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# paddy-power - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Paddy Power pre-tax profits up 21 per cent despite some sports results

However, the “normalisation” of sports results has led to a 79 per cent increase in operating profit in Irish shops.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

# paddy-power - Sunday 19 August, 2012

GALLERY: The 15 most valuable companies on the Irish Stock Exchange Big Money This post contains images

GALLERY: The 15 most valuable companies on the Irish Stock Exchange

There’s been some speculation about some firms delisting from Dublin. Here are the 15 biggest ones trading here.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

From The42 UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row London 2012

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row

Paddy Power celebrate a “victory for common sense” after LOCOG agree to let controversial ad campaign stand.

# paddy-power - Monday 16 July, 2012

Paddy Power exec goes undercover on TV show

What happens when a Paddy Power board member goes undercover at the company?

# paddy-power - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The42 Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine Pants

Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine

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

# paddy-power - Monday 18 June, 2012

From The42 Bendtner fined, suspended for goal celebration Euro2012

Bendtner fined, suspended for goal celebration

The Denmark striker will sit out the country’s next game and will have to stump up €100,000 to football chiefs. Ouch.

# paddy-power - Friday 18 May, 2012

Yes side remains clear - but lead narrows - in latest referendum poll

Red C’s poll for Paddy Power shows the No vote remaining on 31 per cent, but Yes has lost three points to ‘Don’t Know’.

# paddy-power - Thursday 19 April, 2012

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day

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

# paddy-power - Sunday 8 April, 2012

From The42 12-leg soccer accumulator nets £24,546 for £1 bet Great Friday

12-leg soccer accumulator nets £24,546 for £1 bet

One English punter stuck a £1 bet on the outcome of all 12 games in League 1 this weekend – and they all came in.

# paddy-power - Monday 2 April, 2012

From The42 WrestleMania XXVIII: Sheamus wins World Heavyweight title in 18 seconds WWE This post contains videos

WrestleMania XXVIII: Sheamus wins World Heavyweight title in 18 seconds

The Dubliner didn’t waste any time at Florida’s Sun Life Stadium last night.

# paddy-power - Friday 30 March, 2012

Latest poll: Labour supporters prefer Enda Kenny to their own Eamon Gilmore

Fine Gael has secured 35 per cent support – about the same share as they had during last year’s General Election.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

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

# paddy-power - Monday 5 March, 2012

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

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.

# paddy-power - Saturday 3 March, 2012

From The42 IN VIDEO: Ruby Walsh discusses the Gold Cup, Kauto Star and Kaiser Chiefs Brief Encounter This post contains videos

IN VIDEO: Ruby Walsh discusses the Gold Cup, Kauto Star and Kaiser Chiefs

The jockey recently sat down with Paddy Power for a quick-fire interview.

# paddy-power - Friday 24 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Your nightly news round-up…

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Controversial Paddy Power Ladies' Day ad pulled

Having earlier given the ad its approval for airing, Clearcast yesterday apologised for any offence and said the ad should “no longer run” in its current format.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Bizarre publicity photo of the day What The...

Bizarre publicity photo of the day

What’s going on here?

# paddy-power - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The42 Column: Frozen by Parkinson's, Ali still The Greatest Tributes

Column: Frozen by Parkinson's, Ali still The Greatest

‘They had come to honour The Greatest, though whether Muhammad Ali remembered who they were or knew what it was all about was a matter of speculation.’

Call for 'transphobic' Paddy Power advert to be withdrawn Transgender This post contains videos

Call for 'transphobic' Paddy Power advert to be withdrawn

The Transgender Equality Network Ireland has called the advert “deeply hurtful” – but Paddy Power says it was intended to be “a bit of mild mannered fun”.

# paddy-power - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Nearly a quarter don't know if they're liable for household charge - poll

While 15 per cent of people say they will not pay the controversial tax, according to a Red C poll for Paddy Power.

# paddy-power - Monday 21 November, 2011

From The42 A Spurs win tonight will net one lucky punter a £34k payday Nailbiter

A Spurs win tonight will net one lucky punter a £34k payday

How do we know? Because we are that punter… (yeah, right)

# paddy-power - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'

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

# paddy-power - Saturday 15 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Caption competition: What has Sean Gallagher been betting on? Caption Competition

Caption competition: What has Sean Gallagher been betting on?

Sean Gallagher placed a charity bet on himself in Paddy Power earlier. We’ve blanked his betting slip to make way for your gags.

# paddy-power - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Higgins and Gallagher bolster leads in latest Áras opinion poll

Red C’s poll for Paddy Power affirms Higgins’ lead, with Sean Gallagher moving into second place ahead of Martin McGuinness.

# paddy-power - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Higgins holds commanding lead in latest Áras opinion poll

The Labour Party candidate is 12 points clear of Gay Mitchell, with independents making major ground on the frontrunners.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Paddy Power takes in €2.2 billion worth of bets in six months

The bookmaker’s Irish shops take in €483m worth of bets in the first six months of 2011 but more and more punters are using their smartphones to make a bet.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

From The42 Punters can’t expect to gain from website mistake, bookmaker insists Betting

Punters can’t expect to gain from website mistake, bookmaker insists

Paddy Power says that while his company regrets posting incorrect odds on a Carling Cup match, they will not pay out to disappointed customers.

# paddy-power - Sunday 21 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Tyrone girl Janet installed as early X Factor favourite Irish Eyes This post contains videos

Tyrone girl Janet installed as early X Factor favourite

Janet Devlin, 16, from Gortin in Co Tyrone, is the 7/2 favourite to win the series outright after her audition broadcast last night.

# paddy-power - Thursday 11 August, 2011

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate

Paddy Power’s RedC poll puts the as-yet-undeclared candidate as the most popular potential candidate in October’s election.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: 'Dirty Dancing' to get 21st century makeover Swoon This post contains videos

Watch: 'Dirty Dancing' to get 21st century makeover

Spouting the “Nobody puts Baby in the corner” quote will no longer be a sign that you’re a child of the ‘Eighties’.

# paddy-power - Thursday 28 July, 2011

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

Newsflash: unemployed caddy would work for Tiger Woods

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.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange Big Deals This post contains images

The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange

Some names you’ll probably know, and some you mightn’t – but, in terms of sheer value, here are the big boys.

# paddy-power - Friday 17 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Not-so-Jobless Paddy: Billboard jobseeker wins PR role with Paddy Power Jobless Paddy

Not-so-Jobless Paddy: Billboard jobseeker wins PR role with Paddy Power

Féilim Mac An Iomaire’s gamble with his last savings comes good: today he starts work with bookies Paddy Power.

# paddy-power - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Luck of the draw: the omens are good for Ireland's Eurovision hopefuls

Jedward are last to perform in tonight’s second semi-final – but that hasn’t been hindered other acts in the past.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Google trends predict Eurovision near-miss for Jedward Jedwardvision

Google trends predict Eurovision near-miss for Jedward

They might not be the bookies’ favourite, but John and Edward Grimes are among the hottest Eurovision search on Google.