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# Betting

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Brentford's Ivan Toney charged over further 30 alleged breaches of FA betting rules
Toney was previously charged with 232 alleged breaches over a four-year period.
Online gambling causing surge of suicidal young men in A&E, NHS clinic says
Earlier this year the NHS stopped taking cash from the gambling industry for the treatment of people suffering addiction
World Cup hopeful Toney 'assisting Football Association with enquiries' over betting claims
A report in the Sun said the 26-year-old Brentford striker is the subject of an inquiry over historical allegations.
Shishkin for the Queen Mother: 3 tips for Day Two of Cheltenham
Johnny Ward brings you his tips for Wednesday.
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Uefa to investigate Ibrahimovic's alleged betting company investment
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
Johnny Ward takes you through Tuesday’s feature race, the William Hill Champion Chase.
3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high
Johnny Ward takes you through Friday’s racing with the latest William Hill prices.
3 tips that represent good value for Thursday's racing at Cheltenham
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
Johnny Ward looks ahead to Wednesday’s racing at the Festival.
'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.
Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban
The 30-year-old Atletico Madrid and defender was hit with a 10-week suspension last month.
Trippier told friend to 'lump on' him joining Atletico Madrid from Spurs via WhatsApp
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.
UK began a landmark review into its gambling laws this week - Ireland doesn't even have a regulator yet
Legislation that would create a regulator in Ireland was first proposed by the government seven years ago.
Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates
Many bookies believed they were permitted to reopen last week.
Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests
It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.
'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings
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.
'No compelling case': Minister slaps down calls for betting tax change ahead of Budget
Minister Donohoe said his officials had “insufficient legal certainty” to change how it taxes the sector.
3 top bets to consider for Friday's racing at Punchestown
Thom Malone reveals his picks for the Kildare course, where the Champion Hurdle is today’s feature.
It's Irish Grand National Day and we've got expert tips worth considering
There’s another big day of racing at Fairyhouse, and Heed Your Hunch is here to help if you fancy a flutter.
Paul Scholes charged after allegedly placing 140 football bets over 3-year period
The ex-Man United and England midfielder has until 26 April to respond.
League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.
Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'
The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.
GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies
The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.
2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules
The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.
Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches
A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.
‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’
Professional gambler Harry Findlay chats to The42 about a life of sporting highs and lows.
Seán Quinn is back in business with a new online betting venture
The ex-billionaire is taking a punt on QuinnBet.
Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill
Horse Racing Ireland wants to see an increase in the rate of betting duty and commission on gross profits.
Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced
His ban from football now expires on 1 June 2018 instead of 25 October 2018.
'Manipulating matches' among 3 charges brought against Athlone Town members
A statement added that a hearing with the Independent Disciplinary Committee will take place on 3 August.
Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners
FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin says they are close to completing their investigation into Athlone Town.
FAI launch investigation after irregular betting patterns in League of Ireland game
Uefa sent a detailed report to the FAI after the game between Athlone Town and Longford Town.
Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling
The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.
Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world
Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.
Joey Barton is officially a Premier League player again
As expected, the midfielder has returned to his former club on a deal until the end of the 2016-17 season.
Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early
Trump’s odds are now at 9/2, representing an 18.2% chance of winning.
US Open tennis match under investigation over suspicious betting
The first round clash between Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is being looked into.
Betting suspended as Luke Donald heavily backed to be one of Clarke's captain's picks
The former world number one is fancied to be named alongside Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer tomorrow.
Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing
Limerick man Leo Fernandez has been suspended until August 2017 and fined €2,000.
5 betting tips to earn you almost as much money as Conor McGregor from UFC 196
Which way do you see this weekend’s main event going?