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PokerStars bolsters sports marketing via Red Bull Racing linkup

Flutter Entertainment’s igaming brand PokerStars has strengthened its sports-oriented brand recognition by partnering with Red Bull Racing. The collaboration has been initiated ahead of the 2022 Formula One season, and will see the PokerStars’ logo featured on Red Bull Racing’s RB18 racecar and on the team’s race suits. Additionally, the duo have detailed a joint ambition of expanding their respective …

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Flutter eyes Italian podium place with €1.9bn takeover of SISAL

Flutter Entertainment Plc has this morning announced that it has secured definitive terms to acquire Italian gambling group Sisal for a consideration of €1.9 billion (£1.62bn). An agreement has been reached with US private equity fund CVC Capital – the current owner of SIsal – which will see the Italian market leader in online and lottery verticals transferred to Flutter’s …

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English speakers identified as most at-risk problem gambling group by Gambless

Gambless has recorded 3,500 self-assessment tests completed via its mobile app, revealing strong differences in problem gambling across international borders, with English speakers encountering issues much more than other linguistic groups. Publishing its first annual report, the Mindspa-funded and ORCHHA-certified international gambling harm prevention app found that English speakers, mainly from the US, UK, and Australia, recorded a 57% higher …

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Kaltcheva joins Pronet as new CTO to oversee developer expansion

Pronet Gaming has appointed Nedda Kaltcheva as its Chief Technology Officer, with the task of overseeing the expansion of the company’s developers as it seeks to enhance its technological offering.  The new appointee will be primarily based in Pronet’s recently opened office in Sofia, Bulgaria, where Kaltcheva will work to mobilise resources to deliver on the company’s expansion plans and …

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Flutter turbocharges AUS & US growth as EURO headwinds mount

Flutter Entertainment Plc continues to underline its operating efficiency to help match its global scale demands and strengthen its brand portfolio’s leading position across multiple markets.  Posting its Q3 trading update, The FTSE100 betting group registered corporate revenues of £1.43 billion up 9% on corresponding 2020 results of £1.32 billion.  Topline growth was attributed to Flutter maintaining a double-digit increase …

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Flutter takes £870m Kentucky ruling to US Supreme Court

Flutter Entertainment has taken its legal contest with the Commonwealth of Kentucky regarding a $870 million ruling against the firm to the US Supreme Court. Describing the ruling as having caused ‘monstrous damages’ against its commercial operations, the FTSE100 company has questioned whether “an award of statutory damages violates due process when it exceeds by a factor of more than …

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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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F1 selects PokerStars as principal betting sponsor

Formula 1 (F1) has announced PokerStars as its new official betting sponsor, following a deal struck between the online poker brand and the racing series’ sponsorship and data rights agency, Interregional Sports Group (ISG). The agreement will see the Flutter Entertainment-owned brand, which operates as part of The Stars Group, feature exclusively across Formula 1 broadcasts until 2023. Additionally, the deal expands the global racing …

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Sky Bet: London competition poses threat to Yorkshire vacancies

Sky Betting and Gaming has revealed that it has more than 300 vacancies available as it prepares to open its new headquarters in Leeds, West Yorkshire, in September. Speaking to the Yorkshire Post, Conor Grant, CEO of Flutter Entertainment’s UK and Ireland divisions, informed the outlet about the multiple vacancies available at Sky Bet, recognised as Yorkshire’s top tech and …

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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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