TIDMENT

RNS Number : 8424R

Entain PLC

09 November 2021

09 November 2021

Entain plc

("Entain" or "Company")

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility (PDMR)

Or Persons Closely Associated

Entain plc (LSE: ENT), the global sports betting and gaming group, announces the purchase of ordinary shares of

  EUR0.01 each in the capital of the Company ("Shares")   on  8 November 2021  as set out below. 
 
 Director               Shares        Nature of        Number of           Price purchased   Total Shares 
  / PDMR                 held prior    Transaction      Shares purchased    from the          held after 
                         to dealing                                         market (pence     Transactions 
                                                                            per Share) 
 J M Barry 
  Gibson, Chairman 
  of the Board          27,210        Share purchase   975                 2049.06p          28,185 
                       ------------  ---------------  ------------------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Brenda Gibson 
  - Spouse 
  of J M Barry 
  Gibson                39,277        Share Purchase   975                 2049.06           40,252 
                       ------------  ---------------  ------------------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Stella David, 
  Senior Independent 
  Non-Executive 
  Director              Nil           Share purchase   3,652               2053p             3,652 
                       ------------  ---------------  ------------------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Mark Gregory, 
  Independent 
  Non-Executive 
  Director              Nil           Share purchase   7,446               2013.867p         7,446 
                       ------------  ---------------  ------------------  ----------------  -------------- 
 

Entain Directors hold in aggregate 307,160* Shares (including those of their persons closely associated) equivalent to 0.05% of the Company's issued share capital.

*Includes shares held by persons closely associated with the Director / PDMR.

Enquiries:

 
Company Secretary                               secretary@entaingroup.com 
 Emily Carey 
 Investor Relations 
David Lloyd-Seed, Group Director of             investors@entaingroup.com 
 Investor Relations & Corporate Communications 
Powerscourt                                     entain@powerscourt-group.com 
Rob Greening / Elly Williamson                  Tel: +44 (0) 20 7250 1446 
 

LEI :213800GNI3K45LQR8L28

About Entain plc

Entain plc (LSE: ENT) is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world's largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Bet.pt, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds and Sportingbet; Gaming Brands include CasinoClub, Foxy Bingo, Gala, Gioco Digitale, Ninja Casino, Optibet, partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis. The Group has also entered into a joint-venture with MGM Resorts to capitalise on the sports betting and gaming opportunity in the US, through BetMGM. Entain provides the technology which powers BetMGM and exclusive games and products, specially developed at its in-house gaming studios. The Group is tax resident in the UK with licenses in a total of 27 regulated markets. Entain is a leader in ESG, a member of FTSE4Good, the DJSI, is AA rated by MSCI and is included in Bloomberg's 50 global leaders in sustainability. The Group has set Science Based Targets, committing to be carbon net zero by 2035 and through the Entain Foundation supports a variety of initiatives, focusing on safer gambling, grassroots sport, diversity in technology and community projects.

For more information see the Group's website: www.entaingroup.com

 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
 a)   Name                                                               J M Barry Gibson 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                                                    Chairman of the Board 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment                                     Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer 
       or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                                                               Entain plc 
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 b)   LEI                                                                213800GNI3K45LQR8L28 
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 4    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) 
       each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been 
       conducted 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument        Ordinary shares of Entain plc of EUR0.01 each 
       Identification code 
                                                                          IM00B5VQMV65 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction                                          Share purchase 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                                             Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                                                          2049.06p   975 
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 d)   Aggregated information-  Aggregated volume 
       -  Price                                                            975 ordinary shares of EUR0.01 each 
 
                                                                           2049.06p 
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 e)   Date of the transaction                                            08 November 2021 
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 f)   Place of the transaction                                           London Stock Exchange 
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 5    Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares   27,210 shares 
      held by associated persons): 
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 6    Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares    28,185 shares 
      held by your associated persons): 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
 a)   Name                                                               Brenda Gibson 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                                                    Spouse of Chairman of the Board 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment                                     Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer 
       or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                                               Entain plc 
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 b)   LEI                                                                213800GNI3K45LQR8L28 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 4    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) 
       each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been 
       conducted 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument        Ordinary shares of Entain plc of EUR0.01 each 
       Identification code 
                                                                          IM00B5VQMV65 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction                                          Share purchase 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                                             Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                                                          2049.06p   975 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information-  Aggregated volume 
       -  Price                                                            975 ordinary shares of EUR0.01 each 
 
                                                                           2049.06p 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction                                            08 November 2021 
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 f)   Place of the transaction                                           London Stock Exchange 
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 5    Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares   39,277 shares 
      held by associated persons): 
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 6    Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares    40,252 shares 
      held by your associated persons): 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
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 a)   Name                                                               Stella David 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                                                    Senior Independent Non-executive Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment                                     Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer 
       or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                                               Entain plc 
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 b)   LEI                                                                213800GNI3K45LQR8L28 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 4    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) 
       each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been 
       conducted 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument        Ordinary shares of Entain plc of EUR0.01 each 
       Identification code 
                                                                          IM00B5VQMV65 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction                                          Share purchase 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                                             Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                                                          2053.00    3,652 
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 d)   Aggregated information-  Aggregated volume                         3,652 ordinary shares of EUR0.01 each 
       -  Price 
                                                                          2053.00p 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction                                            08 November 2021 
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 f)   Place of the transaction                                           London Stock Exchange 
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 5    Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares   Nil 
      held by associated persons): 
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 6    Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares    3,652 shares 
      held by your associated persons): 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
 a)   Name                                                               Mark Gregory 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                                                    Independent Non-executive Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment                                     Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer 
       or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                                               Entain plc 
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 b)   LEI                                                                213800GNI3K45LQR8L28 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 4    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) 
       each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been 
       conducted 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument        Ordinary shares of Entain plc of EUR0.01 each 
       Identification code 
                                                                          IM00B5VQMV65 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction                                          Share purchase 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                                             Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                                                          2013.867p   7,446 
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 d)   Aggregated information-  Aggregated volume 
       -  Price                                                            7,446 ordinary shares of EUR0.01 each 
 
                                                                           2013.867p 
     -----------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction                                            08 November 2021 
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 f)   Place of the transaction                                           London Stock Exchange 
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 5    Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares   Nil 
      held by associated persons): 
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 6    Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares    7,446 shares 
      held by your associated persons): 
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