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#Gambling

# gambling - Yesterday’s News

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services
# Extern
# Extern

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services

15 hours ago 5,773 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Thomas Gould has urged the government to provide funding for Extern.

# gambling - 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 15,844 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.

# gambling - Friday 18 December, 2020

'In 10 years, we'll ask how we let it get so out of control': Psychiatrists call for urgent action on gambling
# Gambling
# Gambling

'In 10 years, we'll ask how we let it get so out of control': Psychiatrists call for urgent action on gambling

Dec 18th 2020, 6:20 AM 11,613 Views 31 Comments

A new position paper from the College of Psychiatrists in Ireland has said five measures are needed to tackle this “public health crisis”.

# gambling - 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 11,048 Views 13 Comments

Legislation that would create a regulator in Ireland was first proposed by the government seven years ago.

# gambling - Monday 9 November, 2020

Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games
# Loot Boxes
# Loot Boxes

Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games

Nov 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,681 Views 38 Comments

The long-awaited gambling regulator will review laws around loot boxes in video games – but it isn’t clear when it’ll be set up.

# gambling - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems

May 31st 2020, 10:04 AM 11,426 Views 9 Comments

The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.

# gambling - Friday 20 March, 2020

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain

Mar 20th 2020, 10:47 PM 4,699 Views 6 Comments

Restrictions will be reviewed on monthly basis.

Lack of live sport may increase risk of problematic gambling, warns charity
# Moving Online
From The42
# Moving Online

Lack of live sport may increase risk of problematic gambling, warns charity

Mar 20th 2020, 10:19 PM 29,251 Views 60 Comments

There is still plenty to wager on, even if there is very little sport ongoing.

# gambling - Monday 2 March, 2020

Sturridge handed worldwide ban until June over betting rule offences
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Sturridge handed worldwide ban until June over betting rule offences

Mar 2nd 2020, 4:53 PM 10,148 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old English striker was released by Turkish club Trabzonspor earlier today.

# gambling - Friday 28 February, 2020

Betting on racing and a dystopian race to the bottom
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Betting on racing and a dystopian race to the bottom

Feb 28th 2020, 12:07 PM 5,244 Views 10 Comments

Johnny Ward brings backers and layers alike to book.

# gambling - Monday 24 February, 2020

GPA call on GAA to ban gambling ads during live broadcasts of games and hurlers against black card From The42

GPA call on GAA to ban gambling ads during live broadcasts of games and hurlers against black card

Feb 24th 2020, 7:26 PM 5,947 Views 3 Comments

The matter will be discussed at a meeting of the GAA Central Council.

# gambling - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'

Feb 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 8,689 Views 1 Comment

Former jockey John Gillen on his life before and after his descent into alcoholism.

# gambling - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling must end, says Fianna Fáil
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling must end, says Fianna Fáil

Jan 29th 2020, 6:53 PM 13,072 Views 39 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan said a Gambling Regulator needs to be in place by the end of the year.

# gambling - Monday 20 January, 2020

'I wrote a letter to the Scottish FA self-reporting my gambling' - Hamilton coach
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

'I wrote a letter to the Scottish FA self-reporting my gambling' - Hamilton coach

Jan 20th 2020, 2:16 PM 5,120 Views 3 Comments

Brian Rice has been praised after openly discussing his problems.

# gambling - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Poll: Do you think the use of credit cards for betting should be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the use of credit cards for betting should be banned?

Jan 14th 2020, 8:57 AM 35,128 Views 97 Comments

Gambling firms’ share prices fell upon the announcement of the ban.

# gambling - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website

Jan 8th 2020, 1:17 PM 4,769 Views 3 Comments

Bookmaker Bet365 showed 23 third-round matches last weekend.

# gambling - Friday 3 January, 2020

Wayne Rooney opens up on gambling struggle and how it threatened his career
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Wayne Rooney opens up on gambling struggle and how it threatened his career

Jan 3rd 2020, 8:48 PM 16,867 Views 18 Comments

‘It sucks you in,’ the Derby County player admitted.

# gambling - Monday 16 December, 2019

Fitzwilliam Card Club closes after 16 years citing 'legal threat' of new gambling laws
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fitzwilliam Card Club closes after 16 years citing 'legal threat' of new gambling laws

Dec 16th 2019, 6:04 PM 43,221 Views 22 Comments

The closure will result in the loss of almost 80 jobs at the Dublin 2 private members club.

# gambling - 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 11,759 Views 18 Comments

It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.

# gambling - 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 19,616 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.

# gambling - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Government planning to limit gaming machine maximum payouts to €500
# Gambling
# Gambling

Government planning to limit gaming machine maximum payouts to €500

Nov 26th 2019, 9:31 PM 13,339 Views 28 Comments

The gambling industry in Ireland is governed by the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956.

# gambling - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Man smashed 12 televisions in Cork bookies 'for ruining his life'
# Paddy Power
# Paddy Power

Man smashed 12 televisions in Cork bookies 'for ruining his life'

Nov 12th 2019, 5:44 PM 59,086 Views 57 Comments

Philip Barry, who was homeless at the time of the office, caused €15,000 worth of damage.

# gambling - 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 12,656 Views 18 Comments

Minister Donohoe said his officials had “insufficient legal certainty” to change how it taxes the sector.

# gambling - Friday 19 July, 2019

'I fell in love with them from the first day': How Ireland's slot machine habit fuels addiction
# Hooked
# Hooked

'I fell in love with them from the first day': How Ireland's slot machine habit fuels addiction

Jul 19th 2019, 12:10 AM 20,271 Views 14 Comments

As many as 40,000 of the machines may be in use across the country as the industry operates virtually unchecked.

# gambling - Thursday 18 July, 2019

'A licence to print money': The 'wild west' of Ireland's rampant slot machine industry
# One Armed Bandits
# One Armed Bandits

'A licence to print money': The 'wild west' of Ireland's rampant slot machine industry

Jul 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,235 Views 34 Comments

Despite a recent crackdown, gaming operators continue to openly flout bans in many parts of the country.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Gambling regulator could take 18 months to set up, says Taoiseach
# Legislation
# Legislation

Gambling regulator could take 18 months to set up, says Taoiseach

Mar 20th 2019, 6:20 PM 13,187 Views 28 Comments

Measures first mooted in the Gambling Control Bill (2013) are finally set to be enacted by government.

# gambling - Monday 18 March, 2019

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services
# Addiction
# Addiction

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services

Mar 18th 2019, 12:02 PM 10,562 Views 21 Comments

The trust receives funding from the gambling industry and will be run by a board which includes two former junior ministers.

# gambling - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services
# Betting Tax
# Betting Tax

Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:55 AM 10,830 Views 17 Comments

An extra €50 million is set to be raised from the betting duty this year, and activists are asking for even 10% of it for problem gambling.

# gambling - Friday 1 March, 2019

Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree
# Courts
# Courts

Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree

Mar 1st 2019, 2:28 PM 31,238 Views 0 Comments

Ian O’Sullivan appeared in court over the theft of €6,901 in cash and €4,000 in cheques from Musgraves.

# gambling - Friday 15 February, 2019

90% of gambling addicts treated by HSE are young men
# Statistics
# Statistics

90% of gambling addicts treated by HSE are young men

Feb 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,398 Views 42 Comments

The HSE has provided figures on the age and geographic breakdown of some of those who enter treatment for gambling addiction.

# gambling - Monday 4 February, 2019

'Not drifting towards a gambling crisis, we're in the middle of one': 800 addiction cases treated by HSE
# Addiction
# Addiction

'Not drifting towards a gambling crisis, we're in the middle of one': 800 addiction cases treated by HSE

Feb 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,276 Views 52 Comments

The HSE has admitted its own figures don’t come close to painting a picture of the extent of problem gambling in Ireland.

# gambling - Saturday 12 January, 2019

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em
# Research
# Research

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

Jan 12th 2019, 9:30 AM 10,509 Views 11 Comments

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

# gambling - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Betting adverts to be banned 'whistle-to-whistle' during live sports broadcasts in the UK
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Betting adverts to be banned 'whistle-to-whistle' during live sports broadcasts in the UK

Dec 6th 2018, 2:28 PM 4,354 Views 7 Comments

Between 28,000 and 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from a gambling disorder.

# gambling - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Poll: Should gambling companies be limited in how they advertise?
# Roll Of The Dice
# Roll Of The Dice

Poll: Should gambling companies be limited in how they advertise?

Nov 24th 2018, 11:41 AM 14,731 Views 60 Comments

High profile GAA players have shared stories about how gambling addictions affected their lives – so should gambling ads be restricted?

# gambling - Friday 23 November, 2018

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules
# Money Laundering Targeted
# Money Laundering Targeted

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:40 PM 14,688 Views 17 Comments

New rules targeting money laundering were announced today by the government.

# gambling - Friday 19 October, 2018

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money

Oct 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,822 Views 22 Comments

The practice is particularly prevalent in Irish prisons.

# gambling - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled
# Gambling Commission
# Gambling Commission

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled

Oct 16th 2018, 12:00 PM 18,592 Views 38 Comments

The British Gambling Commission also found that PPB “failed to adequately interact with customers who were displaying signs of problem gambling”.

# gambling - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'
# Addiction
# Addiction

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'

Sep 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 22,199 Views 47 Comments

One treatment expert said he is concerned, in particular, about young people who can very quickly gamble all of their money away online.

# gambling - Saturday 18 August, 2018

The cost of playing the Lotto is going up
# National Lottery
# National Lottery

The cost of playing the Lotto is going up

Aug 18th 2018, 12:15 PM 35,851 Views 101 Comments

The cost of the Lotto Plus draws will both increase by 50 cent.

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