By combining their assets, the pair was able to embark on an acquisition journey which changed the landscape of iGaming.
Paddy Power Betfair introduction
Paddy Power Betfair is a corporate identity that saw the day in 2015. It’s the result of a merger between 2 land-based bookies (an Irish one and an English one) who opted to team up to solidify their online presence. By combining their assets, the pair was able to embark on an acquisition journey which changed the landscape of iGaming.
Indeed, in 2018 they announce yet another buy-out. But this time around the acquisition aimed to grow the company’s presence in America. It also saw the pair rebrand as Flutter Entertainment after the DFS operator FanDuel joined the company.
Sure, the buy-out of FanDuel took many by surprise. However, the acquisition of the Stars Group in 2019 for €5.65 billion shocked even more people. After all, acquiring the Canadian company now means that Paddy Power Betfair or Flutter is the world’s biggest operator.
Why working for Paddy Power Betfair is a good idea?
You’re spoiled for choices regarding location if you wanted to work for them. Indeed, they currently have over 13,000 people who work on the various product vertical they offer worldwide. In Malta, their office is conveniently located in St. Venera (above LIDL). While the office is large and luxurious, it mostly consists of a customer care department. But there is also an Operations, a Compliance and fraud and finance team you could join.
As for most iGaming companies, this one too offers lots of benefits to its staff. These include paid workdays off-site for a charity of your choice, health care, free drinks and snacks. It’s also worth knowing that this company generally offers generous relocation packages to those who’ll come to Malta to work with the best.
Moments of significant importance in Paddy Power Betfair or Flutter’s history
Without a doubt, this company wouldn’t be what it is today if the acquisitions we mentioned above didn’t go through. Yet, the deal with the American corporation Fox was also significant for them when it was ink in 2019. Each year this company continues to make its mark on the online gambling industry. Just have a look at the news. In fact, by the time you’ll read this page, they would have probably bought even more companies. And for you, this means more places you could work at.