In the media
In this semi-regular section of Entain Engage, we highlight some of the key coverage of the Group in the past quarter, in case you missed it.
In an exclusive interview with the Daily Telegraph, our CEO, Jette Nygaard-Andersen, urges ministers to strike a healthy balance in the upcoming Government review of betting laws, and explains why Entain “knows what it takes to win”, with initiatives such as the London innovation lab, Ennovate.
In an in-depth interview with Global Gaming Business Magazine, our CEO, Jette Nygaard-Andersen, talks all things Entain – from our position as a leader in European iGaming, sports betting and bingo, to the strong and growing relationship with MGM Resorts, as well as how our investments in ESG will make responsible gaming a cornerstone of our corporate social responsibility efforts.
Following the release of our Q4 trading update, the Financial Times wrote on our strong growth in international markets, which has enabled us to raise earnings guidance despite tighter industry regulations
The Times covers the news that we will be committing £40 million for innovation investment in the UK, as part of the launch of a global innovation hub, Ennovate, which will help to take Entain into interactive entertainment and immersive experiences. Ennovate’s tech staff will work alongside experts from technology partners Verizon, BT and Theta Labs to invest in innovation projects, start-up schemes and global collaborations.
After taking second place at Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021, and achieving the top rating in the leisure and hotels sector, our CFO and Deputy CEO, Rob Wood, discusses how Entain’s community-driven approach to sustainability has led the company towards rapid growth in recent years.
SBC News spoke to Robert Hoskin, our Chief Governance Officer, about how shareholders and investors expect more than just successful M&A, as well as how Entain is leading the industry with ESG Initiatives such as Entain Sustain.
As we gear up for expansion in Canada, City AM wrote on our acquisition of Canadian rival Avid Gaming in a deal worth £174 million. Avid Gaming’s Sports Interaction brand is highly complementary to Entain’s existing Canadian business, made up of Party and bwin.
We have recently teamed up with William S Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada to offer an online training programme tailored for operators, regulators and lawyers in gaming law and regulation. Gambling Insider reports that the programme will prepare professionals to meet the regulatory and operational challenges faced by the gaming industry.
Gambling Insider reported on the Entain Foundation’s first venture into community sports projects in Italy, partnering with Sport Zena Frontiere Onlus to provide community sports and tutoring for underprivileged young people and their families across Italy.
The Entain Foundation US has made good on its 2021 commitment to support former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley as he launches “Oak Out Hunger” - a community project in Los Angeles intended to supply food and fun to football fans at Gladys Park, located in LA’s Skid Row neighbourhood.
We were recently featured in Global Gaming News, alongside Meta, DraftKings, Habby, and 89Trillion, as we joined the Global Gaming Alliance – a whitepaper detailing responsible gaming solutions that should be implemented to protect players in the fast-growing gambling and gaming industries.