A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Dual Champion Hurdle runner-up Melon opened his account over fences with a battling display at Leopardstown.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
It’s surely a no-brainer to give the on-course bookmakers what they want and help keep them on life support for as long as possible.
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment has said it expects to reduce losses in its burgeoning US operations this year.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
Flutter has agreed to buy Canadian online gaming business Stars Group in an all-share deal
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
The Brexit gloom lifted helping boost the shares of Irish banks and property firms, as well as the owner of Paddy Power, as investors bet the risk of a crash-out Brexit had receded for the time being.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
British bookmaker Ladbrokes has reported a 1% increase in net gaming revenue at its Irish operations for the first half of the year.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
British bookmaker William Hill has posted lower first-half profit, as a regulatory cap on fixed odds betting terminals in UK betting shops and more costs to expand in the US took a toll on the gambling group.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
Shares in Flutter — the betting conglomerate that includes Paddy Power, Betfair, its Australian and now key operations in a newly liberalised US — surged over 6% after it unveiled no nasty surprises in half-year results.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
THE multibillion-euro betting, gaming, and gambling industries in Ireland are regulated by arcane laws, principally the 1956 Gaming and Lotteries Act and the Betting Act of 1931.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Flutter Entertainment - the holding company of betting firms Paddy Power and Betfair - is unlikely to play a part in an expected fresh wave of consolidation in the UK online gambling sector.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Paddy Power-Betfair has called for tighter global regulations for the gambling industry as online betting becomes more prevalent.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Paddy Power-Betfair is targeting so-called 'contribution' profits of $600m (€530m)from its currently loss-making US operations by the middle of the next decade.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
Peter Jackson took over the day-to-day running of the betting group in January of last year.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
Shares in Paddy Power-Betfair jumped by as much as 2.5% on the back of the betting group taking a punt on the growing eastern European markets of Georgia and Armenia.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
Shares in leading betting companies which have been pushing into the US market because of tighter regulations in the UK, fell after the US Department of Justice called for wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2019
Competition in the Australian online betting services market, currently led by Paddy Power-Betfair, has intensified further with Ladbrokes-Coral owner GVC Holdings acquiring local player Neds International for a maximum A$95m (€60m).
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018
Paddy Power-Betfair’s expansion into the US sports betting market may add as much as €240m to its annual group earnings by 2023, according to Davy.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
Paddy Power-Betfair shares rose by over 5% despite it being effectively fined £2.2m (€2.5m) by the UK’s gambling watchdog for failing to guard against money laundering activity.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018
The prospect of an increased tax on UK online gaming revenues represents a bigger threat to Paddy Power-Betfair than the enforcement of maximum restrictions on in-shop gaming machine betting, analysts have warned.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Any meaningful recovery in Paddy Power-Betfair’s share price is going to take time, analysts have warned, after shares in the betting services group fell further on a 12% slump in first-quarter profit.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
The 2018 Cheltenham Racing Festival is now in full swing. This year’s event is the penultimate one before Brexit on March 29, 2019.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
Paddy Power-Betfair shares fell by nearly 4% as investors reacted badly to news of the departure of the head of its key Australian division.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Paddy Power-Betfair shares fell by over 2%, before recovering, on analyst concerns that an expected surge in online revenue may not materialise and that competitors may outpace its growth.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe kicked to touch a decision to double tax on betting amid warnings of jobs losses from the Irish bookmaking industry.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
As we look back at 2017, Brexit and Trump are two words that came to define many of the year’s headlines, says John Daly
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Paddy Power-Betfair has poured cold water on suggestions the US betting market could substantially open up in the wake of Pennsylvania liberalising its gaming laws.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Shares in betting services group Paddy Power-Betfair dropped a further 4% yesterday after it posted first-half earnings which fell short of analyst expectations.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
Shares in Paddy Power Betfair fell more than 8% during yesterday on the unexpected news that Breon Corcoran was stepping down as CEO, a day before the company’s half year results.
Tue, 08 Aug, 2017
Paddy Power-Betfair is looking to grow further in the US, via acquisition, depending on how much the largely unregulated market further opens up and the level of opportunity that presents itself.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Paddy Power-Betfair has made what analysts have called a “modest” bet on the US market by acquiring New York-based specialist betting firm Draft for a potential total price of $48m (€44m).
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Pending legislation in the UK could weigh on betting services giant Paddy Power-Betfair’s stock performance, analysts have warned.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Shares in bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair fell almost 6% yesterday as brokers focused on the prospects of growth in online gaming across the industry.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
Riddle me this, how is Willie Mullins’ Melon still favourite for Cheltenham’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdle?
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Betting giant William Hill said full-year profits would be at the top end of its target as plans to turn around its struggling online business began to bear fruit.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
The introduction of a gambling ban is a necessary step to protect GAA players, according to the GAA's Community and Health manager Colin Regan.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
Shares in Paddy Power-Betfair jumped more than 4% to breach the €100 mark, yesterday, after the betting services group reported on a strong third quarter and upped its earnings estimates for the full year.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016