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# gambling - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse
# Taking A Punt
# Taking A Punt

Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse

Mar 6th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,737 Views 3 Comments

The Irish bookie has announced plans to enter into the Italian market ahead of Euro 2012, when the two countries will meet.

# gambling - Monday 5 March, 2012

Surge on online betting sends Paddy Power profit up 16 per cent
# Gambling
# Gambling

Surge on online betting sends Paddy Power profit up 16 per cent

Mar 5th 2012, 9:05 AM 1,081 Views 6 Comments

Over €4.5 billion was bet with Paddy Power last year, sending its pre-tax profit up to €121m with dividends of €1 per share.

# gambling - Friday 2 March, 2012

Cyprus drops gambling charges against elderly women
# Cyprus
From The Daily Edge
# Cyprus

Cyprus drops gambling charges against elderly women

Mar 2nd 2012, 1:31 PM 2,193 Views 4 Comments

Around 40 women, one of whom is 98, were facing illegal gambling charges over their weekly poker sessions.

98-year-old woman facing gambling charges in Cyprus
# Cyprus
From The Daily Edge
# Cyprus

98-year-old woman facing gambling charges in Cyprus

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:45 AM 3,226 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of elderly women have been summoned to court over their weekly poker party.

# gambling - Sunday 29 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 29th 2012, 7:44 PM 7,638 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The weather gets worse, Brazilian bikinis get bigger, and Leo Varadkar gets his say…

# gambling - Saturday 21 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 4,899 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…

Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’

Jan 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 3,560 Views 36 Comments

A casino might close – but online gambling goes on all the time, everywhere. Former addict Marc tells TheJournal.ie why it’s worse than drug addiction.

# gambling - Friday 20 January, 2012

I lost £288k in one night spread-betting on cricket, admits Didi Hamann
# Howzat?
From The42
# Howzat?

I lost £288k in one night spread-betting on cricket, admits Didi Hamann

Jan 20th 2012, 9:43 AM 4,356 Views 2 Comments

Anfield favourite says he battled alcohol and gambling problems in the wake of his marriage break-up.

# gambling - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr won a $333,333 bet last night
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

Floyd Mayweather Jr won a $333,333 bet last night

Jan 10th 2012, 1:55 PM 2,304 Views 4 Comments

No, he’s not gone to jail just yet. Check out this docket from Money Mayweather last night.

# gambling - Friday 30 December, 2011

'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder
# Sorry
From The42
# Sorry

'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder

Dec 30th 2011, 4:26 PM 1,402 Views 0 Comments

Betting exchange boss Stephen Morana says lessons have been learned from Christmas Festival fiasco.

# gambling - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’
# Uh Oh
From The42
# Uh Oh

Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’

Dec 28th 2011, 5:09 PM 13,452 Views 16 Comments

The exchange has voided all in-running bets on the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown after €1.9m was matched on the winner at 28/1.

# gambling - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'

Oct 26th 2011, 5:48 PM 4,557 Views 102 Comments

All the major bookies have now made Michael D Higgins their favourite to win the Presidency, though Gallagher should top the poll.

# gambling - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Minister defends Lotto advertising on HSE website
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Minister defends Lotto advertising on HSE website

Oct 15th 2011, 3:43 PM 430 Views 3 Comments

James Reilly says the HSE uses National Lottery funding to assist community groups, and that advertising the Lotto is appropriate.

# gambling - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Poll: Should Ireland's new gambling laws allow for 'super casinos'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland's new gambling laws allow for 'super casinos'?

Sep 22nd 2011, 10:32 AM 2,005 Views 44 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has effectively ruled out developments like the proposed Twomileborris large-scale casino. Has he done the right thing? You tell us…

# gambling - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'
# Gambling
# Gambling

Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'

Sep 21st 2011, 1:19 PM 1,482 Views 42 Comments

New gambling legislation being prepared by the government will not allow for “large resort-style casinos” like in Tipperary.

# gambling - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

One tackle in Sunday's Cowboys-49ers game cost gamblers $72million
# Lady Luck
From The42
# Lady Luck

One tackle in Sunday's Cowboys-49ers game cost gamblers $72million

Sep 20th 2011, 1:28 PM 402 Views 0 Comments

Donte Whitner’s last-gasp tackle on Jesse Holley decided the fate of tens of millions of dollars.

# gambling - Thursday 4 August, 2011

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe

Aug 4th 2011, 3:20 PM 146 Views 0 Comments

Star will have to answer questions about alleged involvement in illegal games.

# gambling - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Newsflash: unemployed caddy would work for Tiger Woods
# Obvious
From The42
# Obvious

Newsflash: unemployed caddy would work for Tiger Woods

Jul 28th 2011, 8:14 AM 370 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power had veteran Irish caddy Colin Byrne at 7/2 to take over from Steve Williams as Tiger Woods’ caddy before anyone thought to ask for his thoughts on the matter. As it turns out, he’s okay with the idea.

# gambling - Friday 22 July, 2011

Tip: do not bet against Michael Jordan (video)
# Hustling
From The42
# Hustling

Tip: do not bet against Michael Jordan (video)

Jul 22nd 2011, 12:17 PM 179 Views 0 Comments

A fan at a recent celebrity golf tournament decided to bet Michael Jordan €500 that he couldn’t hit the green on a par-3. Fools and their money…

# gambling - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

One UK winner of record €185m Euromillions jackpot
# It Wasn't You
# It Wasn't You

One UK winner of record €185m Euromillions jackpot

Jul 13th 2011, 8:26 AM 560 Views 8 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s syndicate, and every other Irish ticket, falls short of winning the largest ever European lottery.

# gambling - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 10th 2011, 11:03 AM 121 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# gambling - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Don't tear up the Euromillions ticket yet - you may have won €4.5m
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Don't tear up the Euromillions ticket yet - you may have won €4.5m

Jul 9th 2011, 10:09 AM 1,634 Views 5 Comments

There were no winners of the €185m jackpot, but one Irish ticket was only one number away and wins €4.57m.

# gambling - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Dolores who? Euromillions set for record €185m jackpot
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Dolores who? Euromillions set for record €185m jackpot

Jul 6th 2011, 10:57 AM 2,432 Views 4 Comments

There were no winners of last night’s €176m offering – meaning the lottery will hit its upper limit for the first time.

# gambling - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Investors step in to buy Dublin-based online poker company
# Poker
# Poker

Investors step in to buy Dublin-based online poker company

Jul 2nd 2011, 12:25 PM 950 Views 1 Comment

Around 700 people are employed at Pocket Kings, which is the service provider for Full Tilt Poker. Full Tilt had its licence suspended earlier this week.

# gambling - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Online poker site with HQ in Dublin has licence suspended
# Full Tilt
# Full Tilt

Online poker site with HQ in Dublin has licence suspended

Jun 29th 2011, 6:53 PM 2,783 Views 12 Comments

Full Tilt Poker has halted play this evening after its licence was suspended. The company employs 700 people in Cherrywood in Dublin.

# gambling - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

It could be you, says Ryanair...
# Scratch That
From The Daily Edge
# Scratch That

It could be you, says Ryanair...

Apr 26th 2011, 2:18 PM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

… Or could it? The airline is claiming a printing error means there are more cars to be won than usual in its scratchcards. Now isn’t that a lucky break…

# gambling - Saturday 16 April, 2011

US charges major poker websites with bank fraud From The42
Live Apr 16th 2011, 12:50 PM

US charges major poker websites with bank fraud

# gambling - Friday 8 April, 2011

The Masters: here's everything you need
# Green Jacket
From The42
# Green Jacket

The Masters: here's everything you need

Apr 8th 2011, 9:50 AM 124 Views 0 Comments

The sun is rising on the second day at Augusta. This is our complete package. Fore!

# gambling - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Fitting the green jacket: John Duggan's US Masters tips
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

Fitting the green jacket: John Duggan's US Masters tips

Apr 7th 2011, 10:24 AM 2,390 Views 0 Comments

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.

# gambling - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

The Grand National: five ways you can hang on to your cash
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

The Grand National: five ways you can hang on to your cash

Apr 6th 2011, 1:50 PM 383 Views 0 Comments

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.

# gambling - Friday 1 April, 2011

Five steps to heaven...
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

Five steps to heaven...

Apr 1st 2011, 3:51 PM 149 Views 0 Comments

Here’s this week’s highly-ambitious accumulator. If it comes in, consider this my letter of resignation.

# gambling - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Floyd Mayweather Jr bets $50k on Cavaliers to beat Miami
# Vegas Baby
From The42
# Vegas Baby

Floyd Mayweather Jr bets $50k on Cavaliers to beat Miami

Mar 30th 2011, 12:11 PM 611 Views 0 Comments

Boxing superstar makes it interesting with this mammoth flutter in Nevada.

# gambling - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Five steps to heaven...
# Hindsight
From The42
# Hindsight

Five steps to heaven...

Mar 29th 2011, 5:26 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you could’ve won… we take a look back at a weekend of missed opportunity. Again.

# gambling - Friday 25 March, 2011

Five steps to heaven: how to make a mint this weekend
# Foresight
From The42
# Foresight

Five steps to heaven: how to make a mint this weekend

Mar 25th 2011, 5:37 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

Don’t email me when this doesn’t come in. But here’s how you could turn a fiver into €42879.38.

# gambling - Monday 7 March, 2011

# gambling - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate
# GE11
# GE11

Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate

Feb 15th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,427 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny’s solid performance sees the odds of a resounding Fine Gael victory shorten with the major bookmakers.

# gambling - Monday 7 February, 2011

All bets are off: Interpol not interested in Arsenal-Newcastle thriller
# Match-Fix Probe
From The42
# Match-Fix Probe

All bets are off: Interpol not interested in Arsenal-Newcastle thriller

Feb 7th 2011, 2:04 PM 370 Views 0 Comments

International policing body dismisses reports that they are investigating irregular betting patterns arising out of Newcastle’s incredible comeback on Saturday afternoon.

# gambling - Friday 28 January, 2011

Five steps to heaven: an unlikely route to a fortune
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

Five steps to heaven: an unlikely route to a fortune

Jan 28th 2011, 3:54 PM 415 Views 0 Comments

Bertie’s in Fagan’s buying a round for the lads. Ivor’s heading for West Cork with a bit of Springsteen on the stereo. Enda and Noonan are on the town in Brussels. Here’s how to never work again.

# gambling - Friday 14 January, 2011

Five steps to heaven: how to turn a tenner into a fortune with this (highly-unlikely) accumulator
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

Five steps to heaven: how to turn a tenner into a fortune with this (highly-unlikely) accumulator

Jan 14th 2011, 4:50 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

Come on new bike! Here’s our over-ambitious, foolhardy bookies slip.