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Entain backed athlete Niall Treacy qualifies for Beijing Winter Olympics 

Entain Plc has announced a breakthrough achievement for its headline CSR Foundation’s partnership with SportsAid, as sponsored athlete Niall Treacy has qualified for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics (4-22 February). Treacy (21) from Henley-in-Arden in Warwickshire will represent Team GB as an elite short-track speed skater competing in Beijing’s 1000m race. Team GB announced Treacy’s selection following his fourth-place finish …

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BGC lauds industry’s ‘huge contribution’ in community and social initiatives

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has provided an overview of the gambling industry’s 2021 CSR initiatives, focusing on community outreach, economic and social contribution, promotion of equality and diversity, employee support and environmental initiatives.  A number of prominent companies were highlighted in the report, including bet365 Group, Flutter Entertainment, William Hill, Gamesys and Entain, whilst BGC members in general …

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Entain launches EnTrain to place tech and inclusion at top of Global CSR Agenda

Entain Plc has launched ‘EnTrain’, a new multi-million-pound CSR directive aimed at improving access to technology for underserved and underrepresented communities.  The FTSE100 gambling group’s new CSR directive aims to “positively impact the lives of over 1 million people around the world, either directly or through their families and dependents by 2030″. EnTrain is marked as the “first global strategic …

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Entain finalises Unikrn acquisition to launch esports offering by 2022

Entain has moved to significantly boost its standing in esports, having successfully completed its acquisition of esports betting and skill-based wagering platform Unikrn. The takeover will see the FTSE100 firm incorporate Unikrn’s brand, products, platform and technology, as well as its 50-strong team, into its own operating capacity by 2022, with the goal of launching ‘innovative new esports products for …

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Entain Foundation signs tech partnership to drive diversity

Entain has announced a partnership with the Berlin University of Technology (BU) and the Nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research, with the aim of enhancing diversity and R&D. The collaboration between the FTSE100 firm’s Entain Foundation and the two institutions will focus on the impacts of gendered perspectives on the R&D process, with the company supporting the organisations’ …

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Entain reinforces grassroots support with Pitching In boost

Entain has enhanced its support for grassroots non-league football by boosting its Pitching In initiative, with the financial support from the operator topping £1 million. The extension of the initiative will see the FTSE 100 sports betting and gaming operator contribute a further £150,000 to the Trident Community Foundation (TCF), a project coordinated by the clubs of the three Trident …

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Entain showcased as a Bloomberg Global 50 leader on corporate ESG

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has been featured on Bloomberg’s ’50 Global Leaders’ campaign – showcased amongst the most effective global firms achieving its sustainability objectives as a corporate discipline. The campaign, which is being promoted on Bloomberg’s digital media platform, highlights the work on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives and directives by leading international companies.  Showcasing Entain, Bloomberg highlighted the …

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Entain invests in enhanced protections for interactive entertainment audience

Entain Plc is planning on improving safety and support structures of its interactive entertainment projects as the company aims to implement lessons learned in other sectors to safeguard the growth of its wider customer base. Through its not-for-profit Entain Foundation, the Group plans to build on work initiated with partners in the US to help video gaming and esports players …

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Entain Foundation reveals ‘class of 2021’ SportsAid recipients

Entain Plc has announced the next 50 young UK athletes who will be supported by its continued support of the SportsAid ‘Pitching In’ programme by the Entain Foundation. Entering year three of its partnership with SportsAid, the Entain Foundation is set to reward 50 of the UK’s most promising athletes, applying their skills and commitment across 24 sporting disciplines.  The …

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