Publish Date: October 5, 2021
Fact checked by: Alyx Tzamantanis
Flutter Entertainment, the holding company for FanDuel, has appointed Amy Howe to become the next CEO of FanDuel. Howe has been with the company since February 2021 as President and was responsible for many of the main and central commercial enterprises surrounding it’s sportsbook, daily fantasy sites and online casino. Only a few months back in July, Howe was appointed the Interim CEO, a position that she will now hold on a full time basis. Not sure who FanDuel is? Check out our review on FanDuel Sportsbook here.
Based on previous work experience, Howe seems a natural choice for the position. Before her tenure with FanDuel, Howe worked for Ticketmaster as their Global Chief Operating Officer. In that role she led the way taking an older system, and evolving it into the modern ticket buying platform that we see today. Prior to her time at Ticketmaster she was employed as a partner at Mckinsey & Company where she advised clients in the entertainment, retail, media, and consumer goods sector on different topics like scaling strategy, and commercial or operational excellence.
Flutter Entertainment is much more than just FanDuel, and Amy Howe will have quite a team at Flutter to help assist her. Flutter is one of the largest sports betting and online gaming players currently on the market. The holding company has a number of other international brands including:
Paddy Power, Betfair, PokerStars, And other brands like Sky Bet, Sportsbet, FOX Bet, TVG, Adjarabet and now FanDuel,. With all of these holdings Flutter is able to reach over 14 million customers across their platforms.
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Without a doubt, one of Amy Howe’s leading missions will be to continue to make inroads within the American gamling market. After all, this is a market that currently has explosive growth. Individual states are making the choice to legalize sports betting and get in on hefty tax revenue that it generates. New states are launching their sports betting offerings every month, and as of now over half of the 50 states offer some form of online gambling, as well as the nation’s capital, Washington D.C.. You can always see the
With these new states come new swaths of players who all have one choice to make. Where should I invest my money? If Amy Howe has her say, the answer to the question will be FanDuel, a betting provider that already has name recognition, and is one of the largest operators in many states. Since starting back in 2009, the company has become well known for their online casinos, sports books, and especially their daily fantasy offerings.
FanDuel currently control the largest percentage of the US online sports gambling market. To continue to grow their market share they often put great offers to first time customers. If you’re looking to become a new customer and get the best offers online, be sure to look first at our betting offers page.