Tag Archives: Betfair

Britannia Stakes ‘fantastic initiative’ distributes £1.25m to charities

Member organisations of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have distributed over £1.25 million to a selection of charities, donating the entirety of the profits from the Britannia Stakes race, held on 17 June during the Royal Ascot festival.  Participants in the initiative include BGC members Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), bet365, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), William Hill, Kindred …

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Flutter forms #TOGETHERFORMISSING partnership with Missing People

Flutter Entertainment Plc has partnered with UK charity Missing People, to raise awareness and support the families of nearly 100,000 adults that were reported missing across the country last year. The FTSE100 betting group has announced that its UK facing brands of Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet and PokerStars will promote its #TOGETHERFORMISSING campaign formed with Missing People. #TOGETHERFORMISSING, was …

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Pablo campaign sees Betfair back its pioneer status 

In time for Euro 2020’s tournament kick-off, Betfair has launched its new nationwide advertising campaign, featuring the tagline ‘Because we’re Betfair’.   Working with creative agency Pablo London, Betfair states that it has taken a new direction to promote its brand as the ‘leader of the pack’ for sports betting. Featuring a CGI mammoth encased in ice, Betfair new advert …

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Oddschecker: bet365 tops Premier League clickshare table

Oddschecker has published its betting review of the 2020/21 Premier League season, revealing that bet365 led the clickshare rankings table with 17.9% of on-site clicks. The Stoke-on-Trent-based operator’s footballing success mirrors its achievements at the Cheltenham Festival earlier this year, where Oddschecker announced it had generated 19.4% of all betslip clicks. However, despite topping the Premier League clickshare table, Dennis …

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Malta announces Nomad Residency Permit for remote workers

Alex Muscat, Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship for Malta, has announced a new ‘Nomad Residency Permit’ aimed at attracting ‘non-EU’ remote workers and helping maintain Malta’s workforce talent resources.  Revealed in collaboration with CEO of Residency Malta Agency, Charles Mizzi, and CEO of Identity Malta Agency, Anton Sevasta, the new permit will enable remote employees to work and consume in Malta …

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BGC members commit ‘vital funds’ to charities from Britannia Stakes profits

A group of Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members have committed to donate all-profits from the Britannia Stakes, giving a ‘major’ financial boost to a selection of charities. Participating BGC members include bet365, BetVictor, Betway, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), William Hill, Kindred (Unibet), Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), the Tote and Fitzdares. “I am absolutely …

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Betfair sponsors SBT Brazil’s Copa America coverage 

Betfair will serve as a co-sponsor of Brazilian TV broadcaster SBT’s coverage of the 2021 CONMEBOL Copa America tournament taking place this summer from 13 June to 10 July.   Recognised as one of Brazil’s ‘big three’ terrestrial TV channels, SBT is contracted to broadcast 11 Copa America matches including the tournament kick-off match between hosts Argentina against Chile, as well …

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Aspire Global highlights BtoBet acquisition for successful Q1

Aspire Global has reported a successful first quarter for 2021 having achieved key objectives across multiple verticals and recorded a total revenue increase of 42.6%, driven by the global market presence of BtoBet. Publishing its Q1 2021 trading report, the group revealed that revenue had increased to €48.1 million (€33.7 million Q1 2020), attributed largely to the acquisition of BtoBet, …

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Betfair wins Rome ruling to suspend ADM temporary tax charge

Betfair has won its Italian ‘tax reform’ appeal made against Italy’s ADM customs and monopolies agency with regards to how a temporary 0.5% wagering tax should be applied to its Exchange platform. This week, Rome’s TAR commercial disputes court ruled in favour of Betfair’s appeal that a 0.5% tax charge should not be enforced on Betfair’s Exchange activities as a …

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Flutter accelerates global growth profile as US options are weighed up

Flutter Entertainment Plc has cited confidence in delivering on its full-year 2021 financial expectations by continuing to establish its individual brands as outright leaders in each active marketplace. Publishing its Q1 trading update, the FTSE100 gambling group recorded double-digit growth across all core divisions, as its monthly average active customer base increases by 36% to 7.6 million (Q12019: 5.6m). Providing …

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