Wednesday February 26, 2020

COMMENT: Paddy Power Betfair hitting the right notes

The company is on track to be a gaming giant to be feared, writes Ian Guider

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

4th May, 2016
Ian Guider

The bookmaking industry has become expert at using events for a bit of free publicity. Expect plenty of stories in the next few days about how much Leicester City's unlikely topping of the Premier League has cost them tens of millions – when in reality they would have made quite a bit on none of the big four actually winning the title.

One of the interesting lines in the trading update is about how the...

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