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# gambling - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears
# Gambling
# Gambling

Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears

Apr 26th 2014, 5:05 PM 9,191 Views 14 Comments

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.

# gambling - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out
# IF HE WALKS
# IF HE WALKS

Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out

Mar 6th 2014, 5:56 PM 17,539 Views 0 Comments

Over 1,000 bets were taken on the trial’s outcome under the controversial “Money Back If He Walks” campaign.

# gambling - Monday 24 February, 2014

Last-minute winner brings in this 10-team €60,000 accumulator for lucky Cork punter
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Last-minute winner brings in this 10-team €60,000 accumulator for lucky Cork punter

Feb 24th 2014, 6:31 PM 10,132 Views 10 Comments

Johnnie Jackson’s late, late goal was worth more than three points.

# gambling - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

McConville reveals 'lots of high profile players in bother' with gambling
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

McConville reveals 'lots of high profile players in bother' with gambling

Jan 28th 2014, 12:01 PM 7,494 Views 13 Comments

The former Armagh footballer believes the number of ‘problem gamblers’ will continue to grow.

# gambling - Monday 27 January, 2014

'It is becoming a growing concern' - GAA releases gambling guidelines
# Support
From The42
# Support

'It is becoming a growing concern' - GAA releases gambling guidelines

Jan 27th 2014, 9:26 PM 11,074 Views 20 Comments

Two booklets have been produced in the hope of informing members about addiction and match-fixing.

# gambling - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on 'Curley Coup'
# Cha-ching!
From The42
# Cha-ching!

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on 'Curley Coup'

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:18 PM 34,261 Views 39 Comments

A massive gamble on a four-horse accumulator has cost bookmakers an estimated £2 million.

# gambling - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

GAA promises support for players fighting gambling addiction
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

GAA promises support for players fighting gambling addiction

Jan 21st 2014, 8:31 PM 2,786 Views 4 Comments

Gambling issue remains a top priority for the GAA and the GPA.

# gambling - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Ever wonder how likely you are to win on a scratch card?
# All Cash
# All Cash

Ever wonder how likely you are to win on a scratch card?

Jan 18th 2014, 8:45 AM 259,151 Views 60 Comments

Here’s how likely.

# gambling - Monday 6 January, 2014

Gambling addiction cost Offaly footballer €5k in a single night
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Gambling addiction cost Offaly footballer €5k in a single night

Jan 6th 2014, 12:46 PM 20,891 Views 26 Comments

Niall McNamee lost an estimated €200,000 to gambling before he went into recovery.

# gambling - Thursday 28 November, 2013

At least three British footballers arrested on match-fixing charges
# Gambling
# Gambling

At least three British footballers arrested on match-fixing charges

Nov 28th 2013, 7:36 AM 18,349 Views 20 Comments

The Daily Telegraph sting uncovered a “fixer” who pledged access to lower-league football results.

# gambling - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

GPA admit gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

GPA admit gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’

Oct 8th 2013, 1:30 PM 8,950 Views 19 Comments

Tyrone’s Cathal McCarron has become the latest inter-county star to struggle with the problem.

# gambling - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15
# Happy Mondays
From The42
# Happy Mondays

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15

Oct 1st 2013, 7:17 PM 4,463 Views 3 Comments

Paddy Power’s coffers took a dent yesterday…

# gambling - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Footballers' union backs chief Gordon Taylor amid gambling claims
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

Footballers' union backs chief Gordon Taylor amid gambling claims

Aug 29th 2013, 2:55 PM 1,636 Views 1 Comment

The top players’ official has reportedly run up eye-watering betting debts.

# gambling - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013
# Quids In
# Quids In

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013

Aug 28th 2013, 9:05 AM 3,658 Views 44 Comments

A battering at Cheltenham hit betting shops, but betting firm Paddy Power has still made €77 million in profit so far this year.

# gambling - Monday 15 July, 2013

Law will regulate Ireland's 'new and dynamic' gambling sector
# Casinos
# Casinos

Law will regulate Ireland's 'new and dynamic' gambling sector

Jul 15th 2013, 9:51 PM 11,984 Views 47 Comments

The proposed new law will limit the number and size of casinos that can operate in Ireland and was announced by Justice Minister Alan Shatter today.

# gambling - Sunday 19 May, 2013

$591 million: Florida lottery winner is world's richest lottery millionaire
# Ker-ching!
# Ker-ching!

$591 million: Florida lottery winner is world's richest lottery millionaire

May 19th 2013, 2:11 PM 14,668 Views 15 Comments

Only one jackpot has ever been bigger – but this weekend’s Powerball jackpot only had one winner.

# gambling - 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 5,480 Views 14 Comments

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

# gambling - 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 18,060 Views 16 Comments

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

# gambling - 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 32,704 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.

# gambling - 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 4,142 Views 0 Comments

All in the game.

# gambling - 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 3,910 Views 30 Comments

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

# gambling - 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 5,068 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.

# gambling - 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 6,359 Views 21 Comments

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

# gambling - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Euromillions denounced as 'the Devil's work' as website is hacked
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Euromillions denounced as 'the Devil's work' as website is hacked

Oct 28th 2012, 3:57 PM 17,462 Views 40 Comments

“Oh you believers. Wine, games of chance, statues all augur impurity and are the work of the devil.”

# gambling - 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 6,389 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.

# gambling - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Concerns raised over Facebook 'real money' gambling app
# Facebook
# Facebook

Concerns raised over Facebook 'real money' gambling app

Aug 9th 2012, 1:36 PM 3,940 Views 7 Comments

As Facebook launches its first real-money gambling app, Bingo Friendzy, a TD has raised his concerns that children might be able to access it.

# gambling - Monday 6 August, 2012

Column: Nick Leeson on why Seán Quinn is in denial
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Nick Leeson on why Seán Quinn is in denial

Aug 6th 2012, 8:30 AM 121 Views 120 Comments

This week, the former trader says that he was most interested in how the former richest man in Ireland has been performing under media scrutiny…

# gambling - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Millions to be refunded to online poker players
# Gambling
# Gambling

Millions to be refunded to online poker players

Aug 2nd 2012, 11:29 AM 6,219 Views 9 Comments

The payment is part of a settlement between PokerStars and the US Department of Justice in New York.

# gambling - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Noonan unveils new laws to regulate offshore bookies
# Gambling
# Gambling

Noonan unveils new laws to regulate offshore bookies

Jul 19th 2012, 9:32 PM 5,331 Views 12 Comments

The Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012 may also encourage other bookmakers to develop their presence in Ireland.

# gambling - 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 6,289 Views 38 Comments

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

# gambling - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Man gets $1.5m in ATM error... and then gambles it away
# Free Money
From The Daily Edge
# Free Money

Man gets $1.5m in ATM error... and then gambles it away

Jun 20th 2012, 10:08 AM 10,107 Views 23 Comments

Ronald Page now faces 15 months in prison after being unable to repay a bank which accidentally lent him $1.5 million.

# gambling - 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 9,139 Views 30 Comments

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

# gambling - Friday 25 May, 2012

You betcha! Check out the top three wagers of the GAA weekend
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

You betcha! Check out the top three wagers of the GAA weekend

May 25th 2012, 11:25 AM 435 Views 0 Comments

Having escaped from the office with €100 of our money, Ewan MacKenna spends the summer betting it wisely and promising us a profit via his three tips a week.

# gambling - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Video: Monks resign after footage shows them gambling and drinking
# Bad Monks
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Monks

Video: Monks resign after footage shows them gambling and drinking

May 12th 2012, 12:17 PM 5,258 Views 15 Comments

There was smoking too….

# gambling - Monday 7 May, 2012

Ruairí Quinn raises concerns over gambling exposure on school tours
# School Tours
# School Tours

Ruairí Quinn raises concerns over gambling exposure on school tours

May 7th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,416 Views 23 Comments

Asked about tours of greyhound stadia, the minister said betting activities were “not appropriate” for children.

# gambling - Thursday 3 May, 2012

New casino to create 50 jobs in Dublin
# Jobs
# Jobs

New casino to create 50 jobs in Dublin

May 3rd 2012, 9:35 AM 5,106 Views 25 Comments

The Penthouse Casino and Card Club is due to open this month.

# gambling - Thursday 19 April, 2012

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day
# 3D
# 3D

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day

Apr 19th 2012, 9:55 PM 3,536 Views 4 Comments

Paddy Power’s 2011 Annual Report is out this week – and almost all of its many illustrations are drawn in 3D.

# gambling - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 18th 2012, 11:00 AM 65 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…