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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 chief executive Peter Jackson earned a basic salary of £710,000  in his first year in charge of the gambling firm.

Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Peter Jackson earned almost €2 million in his first year at the helm of the Irish gambling giant. Mr Jackson succ(...)

David Walsh, founder and chief executive of Netwatch: merged the group he founded with two US businesses and one UK firm.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

From significant mergers to multimillion-euro asset sales and important deals, the first three winners of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of t(...)

Paddy Power’s results for 2017 showed total  online revenues for Britain and Ireland at just over €1 billion with retail revenues actually up more than 10 per cent.  Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

One of the more interesting ideas to come out of a public meeting organised by the politician Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, and attended by Niall Quinn, the othe(...)

Paddy Power Betfair chairman Gary McCann (left) pictured with then chief executive Breon Corcoran  at the agm in 2016.

Former Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran looks set to become the new boss of WorldRemit, one of the UK’s fastest-growing inancial tec(...)

Peter O Malley and Galen Lowney. They founded Advisable.com in 2017

Irish-founded firm Advisable. com has won backing from Web Summit cofounder Paddy Cosgrave and former Paddy Power Betfair chief Breon Corcoran in its (...)

Former Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran (R) saw his salary increase 105% before he left the bookmaker. Photograph: Eric Luke

The bosses of Ireland’s top 20 companies earned, on average, 33 times more than their staff and secured pay increases twice as large as their employee(...)

Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Peter Jackson has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for June, an award run in associatio(...)

 Gary McGann: has also had his hands full with managing defections of senior staff at the bookmaker. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Paddy Power Betfair chairman Gary McGann was unfazed two years ago when a lucrative executive bonus scheme was met by a mini shareholder revolt at the(...)

A 2017 report from Barclays forecast that Paddy Power  would lose about £60 million in annual turnover if the Fixed-odds terminals stake was cut to £2. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

No good deed shall go unpunished. It’s a well-worn phrase but one that must strike Peter Jackson and his team at Paddy Power Betfair as depressingly a(...)

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