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Address: Tasmanian Technopark
40-44 Innovation Drive
Dowsing Point
Hobart, Tasmania 7010
Key People
Chairman Anthony Klok
Managing Director Sporting Affairs, Betfair UK Greg Nichols
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Crown Rowen Craigie
Chief Executive Officer Betfair Australasia Giles Thompson
Phone: Betfair Helpdesk: 1300 238 324
CEO Betfair Australasia Andrew Twaits

Background Information

About Betfair Australasia
Betfair is the world's largest betting exchange. We offer fixed odds betting, much like a bookmaker, but our customers set their own odds and effectively bet against each other. Betfair acts as the counter-party to every transaction. Punters on our site can only bet with money they have in their account.
Betfair operates in a number of countries. We have more than 3 million customers worldwide, 85,000 of whom are in Australia and New Zealand. Betfair's Australasian operations are regulated by the Tasmanian Gaming Commission under the Gaming Control Act (Tas) 1993.
Betfair Australasia is a 50-50 joint venture between Crown Limited (ASX listed) and Betfair Group plc (listed on the London Stock Exchange). Betfair's Australasian operations are based in Hobart, with more than 110 staff working in our state-of the-art data centre. A further 40 are based at our Australian corporate headquarters in Melbourne, as well as in Sydney and Brisbane.
Betfair is a major investor in new technology, producing one of the fastest, most resilient and secure betting platforms available on the internet. The web platform processes more than 5 million transactions on an average day, with 99.9 per cent of those completed in less than a second.
The company has twice won the Queen's Award for Enterprise - the only betting company in the world to achieve this level of recognition.

News 2014
August 12, 2014 Betfair Lays Out the Welcome Mat
July 3, 2014 Betfair Group Given Neutral Rating at Nomura
July 3, 2014 Changes to Race Information Fees Structure Will Have a Significant Adverse Commercial Impact on Betfair
June 10, 2014 Betfair Group Turns To Profit For Full Year
May 14, 2014 Betfair Announce Appointment of New U.S. CEO
May 14, 2014 Betfair Announces CEO of US Operations
March 7, 2014 Betfair Group plc Announce Appointment of Peter Rigby
March 7, 2014 Betfair says heading for Top End of Profit Target
February 19, 2014 Betfair Trials Snapchat as Marketing Tool
February 12, 2014 Betfair Appoints Chief Technology Officer
January 21, 2014 Betfair Group plc Directorate Change

News 2013
December 3, 2013 Betfair Looks to Expand in Italy, United States
September 10, 2013 Gambling Company sees Opportunity in UK Tax Loophole
September 5, 2013 Betfair Reports Decline in Quarterly Revenues
July 8, 2013 Betfair drops 4% on talk of £88m stake sale
June 27, 2013 A Simpler Product Offering Attracts More Punters
June 23, 2013 Earnings at Betfair to Fall after Retreat From Europe
June 11, 2013 Betfair Schedules FY Results
June 4, 2013 Betfair New Partner of Summer Racing Carnival
May 27, 2013 Ex-Chairman Says Betting Company Confident to Take on Debt
May 15, 2013 Betfair Awards European and UK Media Account
May 14, 2013 Takeover Talks Collapse
May 7, 2013 Betfair CEO Outlines Defence Strategy Against Takeover
May 7, 2013 Betfair Claims Significant International Opportunity for the Group
May 6, 2013 Betfair Mulls Paying shareholders to defend Against Takeover
April 24, 2013 Betfair Appointment of New Non-Executive Director
April 22, 2013 Betting Company Founder Supports Boards Decision
April 22, 2013 Betfair Rejects Takeover Bid
April 17, 2013 Betfair Moves Event Management to External Agencies
April 15, 2013 Betfair Shares Rise on Takeover Talks
April 14, 2013 Market Rumours of Betfair Takeover
April 2, 2013 Betfair Acquires Assets from Bookmaker Blue Square for £5m
March 20, 2013 Decree to Allow Betting Exchanges to Operate in Italy Seen as Positive Move for Betfair
March 13, 2013 Betfair Embarks on Restructure of Its PR Communications Team
March 11, 2013 Online Betting Company Ends German Soccer Team Sponsorship
March 11, 2013 Betfair Linked with Blue Square Purchase
March 7, 2013 Betfair Success on the Back of Popular Mobile App
March 7, 2013 Betfair on Track to Meet FY Forecasts
March 5, 2013 Betware Signs Sponsorship Agreement with the IE Law School of Executive Education in Madrid
January 31, 2013 Betfair Recommits to Rugby Union Team NSW Waratahs
January 24, 2013 Betfair Launch Pan-European Media Pitch
January 14, 2013 Betfair Executives Boosts Stake in Betting Firm
January 8, 2013 Betfair in Poker Deal with Playtech
January 8, 2013 Betfair to Launch Poker Room on iPoker

News 2012
December 18, 2012 LMAX Sell-Off is Questionable Strategy for Betfair
December 17, 2012 Betfair's Cash 4 Clubs Scheme Supports Mitcham RFC
December 13, 2012 Betfair to Sacrifice Profit As It Exits Countries with Unstable Regulation
December 3, 2012 Betfair Confirms Total Voting Rights
November 28, 2012 Betfair Names New CFO Ahead of Cost Cutting Drive
November 26, 2012 Betfair Group Provide Update on Greece
November 22, 2012 Betfair Exits from Germany Over Tax
November 1, 2012 Betfair Trials Cambridge Software Start-Up Company Concept to Help Detect and Prevent Fraud
November 9, 2012 Betfair to Part Company with UK Director
November 9, 2012 Sports Betting Company Promotes Online Casino Brand with a Seven-Figure Ad Blitz
November 8, 2012 World Snooker Announce Betfair to Sponsor The Masters
November 7, 2012 Betfair Reviewing German Operations on Regulation Issues
September 11, 2012 Betfair PLC Strong Q1 Driven By A Great Summer Of Sport
September 11, 2012 ASA Adjudication on Betfair Internet Sales Promotion
September 11, 2012 Betfair Finance Chief To Leave Company
September 5, 2012 Betfair Signs Information Sharing Agreement with the England and Wales Cricket Board
September 10, 2012 Online Bookmaker Betfair to Challenge Cyprus Ban
September 10, 2012 Betfair Expected To Report Good First Quarter Numbers
September 6, 2012 Betfair Selects Play’n GO to Provide Play-for-Fun Casino Games for Canada
September 3, 2012 William Hill Bingo Launches New Android App
September 3, 2012 Betfair Group PLC: Total Voting Rights
August 31, 2012 Tipico First Bookmaker With TÜV Certificate
July 27, 2012 William Hill Renews Legal Battle With Betfair As Profits Soar
July 20, 2012 Betfair Hits Out At William Hill Over Levy Row
July 10, 2012 Betfair Selects StreamBase for Real-Time Analysis
July 10, 2012 The Odds Could Be Against Betfair As Cypriots Plan To Ban A Losing Bet
(July 9, 2012 Betting Tax Not Enough to Fund Racing Industry
July 9, 212 Betfair is Considering Challenging Cyprus’ Online Gambling Legislation
July 6, 2012 Betfair New Title Sponsor of PDC’s World Matchplay
(June 29, 2012 Betfair Announce FY12 Results
June 29, 2012 Betfair Targets International Expansion
June 7, 2012 Betfair Awarded Spanish Online Gaming Licences
May 30, 2012 Update on Betfair's Licensing and Tax Position in Spain
May 22, 2012 Betfair Expecting New Spanish Licence
May 22, 2012 Betfair Upgrades Marketing IT Platform
May 21, 2012 Betfair To Launch Fixed-Odds Betting Website
May 3, 2012 Betfair Secures German Online Licence
April 28, 2012 Betfair Appoints Head of New Risk Product
April 29, 2012 Online Gambling Firm Expects To Break Records With The London Olympics
April 27, 2012 Bookmakers Raise Stakes In Turnover Tax Debate
April 14, 2012 Companies Launch Betfair Apps On Own Sites
March 31, 2012 High Court Rejects Betfair’s Claim
March 26, 2012 Betfair to Start Fixed-Odds Sports Book
March 25, 2012 Betfair Punters Lose Out In Verdict On £23m Voler La Vedette Case
March 24, 2012 Online Betting Exchange to Introduce Its Own Fixed-Odds Sports Book
March 14, 2012 Betfair Signs Five-Year Hollywood Park Deal
March 8, 2012 Betfair Announce Board Changes
March 7, 2012 Betfair Extends Agreement With UserZoom
March 6, 2012 Betfair Boosted By Australian Open Tennis Bonanza
March 5, 2012 New Web Tool Brings Betfair's Superior Prices and Bet-Slip to Competition's Doorstep
February 28, 2012 High Court Rules Dutch Lottery Gambling Monopoly Does Not Breach EU Rules
February 14, 2012 Betfair Move Into Irish Greyhound Sponsorship With '600' Deal
February 8, 2012 Betfair Marks Five Years in Australia
February 6, 2012 Betfair Decision To Pull Out Of South Africa
February 3, 2012 UK Firm Says South Africa Should Legalize Internet-Based Wagering
February 3, 2012 Betfair Launches Bespoke IPAD App
February 2, 2012 Betfair Gets Prizefighter Title Rights
January 30, 2012 Betfair Appoints Arena Media To £2m Account
January 20, 2012 Betfair Expands Racing Sponsorship Portfolio; Is Now New Sponsor Of Warwick's Kingmaker Day
January 16, 2012) Betfair Welcomes Development on Italian Betting Exchange Regulation
January 16, 2012 Betfair Welcomes Italian Betting Exchange Move
January 13, 2012 Betfair Site Offline For 2hrs Due To Technical Issues
January 13, 2012 Betfair Renews Deal With IOC To Share Information On Illegal Betting During London Games
January 11, 2012 Betfair Announce Payouts for a Limited Number of Punters Caught Up in the Christmas Hurdle Fiasco

News 2011
December 26, 2011 Betfair Hits Out at BHA and William Hill Over Legal Action
December 22, 2011 Betfair Group Announce Repurchase of Ordinary Shares
December 14, 2011 Betfair Group Announce CFO to Become Interim CEO
December 14, 2011 Phone Bets Lift Betfair Profits
December 11, 2011 Betting Exchange Puts Its Faith in High Rollers
December 9, 2011 Betfair Group Ltd : Betfair Becomes Major Sponsor of Cypriot Football Club Apollon Limassol
December 7, 2011 Betfair Says it has Poured $10 Million Into U.S. Racing Exchange Site
December 6, 2011 Betfair Group Announce Repurchase of Ordinary Shares
November 30, 2011 Battle for Access to Germany’s Gambling Market Intensifies
Nov 23, 2011 Senior Microsoft Executive Joins Betfair
Nov 23, 2011 Betfair Group Announce Repurchase of Ordinary Shares
Nov 18, 2011 Betfair Director Set To Leave And Join Wonga
Nov 15, 2011 Betfair Co-Founder Sells Shares Worth About £1.5 Million
Nov 10, 2011 Paddy Power Confirms COO Leaving and Announce Five Senior Appointments

Nov 7, 2011

Betfair to Name Corcoran New CEO


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