“I feel now is the right time to pursue new opportunities and, in doing so, wish everyone in Paddy Power Betfair the very best for the future,” he added.
The €10 billion merger of the gambling industry big guns was finalised in February.
Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran paid tribute to McCue saying that he had played a pivotal and hugely constructive role in the merger negotiations.
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