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Flutter Entertainment chief executive Peter Jackson calculates that gamblers around the world wager about $450 billion a year, but “only 11 per cent of that is online”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Flutter Entertainment’s reach for the Stars could turn the Irish group into the world’s biggest betting business. The plan to merge with Toronto-liste(...)

 Paddy Power Betfair wants to expand Betfair into more countries, while in the US Fanduel is changing from a fantasy sports website to actual sports betting.   Photograph: PA Wire

Paddy Power Betfair will ask shareholders in May to change its name to Flutter Entertainment plc to “better reflect” that it now controls multiple bra(...)

Derek Mooney: too often comes across as a caricature of a daytime radio jock

As a keen observer of wildlife, Derek Mooney surely knows that for all the majesty of the natural world, it’s also a harsh, fickle and unforgiving env(...)

Ryan Moore (centre, purple colours) drives   Merchant Navy to the line to win  The Diamond Jubilee Stakes  at Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Merchant Navy just prevailed in a desperately tight finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature race on the final day of Royal Ascot. Sent off (...)

Dermot Smurfit Jnr: “I think Michael has respect for me. . . I would be super disappointed if he didn’t say: ‘Dermot is a good operator’ ”

In 2002, Jefferson Smurfit group was taken private in what at the time was one of the biggest ever European private equity deals. It resulted in a hug(...)

GameAccount Network is a leading provider of internet gaming systems capable of being deployed anywhere in the world. Headed by Dermot Smurfit Jnr, th(...)

GAN, which supplies software for both “simulated” online gaming and real gambling in regulated markets, has teamed up with Empire City casino, owner by the family of former US Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney’s family at the Yonkers Raceway in New York. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Game Account Network (GAN), the tech company controlled by members of the Smurfit family, has signed an agreement to develop a gaming website for a ma(...)

Smurfit-backed GameAccount Network is in an online deal with gaming giant Konami. Photograph: David McNew/Getty

A gaming technology company backed by the Smurfit family, has sealed a “strategic partnership” with the US arm of Konami, a Japanese slot machine c(...)

The deal for Iran to limit its nuclear programme lifted airline stocks as investors decided they are likely to benefit from falling oil prices

European stocks advanced, after posting their first weekly loss since October, as Iran agreed to limit its nuclear programme, lifting airline stocks, (...)

Dermot Smurfit Jnr rings the bell at the Irish Stock Exchange. GAN has gone public to help fund its foray into the US online gambling market.

GameAccount Network (GAN), a developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online gaming content, joined the junior markets of(...)

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