Tag Archives: FanDuel

Eccles returns to betting scene with decentralised BetDEX

Nigel Eccles, the co-founder of FanDuel, has announced the launch of his new business venture BetDEX Labs – a decentralised sports betting exchange built on the blockchain rails of Solana (SOL).  BetDEX is co-founded by Eccles and former FanDuel senior engineers Varun Sudhakar (CEO) and Stuart Tonner (CTO).   Eccles posted on LinkedIn that the venture would be welcoming FanDuel Director …

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Amy Howe takes leadership of FanDuel as new CEO

Flutter Entertainment Plc has confirmed the promotion of Amy Howe as Chief Executive of its flagship US subsidiary, FanDuel. Having previously served as the Global COO of Ticketmaster, Howe joined FanDuel in February 2021 as President where she was charged with leading the company’s commercial strategy across all core business segments and products. The appointment sees Flutter complete its three-month …

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Anton Kaszubowski: The US is becoming a big name game

The US market has become the golden goose of the global sports betting industry, presenting itself as the ‘land of opportunity’ for those looking to expand their international footprint.  Strategy expert Anton Kaszubowski – Founder and Managing Director at SBC Advisory Partners – takes a look at why the US market has become a ‘big name game’ and why mergers …

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SBC Leaders membership expands ahead of SBC Summit Barcelona

SBC Leaders has grown to 60 member companies ahead of its biggest meet-up to date, at this month’s SBC Summit Barcelona conference and exhibition. PAF, Apuesta Total, Nederlandse Loterij, Slots Million, Adjarabet, Retabet, BetWarrior, and the Ukrainian Gambling Council are among the new members of the exclusive group for international betting and gaming operators and operator associations. The membership has …

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Sportradar secures FanDuel contract renewal to maintain US momentum

Sportradar has strengthened its position in the US sports betting industry by extending its existing partnership with prominent operator FanDuel. The contract renewal will see Sportradar continue to serve as the data and odds supplier for US sports for FanDuel until 2028, with the Swiss sports data and analytics company providing products and services including pre-match and live betting services …

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Flutter matches trading expectations as Jackson ups FanDuel’s US growth projections

Flutter Entertainment Plc has underlined the scale, efficiency and product excellence of its global brand portfolio that has registered a 40% increase in active monthly players (AMPs) to 7.6 million.   Publishing its H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), the firm recorded group pro-forma revenues of £3 billion, up 30% on corresponding H1 2020 results of £2.4 billion.  Headline …

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SBC Webinars: Onfido examines all dynamics of igaming’s future value chain

Next month, SBC Webinars will be asking the question of some of the US market’s biggest operators: where will the US igaming industry be in five years? Taking place Tuesday, July 20th (20/07), SBC Webinars teams up with identity verification  Onfido to present ‘Expanding Horizons – Where will igaming be in five years?’, where a panel will tackle the topic of …

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Sportradar appoints Lynn S McCreary to strengthen legal team

Sportradar has strengthened its legal department by appointing Lynn S. McCreary as Chief Legal Officer, as the company continues to press ahead with international growth. McCreary brings over three decades of experience in legal, business and executive leadership roles to Sportradar, having worked at financial services and payments firm Fiserv for 11 years, serving in the capacity of CLO since …

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Matt King announces FanDuel departure ahead of US listing

Matt King, the CEO of Flutter Entertainment‘s FanDuel brand, has announced his intention to end his tenure as leader of the FTSE100 firm’s flagship US wagering unit.  King’s decision comes as Flutter continues to assess the possibility of listing a ‘small stake’ of FanDuel in the US, and the operator has acknowledged that the CEO’s departure ‘will affect the timing’ …

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