M/15/022 – Paddy Power / Hacketts
The proposed acquisition of six licensed betting offices of Davisdorf trading as Hacketts Bookmakers by Paddy Power, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Friday May 1, 2015||Thursday, June 4, 2015|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Paddy Power plc||
Paddy Power is an international multichannel betting and gaming group that offers sports betting, casino games, poker and bingo to consumers in regulated jurisdictions through mobile and desktop, as well as operating 566 licensed betting offices (“LBos”) and telephone betting "dial-a-bet" in the UK and lreland.
|Davisdorf, T/A Hacketts Bookmakers||
Hacketts is an independent bookmaker with a network of 30 LBOs located throughout the Republic of Ireland. Hacketts has an online presence, whereby its customers can place bets on affiliate website BetPack.com. Hacketts also offers a telephone betting service for its customers. The target consists of six Hacketts LBOs, three located in Co. Dublin (Cloghran, Sandymount, and Artane), two in Co. Cork (Skibbereen and Buttevant) and one in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Sports betting services||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, May 15, 2015|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Tel: 01-470 3696, e-mail: email@example.com
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