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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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Envoi Allen exit leaves punter relieved to have cashed out for £250,000
Paul Dean faced a dilemma ahead of day three of the Cheltenham 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.
Paddy Power owner Flutter set for 'truly transformational' merger deal
Flutter Entertainment plans to merge with The Stars Group, creating a global betting giant.
Weekend tipping: Invincible Army can conquer at Ascot
It’s all about Ascot.
Weekend tips: get on-board for Glorious Journey at Ascot
The first classics have been run and Derby trials are coming thick and fast, writes Thom Malone.
US fantasy sports giant DraftKings is planning to launch in Ireland this year
The Boston-headquartered firm has already met with government officials.
Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash
Would you place a bet a race in which you didn’t know who the horses are?
Grand Slam winners? A last-day decider? Where punters are putting their Six Nations money
Ireland get going in Edinburgh this weekend.
Kane to lead Spurs to victory over Man United and 4 other Premier League bets to consider
Arsenal and Spurs to maintain their title challenge, Bournemouth to east past Villa and other tips to consider ahead of this weekend’s action.
Conquer The42's annual US Masters tipping contest and win Irish Open tickets
Next at the tee from Ireland… The42 commenters.
Fancy a flutter? Here are six of our best bets for the Six Nations
Everything you need to cash in (please gamble responsibly) on the Six Nations.
Conor Murphy, the Corkman who won a million on a Cheltenham gamble
He put 50 quid on three horses and it paid out big time.
The Premier League bets to consider this weekend
The bread-and-butter football is back after this week’s international excitement.
What is a woman's heart rate as she orgasms? It’s the week in numbers
Plus: What’s the average price of an Irish hotel room?
5 FA Cup bets to consider this weekend
Pardew to come a cropper on his Palace debut plus more tips that could earn you a few quid.
Louis van Gaal tips Brazil and Argentina for possible World Cup success
Dutch coach points to the tournament’s history as the reason for his selection.
Our butterfly population has increased by a third
A scheme has now been set up to monitor butterflies in Ireland.
Remember betting on all these guys to be the next United boss over the past 10 years?
One of the longest-running betting markets ever is about to close.
Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?
It’s the calm before the Hurricane (Fly). But will you get involved with the racing this week?
Time to make* some money - here are our 5 favourite bets for the 2012 Ryder Cup
*Gambling is a mug’s game, don’t be fooled by the headline.
You betcha! Check out the top three wagers of the GAA weekend
Our-self-proclaimed gambling novice Ewan MacKenna started out with €100 which he’s been warned not to spend all at once. Each Friday he’ll have his three bets for the weekend and we’ll be keeping tabs on his progress. Close tabs.
Free money! Here are our best bets for Euro 2012
Who’ll get through the pool stages? Who’ll finish top scorer? Will Ireland surprise some pundits? Warning: may not be accurate.
You betcha! Check out the top three wagers of the GAA weekend
Ewan MacKenna pencils in a handy treble ahead of the first real championship weekend of the year.
Long shots: 4 dark horse bets for the Masters 2012
Everyone’s anticipating a showdown between Northern Ireland’s finest and one Tiger Woods, but there’s value to had elsewhere.
Floyd Mayweather Jr won a $333,333 bet last night
No, he’s not gone to jail just yet. Check out this docket from Money Mayweather last night.
Five steps to heaven: Rugby World Cup special
We’ve sifted through the many, many World Cup betting markets to choose our five best bets. (Warning: None of these will win)
Mark your card: best bets for Saturday's racing
Our racing guru Mark Hobbs is back with his tips for the weekend’s action.
Five Steps to Heaven: because we just can't seem to get enough
The column which could save you an absolute fortune – if used correctly.
Five Steps to Heaven: because the night is darkest just before the dawn
Looking for five more bets to lose your money on this weekend? We’re your only men – and proud of it.
Minister supports doubling of betting tax to fund Irish horseracing industry
The minister for agriculture Simon Coveney says the current financial climate would make it difficult to continue to subsidise the industry.
Five Steps to Heaven: because we're back in the black after our Grand National winner
There’s lots of sport to look forward to this weekend, but that doesn’t mean we’ll be making any money.
Five steps to heaven: because the pubs aren’t open and we’ve nowhere else to go
Strings trusts our judgement – why don’t you?
Five Steps to Heaven: because this tenner is burning a hole in our pocket
We’ve decided to play it safe(ish) this week, for what it’s worth.
Mark Your Card: Grand National day at Aintree
Our racing expert Mark Hobbs talks us through the runners and riders ahead of one of the biggest days in sport. Who are you backing?
Hockey 'keeper caught betting with a fan during a game
Chicago Blackhawks netminder Marty Turco had a few small wagers whilst sitting on the bench.
The Masters: here's everything you need
The sun is rising on the second day at Augusta. This is our complete package. Fore!
You in? Download TheScore's Grand National office sweepstakes kit
There’s no such thing as a free lunch… unless you win money from your colleagues in the National this weekend, of course.
Fitting the green jacket: John Duggan's US Masters tips
We look after you don’t we? After he held your hand through Cheltenham, Today FM’s John Duggan returns with his picks for Augusta. You’re quite welcome.
The Grand National: five ways you can hang on to your cash
The Aintree blue-riband race is the single biggest betting event of the year, so let’s remind ourselves what to do with our hard-earned money when it comes to the nags.
Five steps to heaven...
Here’s this week’s highly-ambitious accumulator. If it comes in, consider this my letter of resignation.