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Punters : How Paddy Power's Billion-Euro Bet Changed Gambling Forever

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ISBN: 9780008463885
AuthorRogan, Aaron
Pub Date14/10/2021
BindingHardback
CountryIRL
Dewey338.7617
Publisher: Harper Collins
Quick overview From cheeky high-street bookmaker to billion-dollar business: the incredible story behind Paddy Power's unstoppable rise. Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of Paddy Power, is the largest gambling business in the world. The evidence of that success is visible everywhere, from shop fronts and bus shelters to sporting arenas and smartphone screens.
€17.77

The company's rise to this point has been rapid, but like any gambler worth their salt, Paddy Power has always succeeded in finding an edge. At the outset those innovations were modest, like offering odds on television shows and giving punters money back on losing bets, but as the company's ambition grew, so too did its determination to stay one step ahead of the competition, whatever the cost...

Impeccably researched and informed by dozens of insider interviews, Punters is the incredible story of how an unlikely band of misfits and visionaries bet on the future of the gambling industry and won big.

But it's also the story of how that victory came at an extraordinary cost - to their customers and society at large.

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The company's rise to this point has been rapid, but like any gambler worth their salt, Paddy Power has always succeeded in finding an edge. At the outset those innovations were modest, like offering odds on television shows and giving punters money back on losing bets, but as the company's ambition grew, so too did its determination to stay one step ahead of the competition, whatever the cost...

Impeccably researched and informed by dozens of insider interviews, Punters is the incredible story of how an unlikely band of misfits and visionaries bet on the future of the gambling industry and won big.

But it's also the story of how that victory came at an extraordinary cost - to their customers and society at large.

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