Flutter Entertainment Plc has detailed confidence in the firm’s future growth prospects after closing a year of regulatory adjustments and sustainability challenges.   Citing strong international expansions, Flutter achieved record revenues of £2.14 billion, up 14% against corresponding FY2018’s £1.81 billion – a tough comparative period featuring World Cup trading. Flutter governance …

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Paddy Power… England & Ireland need a deep chat ahead of Cheltenham

Paddy Power launches its 2020 Cheltenham Festival advertising campaign, stating that ‘neighbour to neighbour’, Ireland and England ‘need to have a chat’. Moderating proceedings, Paddy Power marketing has recruited the help of Irish acting royalty as Colm Meaney delivers the bookmaker’s urgent message to English sports fans. The Irish bookmakers 2020 Cheltenham Festival (10-13 March) campaign will make its debut tonight, …

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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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