Paddy Power in talks with United States fantasy sports website FanDuel
16 May, 2018, 17:07 | Author: Regina Silva
Nearly exactly a year ago, Paddy Power Betfair acquired daily fantasy sports platform Draft in a deal worth around US$50mln.
Paddy Power Betfair plc (LON:PPB) gained on Wednesday as it confirmed it is in talks to acquire USA daily fantasy sports company FanDuel. Business Insider also spoke to a source with knowledge of the deal.
Officials for Paddy Power-Betfair have said in the past month that they planned to launch a sports-betting channel if the Supreme Court ruled in favor of New Jersey.
Rumour has it that the two parties have already been close to completing a deal, but a person close to the United Kingdom and Ireland-based sports betting operator explained that the purchase talks with FanDuel are still ongoing. It is a major player in the U.S. fantasy sports market, where players pick teams and compete against others for cash prizes. The announcement follows the decision of the US Supreme Court which overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 and lifted the federal ban imposed on sports betting operations by the afore-mentioned piece of legislation.
The London to Edinburgh service, which runs through Peterborough, will be taken back into public control on June 24. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is expected to make a statement to parliament shortly.
Microsoft, which hasn't finalized its plans, is expected to price the cheapest versions of the new device at about $400. Microsoft is said to be planning 64GB and 128GB models, and all configurations will run Windows 10 Pro.
Students come across the Tamil Nadu 12 examinations can check the results from TN Results official portal, tnresults .nic.in. The marks scored are considered as valid merit for admissions to various universities and schools across the state.
We'll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily gossip and rumours column. They will still be able to loan players and register players that are free agents up until August 31, 2018.
Smartphone games revenues alone were up 68 percent year-on-year to 21.7 billion yuan, thanks to titles such as "Honour of Kings". Strong revenue from games and advertising lifted revenue and profit margins at Chinese social media giant Tencent.
The BDOs and SDOs of blocks where repoll will take place have been advised to make announcements on loudspeakers. Re-polling is being held today in 568 panchayat election booths spread across 20 districts of West Bengal.
The U.S. and Guatemalan moves break with decades of global consensus. "You were always among the first", he said at the ceremony. Israel's violent reaction to the protesters drew global criticism and mounting calls for an investigation.
According to a report on telecom talk, the plan also offers 1GB 3G data, which is valid throughout the plan validity of 28 days. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced the launch of a new prepaid plan to counter Reliance Jio's Rs 98 plan.
The Twilight actress was seen walking barefoot on the Cannes Film Festival's red carpet in protest against the 'no flats policy'. Recently, Stewart stepped out at the Women in Motion Awards Dinner wearing a string of pearls on her eyes.
For those curious, THQ Nordic's other major releases, Biomutant and Darksiders 3 , were not given any firm release dates. The news comes via THQ Nordic , who - after acquiring Koch Media - now own publishers Deep Silver.
Windrush scandal: were 63 wrongly deported?
He pinned the blame on Theresa May's vow as Home Secretary to create a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants. He said: "I've asked officials to be absolutely certain and thorough and check over every record and make sure".
Attorney General candidate interviews begin
Public interviews with the candidates will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced Sunday. Mike Gianaris, Public Advocate Letitia James, former gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout and ex-U.S.
Brazil's President Temer calls for FIFA World Cup title
He adds that the Swiss is expected to call an emergency Fifa Council meeting in early June in a bid to get the green light. Some domestic competitions, including the English Premier League , are also said to be firmly opposed to the idea.
Tesla breaks EV towing record
In what's believed to be a world first, the passenger airliner was hitched to the electric vehicle for towing. Avid motoring enthusiasts probably remember Volkswagen towing a Boeing 747 with a diesel V10 Touareg.