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# Paddy Power

Last year
2022
# advertising standards
UK bans Paddy Power ad featuring ‘do you think I will end up looking like my mum?’ gaffe
Viewers had complained that the ad portrayed gambling as taking priority in family life.
All time
# success
Midnight Shadow strikes Paddy Power gold
Famous Cheltenham success for Sue Smith and Ryan Mania.
# Problem Gambling
'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.
# phase two plus
Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates
Many bookies believed they were permitted to reopen last week.
# Paddy Power
Complaints claiming Paddy Power advert was 'anti-English', 'offensive' and 'racist' upheld
The advertisement in question ran as part of a Paddy Power branded Six Nations Campaign.
# Paddy Power
Man smashed 12 televisions in Cork bookies 'for ruining his life'
Philip Barry, who was homeless at the time of the office, caused €15,000 worth of damage.
# Startups and tech
Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs
Paddy Power’s co-founder is among the investors taking a punt on the company again.
# retail and services
Paddy Power owner Flutter set for 'truly transformational' merger deal
Flutter Entertainment plans to merge with The Stars Group, creating a global betting giant.
# Paddy Power
Paddy Power selling off 14 of its retail store properties as shift towards online market continues
Auctioneers are putting the portfolio on the market with a guide price of over €6.3 million.
# issue
FA contacts Huddersfield over controversial Paddy Power-sponsored kit
The jersey prominently features the name of the gambling company.
# Workplace Relations Commission
Workers win compensation from Paddy Power over denial of rest break cases
Paddy Power declined to comment on the rulings of the Workplace Relations Commission.
# Workplace Relations Commission
Mandate expects up to €70k 'winnings' from Paddy Power in denial of rest break cases
The union has lodged 78 seperate cases against the betting company.
# Gambling
Betting adverts to be banned 'whistle-to-whistle' during live sports broadcasts in the UK
Between 28,000 and 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from a gambling disorder.
# Robbie v Eamo
Keane doesn't want to be 'one of these players who becomes fat, drinking and playing golf all the time'
The Republic of Ireland’s new coach believes he still has a lot to offer in the game.
# bets are off
Betting suspended on League of Ireland game following unusual activity
Waterford face Limerick in the final Premier Division game of the season tonight.
# gambling commission
Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled
The British Gambling Commission also found that PPB “failed to adequately interact with customers who were displaying signs of problem gambling”.
# policy and economy
Higher gambling taxes have made Ireland one of the world's 'most penal' betting markets
The duty was increased to 2% in yesterday’s budget – leading to a backlash from bookmakers.
# one dead
Fatal stabbing at Paddy Power shop in Birmingham
The man was found with serious head injuries and pronounced dead at the scene.
# edenmore
'Insidious and frightening': Man jailed for 2.5 years for harassing Paddy Power employee
John Behan put the employee through “almost daily terror” for 18 months.
# attention grabbers
How Paddy Power's 'head of mischief' learned the c-word in 40 languages
Féilim MacAnIomaire famously got a job at the bookies by taking out a billboard ad.
# no filter
How Paddy Power's 'head of mischief' learned the c-word in 40 languages
Féilim MacAnIomaire famously got a job at the bookies by taking out a billboard ad.
# money maker
How Paddy Power is using its brick-and-mortar bookies to push spending online
Cash is still king, as far as the bookmaker’s concerned.
# Gaffe
Bookmaker apologises after offering 66/1 for dead footballer to be next Birmingham City manager
Paddy Power say Ugo Ehiogu’s inclusion in the market to replace Harry Redknapp was “a genuine error”.
# Snaps
In pics: All the action from today at the Leopardstown Christmas festival
There were some familiar faces at the races today.
# Marketing
Paddy Power, Topaz and others stung for sending spam emails and texts
The companies have been ordered to pay prosecution costs and donate varying sums to charity.
# Horses for Courses
A porn star taught Paddy Power's boss that having the craic doesn't work everywhere
Madcap high jinks work well in Ireland, but not every country appreciates the same marketing stunts.
# Risky
Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early
Trump’s odds are now at 9/2, representing an 18.2% chance of winning.
# No More Wagers
Two leading bookmakers to stop taking bets on underage sports events in Ireland
Paddy Power and BoyleSports have taken the decision.
# Paddy Power
Man United fringe player impresses in new role and makes Northern Ireland's Euro squad
Paddy McNair was deployed in midfield once again and walked away with a Man of the Match award last night.
# Job Losses
Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger
It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.
# serious failings
Paddy Power encouraged gambler until he lost his job, family and home - report
An investigation by the UK Gambling Commission found some oversights on the part of the company.
# General Election
More bad news for Labour in the latest opinion poll
Is a Fine Gael Fianna Fáil coalition on the horizon?
# Cheeky
Paddy Power has already got a massive election dig in at the TDs with this stunt
Out of the blocks fast.
# embrace coalition
A betting company just unfurled this gay marriage-inspired election banner on George's Street
No prizes for guessing which betting company…
# worked over
What people are secretly saying about some of Ireland's biggest employers
‘The worst place I have ever been in the past 10 years.’
# Paddy Power
Through all the changes at Old Trafford, an unlikely Antrim youngster remains
After breaking into the first-team last season, Paddy McNair is liked and trusted by Louis van Gaal.
# paddy fair
Paddy Power and Betfair are getting into bed together - but who'll wear the pants?
It’s going to be bad news for the competition, experts say.
# Courts
Roy Keane claims Paddy Power breached his constitutional rights with 'crude and vulgar' ad
The matter was admitted to the Commercial Court today.
# Show Me The Money
Here's why Ireland's Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later
A longstanding rule means the amateur won’t win any prize money for his exploits.
# High Court
Roy Keane sues Paddy Power over 'Braveheart' billboard ad
The lawsuit was filed on Monday.