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# 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 10,529 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 4,386 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 14,741 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 15,128 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 27,243 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 18,639 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 22,409 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 36,004 Views 100 Comments

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

# gambling - Friday 17 August, 2018

Poll: Should gambling firms be able to sponsor sporting organisations/events?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gambling firms be able to sponsor sporting organisations/events?

Aug 17th 2018, 8:19 AM 20,924 Views 83 Comments

The FAI is said to be considering cutting ties with betting firm, Ladbrokes.

# gambling - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'A gambler can lose everything in an instant, destroying countless lives around them in the process'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'A gambler can lose everything in an instant, destroying countless lives around them in the process'

Aug 4th 2018, 7:30 PM 18,122 Views 51 Comments

‘We probably won’t know the impact of online gambling on our society for another ten years’, writes John Halligan.

# gambling - Monday 30 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?

Jul 30th 2018, 10:18 AM 29,848 Views 94 Comments

There’s a sharper focus on sports adverts and the detrimental effect they could have on young people.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport
# Addiction
# Addiction

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

Jul 30th 2018, 8:32 AM 17,238 Views 104 Comments

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# gambling - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I was a compulsive liar. I was a thief. I was doing whatever I could to con people'
# Gambling Debts
# Gambling Debts

'I was a compulsive liar. I was a thief. I was doing whatever I could to con people'

May 29th 2018, 1:53 PM 50,654 Views 29 Comments

Davy Glennon said his mother remortgaged the family home to repay his gambling debts.

# gambling - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'
# In For A Penny
From The42
# In For A Penny

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'

Apr 26th 2018, 11:30 AM 33,690 Views 8 Comments

We followed a bookmaker at Punchestown on the opening day to find out what a big festival is like from the bookies’ point-of-view, whether that’s big wins or losses.

# gambling - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing'
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing'

Mar 24th 2018, 10:00 AM 16,472 Views 3 Comments

Dublin boxer Keane McMahon talks to The42 about how a gambling addiction almost derailed his professional boxing career, just as it was starting.

# gambling - Saturday 24 February, 2018

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies
# Gambling
# Gambling

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies

Feb 24th 2018, 1:26 PM 14,401 Views 63 Comments

The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.

'It has become more intrinsic within the GAA... Gambling is the promise of a better life'
# GAA Congress 2018
From The42
# GAA Congress 2018

'It has become more intrinsic within the GAA... Gambling is the promise of a better life'

Feb 24th 2018, 8:56 AM 8,029 Views 0 Comments

Addiction counsellor Alan Martin speaks to The42 about his work with gambling addicts and a motion going before GAA Congress about sponsorship.

# gambling - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Man promised girlfriend he'd buy non-existent site for house, before gambling away over €22,000
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man promised girlfriend he'd buy non-existent site for house, before gambling away over €22,000

Jan 11th 2018, 9:45 PM 47,785 Views 25 Comments

Michael Williams has been jailed for nine months.

# gambling - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes'
# Chasing The Dragon
From The42
# Chasing The Dragon

'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes'

Dec 9th 2017, 8:00 AM 66,215 Views 17 Comments

Dublin Ladies’ kitman Willy O’Connor talks to The42 about his battle with gambling, and his road to recovery from a silent affliction.

# gambling - Monday 27 November, 2017

Long-delayed laws could restrict gambling advertising. So why do bookies want it?
# Gambling Control Bill
# Gambling Control Bill

Long-delayed laws could restrict gambling advertising. So why do bookies want it?

Nov 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,118 Views 18 Comments

The Gambling Control Bill has been gathering dust in Leinster House for almost five years, but all sides say it’s needed now.

# gambling - Friday 13 October, 2017

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches
# Study
# Study

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

Oct 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,577 Views 2 Comments

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# gambling - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Raiders and Patriots top Super Bowl betting ahead of new season From The42

Raiders and Patriots top Super Bowl betting ahead of new season

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:00 AM 5,647 Views 9 Comments

And more people think the Browns will lift the Vince Lombardi trophy than the Bengals.

# gambling - Friday 18 August, 2017

Seán Quinn is back in business with a new online betting venture
# Quinnbet
# Quinnbet

Seán Quinn is back in business with a new online betting venture

Aug 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 29,710 Views 97 Comments

The ex-billionaire is taking a punt on QuinnBet.

# gambling - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 19,268 Views 8 Comments

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

# gambling - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Minimum age limit for all forms of gambling to be set at 18
# Bets Are Off
# Bets Are Off

Minimum age limit for all forms of gambling to be set at 18

Jul 11th 2017, 9:04 PM 11,250 Views 21 Comments

The new law also seeks to clarify the regulations surrounding lottos and raffles.

# gambling - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception
# Deception
# Deception

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception

Jun 27th 2017, 8:20 PM 34,231 Views 71 Comments

Darren Gleeson pleaded guilty to a breach of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.

# gambling - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever
# Quid Pro Quo
From The42
# Quid Pro Quo

Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:30 PM 2,736 Views 3 Comments

As the governing body rows back, clubs continue to roll around in a cesspit of sponsorship arrangements, regardless of the consequences.

# gambling - Monday 5 June, 2017

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash
# MUG'S GAME
From The42
# MUG'S GAME

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash

Jun 5th 2017, 11:00 PM 6,535 Views 3 Comments

Would you place a bet a race in which you didn’t know who the horses are?

# gambling - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling
# Judgment
From The42
# Judgment

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling

Apr 26th 2017, 8:03 PM 31,755 Views 64 Comments

The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins
# By The Numbers
From The42
# By The Numbers

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins

Apr 26th 2017, 5:46 PM 7,112 Views 3 Comments

The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.

# gambling - Monday 20 March, 2017

Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid
# Irish Law
# Irish Law

Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid

Mar 20th 2017, 1:08 PM 52,315 Views 74 Comments

The judge said, “If you happen to be too lucky while placing a bet or gambling, the person can simply say ‘no you’re not entitled to the money’. That is simply the law in Ireland”.

# gambling - Saturday 18 March, 2017

My boyfriend's gambling: 'I loved two people. One was a compulsive liar and emotionally unavailable'
# Addiction
# Addiction

My boyfriend's gambling: 'I loved two people. One was a compulsive liar and emotionally unavailable'

Mar 18th 2017, 7:30 PM 20,627 Views 33 Comments

My whole life used to be consumed by my ex boyfriend’s gambling addiction.

# gambling - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins
# Addiction
# Addiction

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins

Mar 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 11,837 Views 17 Comments

The Rutland Centre has said they are seeing more people affected by problem gambling.

# gambling - Friday 10 February, 2017

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world
# Nosedive
# Nosedive

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world

Feb 10th 2017, 4:51 PM 23,106 Views 39 Comments

Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.

# gambling - Monday 16 January, 2017

'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'
# Gambling Issues
# Gambling Issues

'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'

Jan 16th 2017, 6:15 AM 27,645 Views 47 Comments

It’s four years since new gambling legislation was put in train – and experts say it can’t come soon enough.

# gambling - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Self exclusion and age checks - new legislation to curb gambling habits in Irish children
# Bookie Ban
# Bookie Ban

Self exclusion and age checks - new legislation to curb gambling habits in Irish children

Dec 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,706 Views 21 Comments

Alan Shatter’s Gambling Control Bill looks likely to finally see the light of day in 2017.

# gambling - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

What can be done to tackle the gambling crisis in the GAA?
# Hedge Your Bets
From The42
# Hedge Your Bets

What can be done to tackle the gambling crisis in the GAA?

Dec 14th 2016, 7:00 PM 4,669 Views 11 Comments

Is the Association fighting a losing battle?

# gambling - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Outgoing chairman reveals two Galway club teams made bets on their key GAA games
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Outgoing chairman reveals two Galway club teams made bets on their key GAA games

Dec 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,737 Views 4 Comments

Noel Treacy has called for more to be done to tackle problem gambling in Gaelic games.

# gambling - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Joey Barton under investigation after allegedly betting on Celtic match
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

Joey Barton under investigation after allegedly betting on Celtic match

Sep 20th 2016, 12:16 PM 11,796 Views 10 Comments

The Scottish Football Association is looking into claims that the midfielder gambled on the Bhoys’ Champions League loss to Barcelona.