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#Betting

# betting - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Shishkin for the Queen Mother: 3 tips for Day Two of Cheltenham
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

Shishkin for the Queen Mother: 3 tips for Day Two of Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2022, 7:00 AM 4,149 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward brings you his tips for Wednesday.

# betting - Monday 26 April, 2021

Uefa to investigate Ibrahimovic's alleged betting company investment
# Zlatan
From The42
# Zlatan

Uefa to investigate Ibrahimovic's alleged betting company investment

Apr 26th 2021, 7:34 PM 5,707 Views 1 Comment

The Swede is reported to have invested in Malta-based site Bethard.

Nube Negra worth a punt at 5/1 in the first big race of the Punchestown Festival
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Nube Negra worth a punt at 5/1 in the first big race of the Punchestown Festival

Apr 26th 2021, 4:10 PM 3,008 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Ward takes you through Tuesday’s feature race, the William Hill Champion Chase.

# betting - Thursday 18 March, 2021

3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high

Mar 18th 2021, 2:09 PM 7,692 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Ward takes you through Friday’s racing with the latest William Hill prices.

# betting - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

3 tips that represent good value for Thursday's racing at Cheltenham
# Prestbury Park
From The42
# Prestbury Park

3 tips that represent good value for Thursday's racing at Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 6,146 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward looks ahead to the day’s stand-out races, including the Ryanair Chase.

3 outside bets for St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

3 outside bets for St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2021, 11:02 AM 6,064 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward looks ahead to Wednesday’s racing at the Festival.

# betting - Saturday 6 March, 2021

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
# Problem Gambling
# Problem Gambling

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,909 Views 58 Comments

Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.

# betting - Monday 18 January, 2021

Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban
# Development
From The42
# Development

Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban

Jan 18th 2021, 12:38 PM 2,786 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old Atletico Madrid and defender was hit with a 10-week suspension last month.

# betting - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Trippier told friend to 'lump on' him joining Atletico Madrid from Spurs via WhatsApp
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

Trippier told friend to 'lump on' him joining Atletico Madrid from Spurs via WhatsApp

Jan 5th 2021, 6:04 PM 15,972 Views 12 Comments

The England full-back was banned for 10 weeks and fined by the FA’s independent regulatory commission, although that has since been suspended pending an appeal.

# betting - Saturday 12 December, 2020

UK began a landmark review into its gambling laws this week - Ireland doesn't even have a regulator yet
# Betting
# Betting

UK began a landmark review into its gambling laws this week - Ireland doesn't even have a regulator yet

Dec 12th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,434 Views 14 Comments

Legislation that would create a regulator in Ireland was first proposed by the government seven years ago.

# betting - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates
# Phase Two Plus
# Phase Two Plus

Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates

Jun 18th 2020, 4:16 PM 20,613 Views 34 Comments

Many bookies believed they were permitted to reopen last week.

# betting - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests
# Bingo
# Bingo

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests

Dec 5th 2019, 11:19 AM 11,815 Views 18 Comments

It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.

# betting - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings
# Bingo
# Bingo

'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings

Dec 3rd 2019, 2:55 PM 19,671 Views 31 Comments

Around 50 bingo players were bussed to the Dáil this morning to protest a bill that they say could see their winnings cut in half.

# betting - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'No compelling case': Minister slaps down calls for betting tax change ahead of Budget
# Betting Duty
# Betting Duty

'No compelling case': Minister slaps down calls for betting tax change ahead of Budget

Sep 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,721 Views 18 Comments

Minister Donohoe said his officials had “insufficient legal certainty” to change how it taxes the sector.

# betting - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

3 top bets to consider for Friday's racing at Punchestown
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

3 top bets to consider for Friday's racing at Punchestown

May 1st 2019, 4:21 PM 4,643 Views 3 Comments

Thom Malone reveals his picks for the Kildare course, where the Champion Hurdle is today’s feature.

# betting - Thursday 18 April, 2019

It's Irish Grand National Day and we've got expert tips worth considering
# Fairyhouse Festival
From The42
# Fairyhouse Festival

It's Irish Grand National Day and we've got expert tips worth considering

Apr 18th 2019, 12:12 PM 7,030 Views 1 Comment

There’s another big day of racing at Fairyhouse, and Heed Your Hunch is here to help if you fancy a flutter.

# betting - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Paul Scholes charged after allegedly placing 140 football bets over 3-year period
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Paul Scholes charged after allegedly placing 140 football bets over 3-year period

Apr 16th 2019, 4:22 PM 15,926 Views 21 Comments

The ex-Man United and England midfielder has until 26 April to respond.

# betting - Friday 5 October, 2018

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
# Match-Fixing
From The42
# Match-Fixing

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out

Oct 5th 2018, 1:50 PM 4,403 Views 1 Comment

Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.

# betting - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'
# Tuam
# Tuam

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'

Apr 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,265 Views 17 Comments

The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

# betting - Saturday 24 February, 2018

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies
# Gambling
# Gambling

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies

Feb 24th 2018, 1:26 PM 14,422 Views 65 Comments

The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.

# betting - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

Oct 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 6,023 Views 3 Comments

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

# betting - Friday 13 October, 2017

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches
# Study
# Study

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

Oct 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,595 Views 2 Comments

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# betting - Sunday 1 October, 2017

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’

Oct 1st 2017, 10:01 AM 50,710 Views 62 Comments

Professional gambler Harry Findlay chats to The42 about a life of sporting highs and lows.

# betting - Friday 18 August, 2017

Seán Quinn is back in business with a new online betting venture
# Quinnbet
# Quinnbet

Seán Quinn is back in business with a new online betting venture

Aug 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 29,777 Views 97 Comments

The ex-billionaire is taking a punt on QuinnBet.

# betting - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill
# Sports
# Sports

Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 10,115 Views 42 Comments

Horse Racing Ireland wants to see an increase in the rate of betting duty and commission on gross profits.

# betting - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced
# Verdict
From The42
# Verdict

Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced

Jul 27th 2017, 8:17 PM 6,874 Views 13 Comments

His ban from football now expires on 1 June 2018 instead of 25 October 2018.

# betting - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'Manipulating matches' among 3 charges brought against Athlone Town members
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

'Manipulating matches' among 3 charges brought against Athlone Town members

Jul 8th 2017, 2:36 PM 3,647 Views 1 Comment

A statement added that a hearing with the Independent Disciplinary Committee will take place on 3 August.

# betting - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners
# Betting Irregularities
From The42
# Betting Irregularities

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners

Jun 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 3,363 Views 4 Comments

FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin says they are close to completing their investigation into Athlone Town.

# betting - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

FAI launch investigation after irregular betting patterns in League of Ireland game
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

FAI launch investigation after irregular betting patterns in League of Ireland game

May 3rd 2017, 6:17 PM 16,692 Views 16 Comments

Uefa sent a detailed report to the FAI after the game between Athlone Town and Longford Town.

# betting - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling
# Judgment
From The42
# Judgment

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling

Apr 26th 2017, 8:03 PM 31,771 Views 64 Comments

The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.

# betting - Friday 10 February, 2017

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world
# Nosedive
# Nosedive

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world

Feb 10th 2017, 4:51 PM 23,170 Views 39 Comments

Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.

# betting - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Joey Barton is officially a Premier League player again
# Return
From The42
# Return

Joey Barton is officially a Premier League player again

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:56 AM 7,596 Views 8 Comments

As expected, the midfielder has returned to his former club on a deal until the end of the 2016-17 season.

# betting - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early
# Risky
# Risky

Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early

Oct 19th 2016, 10:03 AM 14,390 Views 107 Comments

Trump’s odds are now at 9/2, representing an 18.2% chance of winning.

# betting - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

US Open tennis match under investigation over suspicious betting
# On Alert
From The42
# On Alert

US Open tennis match under investigation over suspicious betting

Sep 7th 2016, 8:34 PM 9,906 Views 9 Comments

The first round clash between Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is being looked into.

# betting - Monday 29 August, 2016

Betting suspended as Luke Donald heavily backed to be one of Clarke's captain's picks
# Odds On
From The42
# Odds On

Betting suspended as Luke Donald heavily backed to be one of Clarke's captain's picks

Aug 29th 2016, 7:38 PM 6,749 Views 2 Comments

The former world number one is fancied to be named alongside Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer tomorrow.

# betting - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing

Jul 6th 2016, 1:04 PM 8,544 Views 6 Comments

Limerick man Leo Fernandez has been suspended until August 2017 and fined €2,000.

# betting - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

5 betting tips to earn you almost as much money as Conor McGregor from UFC 196
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

5 betting tips to earn you almost as much money as Conor McGregor from UFC 196

Mar 1st 2016, 9:50 AM 14,304 Views 14 Comments

Which way do you see this weekend’s main event going?

# betting - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets
# Drugs And Gambling
# Drugs And Gambling

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets

Feb 20th 2016, 6:45 AM 17,718 Views 21 Comments

He applied for the money to be returned.

# betting - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win
# Starlizard
# Starlizard

The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win

Feb 14th 2016, 12:00 PM 76,851 Views 16 Comments

Tony Bloom is a name unfamiliar to many. But the man, and his company Starlizard, make an absolute fortune out of betting markets like the English Premier League.

# betting - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company
# Gambling
# Gambling

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

Jan 20th 2016, 3:06 PM 27,867 Views 13 Comments

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

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