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Negative football results hit Paddy Power Q1 results

Paddy Power published its interim financial report for the opening quarter of 2014. The Irish  gambling operator reported that despite a growth in sales in the opening months of 2014, the operator has been impacted by “adverse sporting results”. Chairman Nigel Northridge, stated that the company had witnessed its worst two weekends for football profitability.  The weekends of January 11-13th …

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9-timer comes in to finish off Paddy’s season

Paddy Power may be forced to cancel its summer vacation to Brazil, after one shrewd punter landed a €577,000 (£470,000) accumulator on the final day of an enthralling 2013/14 Premier League season. The operator’s blog and Punting Hall of Fame reveals that a Leinster customer staked €1,000 (£815) on a nine-fold, including seven wins and two draws in the Fulham …

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Patrick Kennedy to step down as CEO of Paddy Power

Paddy Power Chief Executive Officer Patrick Kennedy  is set to step down from his role in April 2015. Kennedy will have served Paddy Power as CEO for nine years, having been appointed to the position in January 2006. Commenting on his planned departure, Kennedy noted that ‘change is good, both for the company and the individual’. Kennedy further commented “ …

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Bet365 named Best Football Bookmaker

Bet365 picked up the Best Football Bookmaker title at the inaugural Betting on Football Awards last week, outpacing the competition with 35% of the popular vote. Bet365 took the award, sponsored by BetConstruct, ahead of the four other finalists: BetVictor, Paddy Power, Pinnacle Sports and SkyBet. On behalf of Bet365, James Woods, Head of Performance Marketing, collected the award from …

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Igaming searching for a contender

SBC’s Ted Menmuir looks at the state of the igaming supply chain and notices one name running through it like a stick of rock. In April Ladbrokes announced that it was on course to fulfil its migration to Playtech’s igaming services. The all-encompassing deal struck with the igaming software provider will see Ladbrokes drop its Microgaming inventory, as the sector …

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Paddy Power’s Andy McCue hits out at planning restrictions

UK bookmakers have reacted to yesterday’s government announcement which let local authorities limit the number of betting shops on Britain’s high streets. Betting shops will now be treated differently to other UK retailers, as betting shop planning applications will be subject to far more scrutiny by local authorities. Industry reaction to the announcement has garnered a mixed response by UK …

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Paddy Power still top of the money-back bookmakers

Paddy Power continues to dominate the money-back offers arena, as the latest monthly report from affiliate FREEBETS.com puts the Dublin-based layer top of the rankings for March. In a month dominated by the Cheltenham Festival, alongside high-profile domestic and European football action, punters were offered some great insurance with valuable money-back offers galore. After a quiet February by recent standards, …

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Paddy Power & Trinity Mirror set to launch betting app

Strategic partnerships between UK news publishers and igaming operators continue as Paddy Power announced the proposed launch of sports betting app with Trinity Mirror Plc the publishing company for the Daily Mirror and the Sunday People. Paddy Power continues the recent trend in UK sports betting that has seen The Sun announce a Partnership with BetVictor and The Guardian online …

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Voting opens for Best Football Bookmaker

The title of Best Football Bookmaker will be duked out between Bet365, BetVictor, Paddy Power, Pinnacle Sports and SkyBet at the Betting on Football Awards on 8 May (click here to view finalists case studies). Voting for the award, which is sponsored by BetConstruct, is now open at   http://www.sbcnews.co.uk/bettingonfootball/awards The winner will be decreed by the weight of votes …

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Paddy Power out in front of social engagement

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Marketing and communication via Facebook and Twitter are becoming more and more important for online gambling operators. The researchers at MECN therefore compiled an overview of the activities and successes of the key online gambling operators on the key social networks. In nearly all social communities analysed, Paddy Power and PokerStars currently (Q1 2014 analyses) rank at the top. Paddy …

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