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# betting - Friday 14 August, 2015

Here's how to bet on the horses: an essential guide
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

Here's how to bet on the horses: an essential guide

Aug 14th 2015, 10:51 AM 3,013 Views 0 Comments

Are you a racing newbie? We’re here to help.

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...
# Opinion
# Opinion

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...

Aug 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 249 Views 77 Comments

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

# betting - Monday 27 July, 2015

How to react when your horse wins at the Galway Races - A guide by The42
# Winner Alright
From The42
# Winner Alright

How to react when your horse wins at the Galway Races - A guide by The42

Jul 27th 2015, 7:00 AM 3,266 Views 0 Comments

All eyes are on Ballybrit this week – and if you’re lucky, you might make a few quid

# betting - Monday 22 June, 2015

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone
# Lassie Come Home
# Lassie Come Home

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:00 AM 33,426 Views 45 Comments

The dog was snapped up by a syndicate in England and has been doing quite well for himself.

# betting - Friday 17 April, 2015

Staff threatened with meat-cleaver in raid at bookies
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Staff threatened with meat-cleaver in raid at bookies

Apr 17th 2015, 12:25 PM 12,703 Views 17 Comments

The robbery happened after 9pm last night.

# betting - Monday 9 March, 2015

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival
# Giddy Up
From The42
# Giddy Up

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival

Mar 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 16,071 Views 19 Comments

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from your Ruby Tuesdays, we’re here to help.

# betting - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions?
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions?

Mar 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 75,860 Views 19 Comments

Nick Townsend, close associate of Barney Curley and author of a new book on the professional gambler, tells us the tale.

'Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?'
# Bets Are Off
# Bets Are Off

'Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?'

Mar 7th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,931 Views 28 Comments

The run-up to Cheltenham can be a very difficult time of year for those with a gambling addiction.

# betting - Sunday 15 February, 2015

The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip
# Bad Beat
From The42
# Bad Beat

The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip

Feb 15th 2015, 6:25 PM 20,049 Views 6 Comments

This slip proves that the bookies know more about rugby than everyone except Joe Schmidt.

# betting - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips ... for now
# Gambling
# Gambling

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips ... for now

Feb 11th 2015, 8:47 PM 12,999 Views 43 Comments

Do you think they’re a good idea?

# betting - Monday 9 February, 2015

Gamble online? You're going to have to start paying tax on it
# Sure Thing
# Sure Thing

Gamble online? You're going to have to start paying tax on it

Feb 9th 2015, 3:45 PM 22,727 Views 64 Comments

The 1% tax was planned four years ago but was delayed in Europe.

# betting - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Fancy a late flutter? Betting shops could be open until 10pm by Christmas
# Turf Accountants
# Turf Accountants

Fancy a late flutter? Betting shops could be open until 10pm by Christmas

Nov 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,376 Views 39 Comments

Bookies claim that outdated legislation forcing them to close early is putting hundreds of people out of work each winter.

# betting - Monday 15 September, 2014

Irish bookies won't be subject to new UK gambling regulation
# Upping The Stakes
# Upping The Stakes

Irish bookies won't be subject to new UK gambling regulation

Sep 15th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,826 Views 8 Comments

Four of the UK’s biggest bookmakers have come together to self impose a number of new advertising regulations.

# betting - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Opinion: 'I saw my wife's face and I couldn't hide from it any more. I had to stop gambling'
# Addiction
# Addiction

Opinion: 'I saw my wife's face and I couldn't hide from it any more. I had to stop gambling'

Sep 9th 2014, 8:00 PM 163 Views 31 Comments

An anonymous contributor says it doesn’t matter what way you gamble, it comes down to losing control over it.

# betting - Friday 29 August, 2014

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Blockbuster Bets
From The42
# Blockbuster Bets

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Aug 29th 2014, 2:51 PM 7,318 Views 20 Comments

Diego Costa and Romelu Lukaku are good prices to score against each other this weekend.

# betting - Friday 22 August, 2014

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Blockbuster Bets
From The42
# Blockbuster Bets

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Aug 22nd 2014, 8:27 PM 8,036 Views 6 Comments

We are backing the Rooney renaissance to continue against Sunderland.

# betting - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Here's how many games Vegas thinks your favourite NFL team will win this season
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Here's how many games Vegas thinks your favourite NFL team will win this season

Aug 20th 2014, 6:34 AM 4,417 Views 7 Comments

The Denver Broncos are projected to be the best side in the National Football League.

# betting - Friday 15 August, 2014

Four Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Show Me The Money
From The42
# Show Me The Money

Four Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Aug 15th 2014, 2:02 PM 6,317 Views 9 Comments

Take a look at our guide to the Premier League opening weekend before heading to the bookies.

# betting - Thursday 14 August, 2014

10 bets to have a look at before the Premier League season
# Blockbuster Bets
From The42
# Blockbuster Bets

10 bets to have a look at before the Premier League season

Aug 14th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,187 Views 21 Comments

Take a look at some shrewd bets for the upcoming season

# betting - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Take a look at one of the most agonising betting losses of all time
# Bad Beat
From The42
# Bad Beat

Take a look at one of the most agonising betting losses of all time

Jul 31st 2014, 11:39 AM 7,639 Views 12 Comments

This poker player had a 2% chance of losing $1m but sometimes you lose even when the odds are in your favour.

# betting - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Online gambling should offer players spending limits and alerts - Commission
# Play Fair
# Play Fair

Online gambling should offer players spending limits and alerts - Commission

Jul 15th 2014, 6:45 AM 3,583 Views 12 Comments

New recommendations by the EU Commission aim to minimise potential financial harm to consumers.

# betting - Monday 16 June, 2014

Partial to a bit of betting? It's probably in your genes...
# Go On You Good Thing
# Go On You Good Thing

Partial to a bit of betting? It's probably in your genes...

Jun 16th 2014, 9:43 PM 8,938 Views 8 Comments

A study found that the genes in question affect the role of the chemical dopamine which is released in the brain, motivating people to seek rewards.

# betting - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Paddy Power to back new horse as chief executive steps down
# Changing Horse
# Changing Horse

Paddy Power to back new horse as chief executive steps down

May 13th 2014, 9:43 AM 9,955 Views 17 Comments

Revenues at the bookmaker climb as Patrick Kennedy announces his decision to move on.

# betting - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Bookies suspend betting on Paul Galvin lining out for Sky Sports this summer
# And It's Live
From The42
# And It's Live

Bookies suspend betting on Paul Galvin lining out for Sky Sports this summer

May 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 17,972 Views 28 Comments

The former Kingdom star will be a top, top pundit…

# betting - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow

May 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 50,390 Views 167 Comments

The government has now said that Alan Shatter’s successor will be appointed tomorrow morning.

# betting - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

An Irish punter won a nice wedge by correctly predicting Real's rout of Bayern tonight
# Docket
From The42
# Docket

An Irish punter won a nice wedge by correctly predicting Real's rout of Bayern tonight

Apr 29th 2014, 9:50 PM 17,039 Views 16 Comments

This is how it’s done.

# betting - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive
# Rap On The Knuckles
# Rap On The Knuckles

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:26 PM 15,298 Views 21 Comments

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

# betting - Monday 10 March, 2014

TheScore.ie beginner's guide to having a bet on Cheltenham
# How To
From The42
# How To

TheScore.ie beginner's guide to having a bet on Cheltenham

Mar 10th 2014, 3:31 PM 4,178 Views 0 Comments

Don’t know your each-ways from your Lucky 15s? We’re here to help.

# betting - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out
# IF HE WALKS
# IF HE WALKS

Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out

Mar 6th 2014, 5:56 PM 17,537 Views 0 Comments

Over 1,000 bets were taken on the trial’s outcome under the controversial “Money Back If He Walks” campaign.

# betting - Monday 24 February, 2014

Last-minute winner brings in this 10-team €60,000 accumulator for lucky Cork punter
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Last-minute winner brings in this 10-team €60,000 accumulator for lucky Cork punter

Feb 24th 2014, 6:31 PM 10,127 Views 9 Comments

Johnnie Jackson’s late, late goal was worth more than three points.

# betting - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

Jan 25th 2014, 8:11 PM 3,096 Views 4 Comments

The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.

# betting - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on 'Curley Coup'
# Cha-ching!
From The42
# Cha-ching!

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on 'Curley Coup'

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:18 PM 34,093 Views 39 Comments

A massive gamble on a four-horse accumulator has cost bookmakers an estimated £2 million.

# betting - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

GAA promises support for players fighting gambling addiction
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

GAA promises support for players fighting gambling addiction

Jan 21st 2014, 8:31 PM 2,778 Views 4 Comments

Gambling issue remains a top priority for the GAA and the GPA.

# betting - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

British man arrested for courtside betting at Australian Open
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

British man arrested for courtside betting at Australian Open

Jan 15th 2014, 12:11 PM 4,246 Views 3 Comments

Australian police made the arrest during a match on Tuesday.

# betting - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Here are the winning accumulators that netted two Paddy Power customers almost £40,000
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Here are the winning accumulators that netted two Paddy Power customers almost £40,000

Jan 12th 2014, 2:24 PM 9,761 Views 8 Comments

A last-minute goal helped two customers scoop the big prize.

# betting - Saturday 4 January, 2014

FA Cup preview: How to fill out your weekend football accumulator
# Stab In The Dark
From The42
# Stab In The Dark

FA Cup preview: How to fill out your weekend football accumulator

Jan 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,255 Views 7 Comments

You mightn’t win anything, but you could fill it out this way.

# betting - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Premier League preview: how to fill out your New Year’s Day football accumulator
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Premier League preview: how to fill out your New Year’s Day football accumulator

Jan 1st 2014, 6:30 AM 2,485 Views 6 Comments

We can’t get nine out of ten right every week, you know…

# betting - Monday 30 December, 2013

Here's how one Irish punter turned 20 quid into almost half a million euros this weekend
# Punt
From The42
# Punt

Here's how one Irish punter turned 20 quid into almost half a million euros this weekend

Dec 30th 2013, 3:22 PM 11,944 Views 11 Comments

I want to go there.

# betting - Friday 27 December, 2013

One lucky Irish punter landed €83,450 today
# Docket
From The42
# Docket

One lucky Irish punter landed €83,450 today

Dec 27th 2013, 5:33 PM 6,698 Views 3 Comments

And this is how he did it.

# betting - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Premier League preview: how to fill out your football accumulator this weekend
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Premier League preview: how to fill out your football accumulator this weekend

Sep 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,243 Views 6 Comments

We don’t guarantee that you’ll win any money; we don’t even guarantee that you’ll have fun…