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# 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 2,695 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 15,872 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 11,154 Views 13 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 20,149 Views 35 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 11,760 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 19,619 Views 30 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 12,668 Views 17 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 4,602 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 7,002 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 15,888 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 4,355 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 14,177 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 14,355 Views 64 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 5,979 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 9,556 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 50,189 Views 56 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 29,079 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 10,063 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 6,823 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 3,606 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 3,316 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 16,633 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 31,700 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 22,846 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 7,564 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 14,234 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 9,888 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 6,720 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 8,482 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 14,235 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 17,464 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 71,790 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 27,748 Views 13 Comments

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

# betting - Friday 25 December, 2015

Conor Murphy, the Corkman who won a million on a Cheltenham gamble
# DREAM DOCKET
From The42
# DREAM DOCKET

Conor Murphy, the Corkman who won a million on a Cheltenham gamble

Dec 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 34,389 Views 4 Comments

He put 50 quid on three horses and it paid out big time.

# betting - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night
# What A Shout
From The42
# What A Shout

Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night

Sep 29th 2015, 2:25 PM 5,747 Views 4 Comments

This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.

# betting - Friday 25 September, 2015

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Sep 25th 2015, 4:56 PM 6,508 Views 16 Comments

United to hit the net early and other tips to consider for this weekend’s fixtures.

# betting - Friday 18 September, 2015

What's the story with all the mad hats at Ladies' Day anyway? We investigated
# Sponsored By HRI
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

What's the story with all the mad hats at Ladies' Day anyway? We investigated

Sep 18th 2015, 5:48 PM 2,756 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about the first thing on any non-racegoers lips.

Former Kerry star's €10k treble now hangs on Sunday's All-Ireland final
# Squeaky Bum Time
From The42
# Squeaky Bum Time

Former Kerry star's €10k treble now hangs on Sunday's All-Ireland final

Sep 18th 2015, 5:20 PM 14,635 Views 12 Comments

David Culloty will have an added interest when the Dubs take on Kerry.

# betting - Friday 11 September, 2015

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
# Sponsored By HRI
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin

Sep 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 3,971 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

# betting - Monday 17 August, 2015

Australian police swoop on Gold Coast betting scam run by the 'Irish Boys'
# Surfers Paradise
# Surfers Paradise

Australian police swoop on Gold Coast betting scam run by the 'Irish Boys'

Aug 17th 2015, 2:29 PM 34,473 Views 35 Comments

Two Irish men are being held by Queensland Police.

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