EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Paddy Power

Paddy Power

Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Ireland, UK and Australia


Sector: Arts / entertainment
Arts, entertainment and recreation
92 - Gambling and betting activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-11-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 18-11-2010
Foreseen End Date: 29-11-2013
Planned Job Creation: 1440

Additional Information

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has announced the creation of 1,440 new jobs in Ireland, UK and Australia. Some 500 new jobs will be created in Ireland (mainly at its headquarters in Tallaght) and another 810 jobs will be created in the UK to expand Paddy Power's retail network. Outside Europe, 130 jobs will be created in Australia where Paddy Power is the number one online corporate bookmaker. All jobs are expected to be created by the end of 2013.