Flutter Entertainment

22nd September 2021

Flutter agrees $300m Kentucky settlement

PokerStars owner Flutter Entertainment has agreed to pay a $200m settlement to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, bringing an end to the long-running legal dispute between…

12th July 2021

Amy Howe appointed FanDuel’s interim CEO

Amy Howe has been named FanDuel Group’s interim chief executive in the wake of Matt King’s recent decision to quit the US gaming operator. Owner…

30th June 2021

Paysafe expands FOX Bet partnership into Michigan

Online payments provider Paysafe has extended its partnership with Fox Bet, to offer its digital payment services to the sport betting operator’s customers in Michigan.…

8th April 2021

State of the Union: New York, Flutter, Wyoming and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes plans to legalize mobile betting in New York – albeit with a controversial…

7th April 2021

Fox sues Flutter over pricing of FanDuel stake

Media giant Fox Corporation has filed an arbitration suit against Flutter Entertainment, as the businesses dispute the purchase price of Fox’s option to acquire an…

25th March 2021

KY court rejects Flutter bid for new hearing on $870m judgement

The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied Flutter Entertainment’s request for a new hearing on a decision that could see the operator ordered to pay $870m…

15th March 2021

Flutter Entertainment to consider FanDuel IPO in US

Flutter Entertainment has revealed it is considering and initial public offering (IPO) of its US-focused FanDuel sports betting and fantasy sports business. The operator issued…

3rd March 2021

FanDuel hires Ticketmaster COO as first president

Flutter Entertainment’s US arm FanDuel Group has hired Amy Howe, previously global chief operating officer for ticket sales and distribution giant Ticketmaster, to the newly…

2nd March 2021

Transformational 2020 sees Flutter revenue reach £4.40bn

Flutter Entertainment’s revenue more than doubled on a like-for-like basis in 2020, after the operator completed its acquisition of The Stars Group and bought out…

18th February 2021

Against the grain

While there has been widespread evidence of operators and suppliers bringing in digital expertise to complement their land-based know-how, there are few examples of travel…

17th December 2020

KY Supreme Court restores $870m Stars Group judgement

Flutter Entertainment said it was “wholly surprised” by the Kentucky Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate a $870m judgement related to legacy activities of The Stars…

4th December 2020

Flutter details £1.1bn share placing for FanDuel deal

Flutter Entertainment has revealed the details of the cash-generating new share issue launched to raise £1.1bn towards its increased stake in FanDuel. The group that…

3rd December 2020

Flutter ups FanDuel stake to 95% in $4.18bn deal

Paddy Power Betfair and Pokerstars owner Flutter Entertainment has conditionally agreed to purchase a further 37.2% stake in US betting and daily fantasy sports brand…

16th October 2020

FanDuel signs multi-year NBA agreement with Turner Sports

Daily fantasy and sportsbook operator, FanDuel, has entered into a multi-year partnership with Turner Sports, designating the operator as the exclusive sportsbook partner for National…