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# betting - Saturday 17 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,942 Views 6 Comments

We don’t guarantee success; we don’t even guarantee that you’ll have fun. Here’s what’s coming up on opening weekend.

# betting - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps
# Paddy Power
# Paddy Power

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

May 14th 2013, 6:48 PM 5,473 Views 14 Comments

The success of the Irish owned bookmaker continues to grow thanks to online gambling.

# betting - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Everything you need to know about the 139th Kentucky Derby
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

Everything you need to know about the 139th Kentucky Derby

May 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 1,374 Views 3 Comments

The run for the roses takes place this evening and we’ve got the inside track.

# betting - Monday 15 April, 2013

9 things we learned from Paddy Power's annual report
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

9 things we learned from Paddy Power's annual report

Apr 15th 2013, 3:27 PM 18,044 Views 16 Comments

How much did their early pay-out on Obama cost? And how successful were Nicklas Bendtner’s “Paddy Pants”?

# betting - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Here's what it's like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year
# The Gambler
From The42
# The Gambler

Here's what it's like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 32,495 Views 36 Comments

Irishman John O’Shea left his job as an accountant to take up full-time gambling. This is how he got on.

# betting - Friday 15 March, 2013

Pics: 6 steps to successfully placing a bet, with Michael Noonan
# Minister For Betting
# Minister For Betting

Pics: 6 steps to successfully placing a bet, with Michael Noonan

Mar 15th 2013, 10:31 AM 7,884 Views 58 Comments

The Finance Minister shows us how it’s done…

# betting - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Having a bad Cheltenham Festival? Don't worry, Floyd Mayweather lost $900k on one game
# Money
From The42
# Money

Having a bad Cheltenham Festival? Don't worry, Floyd Mayweather lost $900k on one game

Mar 14th 2013, 5:47 PM 4,121 Views 0 Comments

All in the game.

# betting - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow
# Gambling
# Gambling

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow

Mar 5th 2013, 9:38 AM 3,902 Views 30 Comments

The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.

# betting - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Sports film of the week: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek

Feb 17th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,703 Views 0 Comments

Meet the man who brought bookmaking into the mainstream in the United States, before a remarkable fall from grace.

# betting - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Jan 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 534 Views 0 Comments

All eyes are on Thurles this afternoon so Declan Smyth picks the winners in the day’s two big races.

# betting - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Jan 12th 2013, 9:10 AM 628 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth takes a look at today’s only Grade race, the Leamington Novices Hurdle at Warwick.

# betting - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the St Stephen’s Day Super 6
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for the St Stephen’s Day Super 6

Dec 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,509 Views 0 Comments

Horse racing waits for no man – Declan Smyth picks the winners from a bumper day of Grade racing in Ireland and the UK.

# betting - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 16th 2012, 11:40 AM 523 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth picks us a winner from this afternoon’s three Grade races at Navan.

# betting - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 15th 2012, 8:20 AM 398 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth has five Grade races to study on a bumper day of racing across the water.

# betting - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 9th 2012, 8:45 AM 569 Views 0 Comments

Two future stars of Irish chasing go head-to-head at Punchestown this afternoon. Declan Smyth looks at the form in today’s big races.

# betting - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 8th 2012, 8:45 AM 399 Views 0 Comments

Sprinter Sacre or Sanctuaire? Declan Smyth looks at two absolute humdingers on the card at Sandown.

# betting - Friday 7 December, 2012

ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations

Dec 7th 2012, 5:43 PM 4,966 Views 1 Comment

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 7th 2012, 8:20 AM 359 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth studies the form in today’s feature as the Tingle Creek Festival gets underway at Sandown.

# betting - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Betting on baby: bookies in a tizzy over Royal offspring
# Royal Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Baby

Betting on baby: bookies in a tizzy over Royal offspring

Dec 4th 2012, 8:48 AM 6,338 Views 21 Comments

Plus, how the British press reacted to the news (yes, they went nuts).

# betting - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 1st 2012, 8:40 AM 421 Views 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again — surely nothing can stop Big Buck’s? Declan Smyth looks at today’s Grade races in Newcastle and Newbury.

# betting - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bet for today’s Grade racing

Nov 24th 2012, 8:50 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

Can Long Run get the job done? Declan Smyth studies the form ahead of the action at Haydock and Ascot.

# betting - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing

Nov 18th 2012, 10:24 AM 584 Views 0 Comments

It’s a Super Sunday of Grade races in Punchestown and in Cheltenham. Declan Smyth picks us a few more winners.

# betting - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Nov 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 385 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth settles down with the form and picks us a winner from today’s JCB Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham.

# betting - Friday 16 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 16th 2012, 8:20 AM 409 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon’s Grade 2 at Cheltenham could give us a glimpse of some contenders for the 2013 Supreme Novice Hurdle. Declan Smyth looks at the form.

# betting - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 15th 2012, 8:40 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

Can anybody beat Sizing Europe? Declan Smyth looks at the contenders for this afternoon’s Clonmel Oil Chase.

# betting - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade races

Nov 11th 2012, 10:12 AM 528 Views 0 Comments

Two intriguing Grade 2 races headline Navan’s card this afternoon. Declan Smyth takes a look at the form.

# betting - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing

Nov 6th 2012, 8:50 AM 446 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth reviews the form as Cue Card and Menorah prepare for their seasonal debuts at Exeter this afternoon.

# betting - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races

Nov 3rd 2012, 9:10 AM 480 Views 1 Comment

With four Graded races to look forward to this afternoon, Declan Smyth gets stuck in for a look at Saturday’s form.

# betting - Friday 2 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:15 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

As Down Royal’s two-day meeting swings into action, Declan Smyth has a look at the form for Friday’s feature race, the Grade 2 WKD Hurdle.

# betting - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s Grade races

Oct 27th 2012, 8:20 AM 471 Views 1 Comment

With races at Aintree and Chepstow to get his teeth into, Declan Smyth combs through the form guide for any helpful hints.

# betting - Monday 15 October, 2012

Time up? Paddy Power suspend betting on Trapattoni exit
# Trap Door
From The42
# Trap Door

Time up? Paddy Power suspend betting on Trapattoni exit

Oct 15th 2012, 4:45 PM 1,986 Views 0 Comments

Punters piled on today following reports that Giovanni Trapattoni’s days as Ireland boss are numbered.

# betting - Friday 12 October, 2012

Snooker: Lee suspended in 'betting' probe
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Snooker: Lee suspended in 'betting' probe

Oct 12th 2012, 11:44 PM 788 Views 2 Comments

The star was already the subject of an investigation by the WPBSA in 2010.

# betting - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's Grade races

Oct 6th 2012, 9:20 AM 300 Views 0 Comments

The National Hunt season swings back into action with Grade 2 races in Gowran Park and Tipperary this weekend. Declan Smyth studies the form.

# betting - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Footballers charged over suspicious betting activity
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

Footballers charged over suspicious betting activity

Oct 4th 2012, 4:20 PM 1,196 Views 0 Comments

Ipswich’s Michael Chopra and Nottingham Forest loanee James Coppinger are among those under investigation.

# betting - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Time to make* some money - here are our 5 favourite bets for the 2012 Ryder Cup
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

Time to make* some money - here are our 5 favourite bets for the 2012 Ryder Cup

Sep 27th 2012, 1:00 PM 1,828 Views 2 Comments

*Gambling is a mug’s game, don’t be fooled by the headline.

# betting - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Poll: How often do you gamble?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you gamble?

Aug 29th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,343 Views 80 Comments

Paddy Power says its profits are up as more people bet online – but we’re wondering how often you fancy a flutter.

# betting - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal

Jul 28th 2012, 12:00 PM 12,451 Views 0 Comments

On the eve of the Games, the IOC received a complaint that an Irish athlete had allegedly bet on an opponent in a previous event.

# betting - Monday 9 July, 2012

Noonan hopes for significant boost from new betting taxes
# Tax
# Tax

Noonan hopes for significant boost from new betting taxes

Jul 9th 2012, 3:40 PM 6,288 Views 38 Comments

New rules will see online bets subject to the same tax as high street betting.

# betting - Sunday 24 June, 2012

You betcha! Check out the top three GAA wagers
# Sure Thing
From The42
# Sure Thing

You betcha! Check out the top three GAA wagers

Jun 24th 2012, 10:31 AM 826 Views 0 Comments

Ewan MacKenna picks out his tips for today’s action.

# betting - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine
# Pants
From The42
# Pants

Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine

Jun 19th 2012, 3:05 PM 9,103 Views 30 Comments

The Denmark striker picked up a €100k fine for flashing his branded underwear during the Group B game with Portugal.