Tag Archives: Patrick Kennedy
- Becky’s Affiliated: Top 5 most influential iGaming professionals of 2014
December 22, 2014
The online gambling industry is only as good as the people that work within it. Lucky for us, so many of the professionals who work in the iGaming space are successful and full of character- they are risk takers, they are innovators, they are leaders, they are hard workers, they...
- eGaming Review Operator Awards’ Results
November 26, 2014
The 10th Annual eGaming Review Operator Awards was held at The Roundhouse, London on Monday 24th of November. PokerStars was one of the big winners, being selected as the 2014 best “Poker Operator” and “Mobile Poker Operator” PokerStars’ industry leadership includes serving more than 69 million registered players and offering the widest variety...
- Paddy Power make Andy McCue new CEO, kick homophobia out of football
September 5, 2014
Irish betting operators Paddy Power have confirmed Andy McCue (pictured) as the heir apparent to CEO Patrick Kennedy, who is due to relinquish the reins of power this New Year’s Eve. Regardless how severe McCue’s hangover, the current head of Paddy’s retail operations in the UK and Ireland will take...
- Can ambush marketing impact profit?
May 16, 2014
Squads are currently being selected for the 2014 World Cup; the biggest sporting event of the year, a global show and, more importantly, a golden opportunity for sports betting operators. Sporting events as large as this one always provide a huge boost to figures and if results go their way...
- Paddy Power Chief to Quit After a Decade in Charge
May 13, 2014
Paddy Power Chief Executive, Patrick Kennedy, has decided to call time on his tenure at the Irish bookmakers, after nearly a decade in charge, and he leaves his final Premiership campaign with a bum spanking from punters. Paddy Power is feeling some pain right now. Not only do they have...
- Government taxation on FOBT – What it means for SEO
May 8, 2014
It’s well documented that Bookmakers are up in arms at the Government’s tax increase from 20% to 25% on FOBT (fixed-odds betting terminals) a.k.a. the “Crack-cocaine of gambling”. According to The Guardian, FOBTs account for half of bookmakers' gross profits, with William Hill estimating a loss of 420 jobs, and...
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March 24, 2017