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Peter Jackson, chief executive, Paddy Power Betfair: ‘We’ve got a great team and we will have all those other things in the other states as well.’ Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

“Our staff really are passionate about what they do,” says Peter Jackson, chief executive of Flutter Entertainment, owner of bookies Paddy Power and B(...)

Paddy Power Betfair already has a substantial business in the US, where it operates horse racing TV channel and online betting network TVG. Betting on racing is legal in the US. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Some US states may legalise sports betting by autumn, opening potential new markets for businesses such as Paddy Power Betfair, the Irish group’s chie(...)

Paddy Power Betfair’s price was down around 1.8 per cent in London at 7,833 pence sterling at lunchtime, but it held on to much of the 12 per cent gain it made on the back of Monday’s news..

Shares in Irish gambling giant Paddy Power Betfair and its rivals soared on Monday after the US Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning states(...)

The US supreme court decision paves the way for states to legalise sports betting. Photograph:  Jim Watson/Getty

Paddy Power Betfair’s shares surged 12 per cent on Monday following a US supreme court ruling ending a ban on sports betting in the world’s biggest ec(...)

Revenues at bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair rose by 9 per cent to £440million in the group’s third quarter, driven by 11 per cent growth in sports revenue. Photograph: Paddy Power Betfair/PA Wire

Paddy Power Betfair hopes that moves to legalise sports betting in the US will boost parts of its business there, the bookmaker’s chief executive Breo(...)

Paddy Power Betfair has acquired draft, a fantasy sports company, for an initial cash consideration of $19 million. Photograph: Paddy Power Betfair/PA Wire

Paddy Power Betfair has acquired Draft, a fantasy sports company, for an initial cash consideration of $19 million (€17.4 million). The mobile-led pro(...)