Head office home to 1,600 colleagues with plans for further growth Campus includes Ireland’s first frictionless store and ‘live roof’ with three beehives
Dublin, Ireland - 15 February 2022 - Flutter Entertainment plc, the global sports betting and gaming company, has officially reopened its international headquarters in Dublin following a €15.5 million investment from Flutter and a significant multi-million-euro investment from the landlord. The building comprises 164,000 sq. ft of flexible workspace across seven floors at Belfield Office Park in Clonskeagh, Dublin 4.
Designed by Claremont Group Interiors, the state-of-the-art workspace is home to 1,700 colleagues from Flutter global businesses working across key functions including sports trading, technology, product development and innovation, marketing, HR, and customer operations with plans for further growth.
Separately, the Market x Flutter convenience store on site is Ireland’s first fully frictionless shop, where more than 90 cameras and Artificial Intelligence technology combine to make it quicker and easier for colleagues that wish to grab and go. Officially launched today by local Minister for Dublin Rathdown, Josepha Madigan, Minister for Special Education and Inclusion this shop is not exclusive to Flutter colleagues and will be open to the public including everyone working in Belfield Office Park.
“Our new look global headquarters in Dublin encapsulates Flutter’s vision for the future of work. We have made a significant investment in this modern, agile, and flexible workspace, and are excited for our colleagues based here to experience all it has to offer” commented Pádraig Ó Ríordáin, Chief Legal Officer & Group Commercial Director of Flutter and the Executive Lead for the Dublin office. “We are proud to be headquartered in Ireland and we look forward to investing in and growing our employee base in Ireland across a wide range of disciplines and to working with and supporting our local communities for many years to come.” Mr Ó Ríordáin said.
Built to exacting environmental standards, Flutter’s newly renovated global headquarters include a range of accessibility and sustainable features which aim to make the work environment healthier for colleagues. The design of the workspace has been focused on catering to the needs of Flutter’s teams in a hybrid working world, creating ‘neighbourhoods’ to encourage collaboration, while reducing the carbon impact of the building.
Meanwhile, the atrium is another key area of the build – with stairs linking throughout the office’s seven stories to create the feeling of movement – while overlooking an indoor sports pitch on the ground floor.
Flutter’s new look head office includes several unique features and facilities, including:
- LED lighting.
- Intuitive A-rated air conditioning and a cascading watering heating system.
- The building is comprised of 72% glass surfaces which increases the solar gain: A green ‘live’ roof, including three hives supporting thousands of bees. The honey that the bees produce will be available at some of Flutter’s on-site dining areas, including The Exchange restaurant and Gairdín Spéir terrace café.
The headquarters will act as a centre of excellence in technology and innovation for Flutter, helping to drive innovation across the Group through the development of industry leading digital products for consumers across the world, while supporting highly skilled jobs in Dublin and contributing significantly to the local and national economies.
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About Flutter Entertainment plc:
Flutter Entertainment plc (the “Group”) is a global sports-betting and gaming company reporting as four divisions:
UK & Ireland: includes Sky Betting and Gaming, Paddy Power, Betfair and Tombola brands offering a diverse range of sportsbook, exchange, gaming and bingo services across the UK and Ireland, along with over 600 Paddy Power betting shops in the UK and Ireland.
Australia: the Sportsbet brand offers online sport betting and is the Australian market leader.
International: includes PokerStars, Adjarabet, Betfair and Junglee operating in multiple jurisdictions around the world offering a diverse range of sportsbook, exchange and gaming services.
US: includes FanDuel, TVG, Stardust, FOX Bet and PokerStars brands, offering regulated real money and free-to-play sports betting, online gaming, daily fantasy sports and online racing wagering products to customers across various states in the US.