Paddy Power is an Irish bookmaker founded in 1988 in Dublin, Ireland. The company conducts business through a chain of licensed betting shops in Ireland and the United Kingdom, and by operating Ireland's largest telephone betting service. On the internet, it offers sports betting, online poker, online bingo, online casino and online games. It merged with Betfair to create Paddy Power Betfair now Flutter Entertainment on 2 February 2016.
Flutter Entertainment plc (formerly Paddy Power Betfair plc) is an Irish bookmaking holding company created by the merger of Paddy Power and Betfair, and the later acquisition of The Stars Group. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The transaction was structured as an acquisition of Betfair by Paddy Power and the enlarged entity, named Paddy Power Betfair, is based in Dublin. The merger was completed on 2 February 2016. Operations  Betfair claims to have over 4 million customers (1.1 million active customers) and a turnover in excess of £50 million a week.
Paddy Power Betfair WE’RE PEOPLE WHO THINK, AND THINK DIFFERENTLY We’re an international FTSE 100 sports betting and gaming operator, with a range of leading global brands that bring excitement to life for five million customers worldwide.
Why Paddy Power Betfair? Because we’re a big player, with a start-up soul. Thanks to our merger, we now have two amazing brands, a place in the FTSE 100 and more opportunities around the world than ever before. Yet we haven’t lost our entrpreneurial spirit and we’re constantly creating innovative tech, market leading features and new ideas.
Flutter is the holding company for our range of international brands and operations, including Paddy Power, Betfair, PokerStars, Sky Bet, Sportsbet, FOX Bet, FanDuel, TVG and Adjarabet. Our vision is to be a global leader in online sports betting and gaming.
Paddy Power merged with Betfair in 2016 to form one of the world’s biggest betting companies. Its brand is one of the best-known in its industry.
Sky Betting & Gaming, Paddy Power and Betfair offer market leading innovation to millions of customers every week. Although the brands mostly operate online, this division also includes 625 Paddy Power betting shops in the UK and Ireland.
Betfair is an online gambling company which operates the world's largest online betting exchange. It also offers a Sportsbook (fixed odds betting), online casino, online poker and online bingo. The company's headquarters are located in Hammersmith in Greater London, England, and Clonskeagh, Dublin,