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# gambling - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Senator: Sex addiction is causing devastation in some Irish families
# Sex Addiction
# Sex Addiction

Senator: Sex addiction is causing devastation in some Irish families

Jul 2nd 2016, 10:00 PM 49,690 Views 84 Comments

Senator Frances Black said the devastation it causes to families is just as palpable as if their family member were addicted to drugs, alcohol or gambling,

# gambling - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Tipperary’s 2006 All-Ireland minor hurling final hero reveals gambling nightmare
# Hidden Problem
From The42
# Hidden Problem

Tipperary’s 2006 All-Ireland minor hurling final hero reveals gambling nightmare

Jun 1st 2016, 12:38 PM 29,381 Views 8 Comments

Timmy Dalton has revealed all in a wide-ranging interview this morning.

# gambling - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)
# Hidden Problem
# Hidden Problem

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

May 25th 2016, 6:15 AM 12,064 Views 40 Comments

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

# gambling - Thursday 19 May, 2016

'When I eventually blew every cent I had on a 50-1 horse, I just about hit rock bottom'
# Lenny
From The42
# Lenny

'When I eventually blew every cent I had on a 50-1 horse, I just about hit rock bottom'

May 19th 2016, 3:00 PM 54,389 Views 65 Comments

Former Dublin footballer John Leonard on gambling addiction and how the GAA can help.

# gambling - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham
# Place Your Bets
# Place Your Bets

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:54 PM 27,897 Views 56 Comments

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

# gambling - Monday 14 March, 2016

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos
# A Beaten Docket
# A Beaten Docket

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos

Mar 14th 2016, 8:42 PM 21,407 Views 16 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men earlier today as part of a wider operation.

# gambling - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Paddy Power encouraged gambler until he lost his job, family and home - report
# Serious Failings
# Serious Failings

Paddy Power encouraged gambler until he lost his job, family and home - report

Mar 1st 2016, 1:36 PM 44,225 Views 55 Comments

An investigation by the UK Gambling Commission found some oversights on the part of the company.

# gambling - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino
# Kenya
# Kenya

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino

Feb 9th 2016, 3:00 PM 18,050 Views 17 Comments

The man reportedly flew into a rage after losing about €260.

# gambling - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company
# Gambling
# Gambling

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

Jan 20th 2016, 3:06 PM 27,852 Views 13 Comments

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

# gambling - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

The Powerball jackpot is now $1.5bn and people are going nuts
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The Powerball jackpot is now $1.5bn and people are going nuts

Jan 12th 2016, 9:28 PM 20,119 Views 40 Comments

As you would.

# gambling - Friday 20 November, 2015

The Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

The Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Nov 20th 2015, 6:08 PM 7,860 Views 21 Comments

The bread-and-butter football is back after this week’s international excitement.

# gambling - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Inside the lucrative and cut-throat world of US fantasy sports
# Blood Sport
# Blood Sport

Inside the lucrative and cut-throat world of US fantasy sports

Oct 10th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,531 Views 6 Comments

Welcome to the wild west of online gaming.

# gambling - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night
# What A Shout
From The42
# What A Shout

Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night

Sep 29th 2015, 2:25 PM 5,763 Views 4 Comments

This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.

# gambling - Friday 25 September, 2015

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Sep 25th 2015, 4:56 PM 6,522 Views 16 Comments

United to hit the net early and other tips to consider for this weekend’s fixtures.

# gambling - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Irish online gamblers in limbo after UK site wrongly took bets for weeks without noticing
# Place Your Bets
# Place Your Bets

Irish online gamblers in limbo after UK site wrongly took bets for weeks without noticing

Aug 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 20,915 Views 16 Comments

Sportingbet say they are searching for a remedy that’s agreeable to Irish customers.

# gambling - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Floyd Mayweather's next opponent is one of the biggest underdogs in boxing history
# Unbackable
From The42
# Unbackable

Floyd Mayweather's next opponent is one of the biggest underdogs in boxing history

Aug 5th 2015, 5:52 PM 7,284 Views 16 Comments

Mayweather is listed as 1/200 with some bookmakers

# gambling - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

Jul 22nd 2015, 1:40 PM 18,731 Views 17 Comments

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# gambling - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Do you know someone with a 'secret' gambling problem?
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Do you know someone with a 'secret' gambling problem?

Jul 15th 2015, 6:30 PM 13,851 Views 27 Comments

“Technology has had a profound impact on gambling,” according the authors of a new Irish study.

# gambling - Sunday 17 May, 2015

'I couldn't see a way out. My intention was to end my life', says former snooker champion
# Road To Recovery
From The42
# Road To Recovery

'I couldn't see a way out. My intention was to end my life', says former snooker champion

May 17th 2015, 12:43 PM 7,580 Views 4 Comments

Willie Thorne has revealed he attempted suicide last year after racking up a reported £1m in gambling debts.

# gambling - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Ladbrokes restructuring could mean 200+ job loses
# A Beaten Docket
# A Beaten Docket

Ladbrokes restructuring could mean 200+ job loses

Apr 21st 2015, 5:45 PM 8,156 Views 15 Comments

It has been reported today that as many as 60 stores could be set to close.

# gambling - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don't really care
# Only One Winner
# Only One Winner

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don't really care

Mar 10th 2015, 4:55 PM 21,007 Views 14 Comments

It’s not just about getting their hands on your money for one or two races, you see.

# gambling - Saturday 7 March, 2015

'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 15,966 Views 26 Comments

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

# gambling - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator warns of need to stop 'Lotto junkies'
# Step Away From The Internet
# Step Away From The Internet

Senator warns of need to stop 'Lotto junkies'

Mar 4th 2015, 5:10 PM 19,303 Views 33 Comments

Will recent machine problems lead to a surge in online gambling?

# gambling - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Paddy Power has been taking in record bets - but how many are winners?
# Cash Accumulators
# Cash Accumulators

Paddy Power has been taking in record bets - but how many are winners?

Mar 3rd 2015, 3:00 PM 18,533 Views 25 Comments

Last year was a big one for the betting chain.

# gambling - 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 20,087 Views 7 Comments

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

# gambling - 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 13,016 Views 43 Comments

Do you think they’re a good idea?

# gambling - 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 22,798 Views 63 Comments

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

# gambling - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Poll: How often do you do the lotto?
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Poll: How often do you do the lotto?

Feb 5th 2015, 9:35 AM 13,695 Views 73 Comments

Would you buy a ticket every week or just the odd time?

# gambling - Saturday 31 January, 2015

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office 'last man standing' comps
# Ker-ching!
# Ker-ching!

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office 'last man standing' comps

Jan 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 14,675 Views 3 Comments

The Irish company which runs the competitions in offices across the nation is barely a year old

# gambling - Friday 30 January, 2015

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

Jan 30th 2015, 7:14 PM 18,010 Views 13 Comments

The roulette machines seized are worth an estimated £100,000 each.

# gambling - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

One of Dublin's two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold
# Race Is Run
# Race Is Run

One of Dublin's two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:22 AM 12,935 Views 13 Comments

Planning permission for Harold’s Cross will be sought before it’s put on the market.

# gambling - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs
# A Dog's Life
# A Dog's Life

Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs

Sep 18th 2014, 12:58 PM 5,042 Views 22 Comments

Greyhound board pens deal to take local races to William Hill’s online gamblers.

# gambling - 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 9,854 Views 8 Comments

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

# gambling - 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 191 Views 31 Comments

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

# gambling - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Canny punters give Paddy's profits a €34 million kicking
# Paddy Whacked
# Paddy Whacked

Canny punters give Paddy's profits a €34 million kicking

Aug 28th 2014, 2:51 PM 12,207 Views 16 Comments

But they still made over €60 million so far this year, so our sympathies are limited.

# gambling - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Have you been affected by gambling?
# Social Roulette
# Social Roulette

Have you been affected by gambling?

Aug 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 7,543 Views 33 Comments

A new Irish study needs participants – and it will all be anonymous.

# gambling - Friday 1 August, 2014

Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach
# Paddywhackery
# Paddywhackery

Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach

Aug 1st 2014, 1:34 PM 8,172 Views 11 Comments

The Irish bookmakers has faced criticism over a data breach that occurred in 2010.

# gambling - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?

Jul 15th 2014, 9:05 AM 7,972 Views 71 Comments

It could be a way of safeguarding health and impact on finances.

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 3,588 Views 12 Comments

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

# gambling - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines
# Jackpot
# Jackpot

Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines

Jun 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,230 Views 13 Comments

Not from gambling themselves, we should add.