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Paddy Power Betfair – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

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Paddy Power Betfair is sponsoring Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge. Ahead of the 3-5 May event, we spoke to Kieran Packman, Head of B2B for Paddy Power Betfair, about why football is such an attractive sport for betting, how the market is changing from a consumer …

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Gavin Hamilton Paddy Power Betfair Gaming Director joins Red Tiger as MD

New online casino games developer Red Tiger Gaming has moved to strengthen its senior management team by confirming the appointment of Gavin Hamilton as its new Managing Director.  Hamilton, who will start in May, joins Red Tiger Gaming following a six-year stint at Paddy Power Betfair, where he held senior roles including Director of Gaming, Head of eGaming and several senior …

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Glorious week sees UK bookmakers fall ‘back in love’ with the Cheltenham Festival

UK bookmakers have fallen back in love with racing’s Cheltenham Festival (14-17 March), following a week of bookmaker friendly results. Wrapping up Cheltenham 2017, bookmakers en masse would label this year’s festival as ‘the best ever’ which will likely break records once industry takings are fully audited. On Friday, the industry avoided a £20 million payout as 7-1 outsider Sizing …

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Breon Corcoran – Paddy Power Betfair considering all options to build a Global Legacy

Breon Corcoran has told Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) investors and the media that his company will not shy away from corporate acquisitions, as he expects further consolidation within the global gambling market. Speaking to investors following the presentation of PPB’s full-year 2016 results, Corcoran detailed that PPB governance was keeping an eye on market M&A activity, despite undertaking the integration …

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Danuta Gray steps down as Paddy Power Betfair Independent Director

Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) Independent Non-Executive Director Danuta Gray, will not stand for re-election at the company’s annual general meeting scheduled for 17 May 2017. Gray the former Chief Executive of mobile telecommunications O2 Ireland, had joined Paddy Power as an Independent governance advisor and member of the Remuneration Committee in January 2013. Following the successful £6.6 million merger of …

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Paddy Power & Lucky Generals continue ‘You Beauty!’ UK campaign

Paddy Power continues its ‘You Beauty!’ campaign, celebrating sports ‘unsung heroes’. This weekend the Irish bookmaker launched its latest ‘You Beauty! The Bus Driver’ campaign advert featuring a long-suffering coach driver and his woes at having to ferry unruly football fans. Launched last November, ‘You Beauty!’ continues Paddy Power’s TV marketing guidance under long-term creative agency Lucky Generals. The UK …

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Paddy Power Betfair positive on 2016 performance despite unkind Q4 closing

FTSE-listed Paddy Power Betfair Plc (PPB) is the latest industry operator to fall foul of punter-friendly results recorded during Q4 2016. Issuing a trading update ahead of its full-year 2016 results on 7 March, PPB governance detailed that an unkind Q4 2016 closing had cost its operations revenue losses of £40 million on European football results and a further £5 …

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High profile delegates highlight the importance of Betting on Football

Betting on Football (3-5 May)

SBC Founder Rasmus Sojmark has delivered on his promise to turn this year’s Betting on Football into an even ‘bigger and better’ gathering of the leading lights in the sports betting industry. For the first time, Betting on Football (BOF 2017) will be spread across three days (3-5 May) with networking events at Kensington Roof Gardens and Under the Bridge …

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Betting on Football 2017 attracts global operators for two-day conference

Betting on Football conference

SBC Events has committed to making the international Betting on Football 2017 its best conference yet, by providing ‘an unforgettable business and networking experience’ for more than 800 senior executives from 40+ countries. For the first time, Betting on Football (BOF 2017) will be spread across two days at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge from 3-4 May. Included in a delegate ticket is …

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Bookies suffer a Christmas football betting battering

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A set of punter-friendly football results over the Christmas and New Year period will have hurt the bookies at a crucial period in their financial years, according to analysis from Cenkos. All the leading Premier League teams won on Boxing Day including Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, the current league leaders. Liverpool subsequently won the following day and …

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