FanDuel & Scientific Games Extend Partnership

Flutter Entertainment made two significant announcements this week regarding their brand, FanDuel. Executives with Flutter confirmed that they’ve partnered with Scientific Games to expand their mobile sports betting services in the United States Market. This agreement will enable for fantasy sports services to be implemented, which would include content from iGaming. It’s unknown if these services will consist of slot machines relating to various American sports. Before this deal can be immortalized, Scientific Games must receive legislative approval from all required state associations. All upcoming fantasy sports games will be operated under the SG Digital-operated “OpenBet” engine, which is operated by a subdivision of Scientific Games. For the last decade, this software has become more popular throughout the European Union. This will mark their first foray into the American market, which is growing at an average percentage of 12.3% monthly.

Flutter Entertainment is one of the most significant betting corporations in the United States of America. They maintain the Betfair, Paddy Power and Sportsbet websites. Throughout the full collection of their brands, Flutter holds 20% of the overall sportsbetting market. They trailblazed the sportsbetting movement in New Jersey, which ultimately allowed for the American market to flourish. States like Nevada, Washington, New York and Delaware have all made sportsbetting legal since New Jersey. It’s approved for Flutter’s respective brands to grow, with online profits standing around $35 million monthly.

New Leaders at Scientific Games

Gaming analysts determined that this agreement was completed because of the leadership alterations with Scientific Games. Before completing their deal with Flutter Entertainment, Scientific Games hired a new Group Chief Executive and Executive Vice President. This extended to a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer. The four newly employed executives continue to a prolonged strategy that will see Scientific Games re-invent themselves on the global platform.

It should be noted that all individuals hired for these exclusive roles have upwards of 10+ years of experience. Matt Wilson is taking the part of Executive Vice President, with him formally being the president of Aristocrat Gaming. Their one of the most significant brick & mortar slot machine providers in America, proving that Wilson is familiar and knowledgeable with America’s respective betting markets.