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#Bookmakers

# bookmakers - Yesterday’s News

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# bookmakers - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Once the country's biggest independent bookmaker, Hackett's is now in liquidation

The chain had already closed nearly three-quarters of its shops before finally going under.

# bookmakers - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The42 Two leading bookmakers to stop taking bets on underage sports events in Ireland No More Wagers

Two leading bookmakers to stop taking bets on underage sports events in Ireland

Paddy Power and BoyleSports have taken the decision.

# bookmakers - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League Underdogs

Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League

The Foxes need just three points from their remaining three league games this season to be crowned champions.

# bookmakers - Friday 4 September, 2015

Man on the run after threatening bookies staff with hammer

The man made off with a sum of cash.

# bookmakers - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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

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

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

# bookmakers - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup? Easy Money

Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup?

Julian Savea of New Zealand is the hot favourite in this field.

# bookmakers - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Do you know someone with a ‘secret’ gambling problem?

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

# bookmakers - Monday 27 April, 2015

This is how Paddy Power is posting its odds for the marriage referendum

The Irish bookmakers has the ‘Yes’ side as 1/10 favourites.

# bookmakers - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From The42 Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who’s cost the bookmakers millions? Legend

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who’s cost the bookmakers millions?

Nick Townsend, close associate of Barney Curley and author of a new book on the professional gambler, tells us the tale.

# bookmakers - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips … for now Gambling This post contains a poll

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips … for now

Do you think they’re a good idea?

# bookmakers - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From Business ETC There’s a new man in the saddle at Paddy Power Changing Horses

There’s a new man in the saddle at Paddy Power

Analysts said they’re unconcerned by Andy McCue’s lack of online experience.

# bookmakers - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From Business ETC Canny punters give Paddy’s profits a €34 million kicking Paddy Whacked

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

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

# bookmakers - Friday 1 August, 2014

Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach

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

# bookmakers - Monday 16 June, 2014

Partial to a bit of betting? It’s probably in your genes…

A study found that the genes in question affect the role of the chemical dopamine which is released in the brain, motivating people to seek rewards.

# bookmakers - Monday 28 April, 2014

‘Shocking number’ of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

There have been 569 robberies in betting shops across the country in the last three years.

# bookmakers - Thursday 6 March, 2014

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

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

# bookmakers - Monday 12 August, 2013

Garda appeal after three masked men raid Clonsilla bookies

The raid happened as a worker at the Boylesports in Clonsilla was opening up this morning.

# bookmakers - Friday 19 July, 2013

Appeal for sightings of ‘dark coloured Mercedes’ after two armed robberies

A bookmakers and a shop were robbed within minutes of each other in north county Dublin earlier today.

# bookmakers - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Attempted armed robbery at Saggart bookmakers

A 34-year-old man entered the bookmakers last night, apparently armed with a handgun, and demanded cash.

# bookmakers - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From Business ETC Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps Paddy Power

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

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

# bookmakers - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week? Cheltenham 2013 This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?

It’s the calm before the Hurricane (Fly). But will you get involved with the racing this week?

# bookmakers - Thursday 11 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added Christopher Walken

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# bookmakers - Saturday 19 May, 2012

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

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

Ewan MacKenna pencils in a handy treble ahead of the first real championship weekend of the year.

# bookmakers - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Armed raiders make off with undisclosed sum from Clare robbery

Two men wearing balaclavas and carrying a shotgun stole the cash from a betting shop in Ennis last night.

# bookmakers - Thursday 19 April, 2012

From Business ETC 3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day 3D

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.

# bookmakers - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From Business ETC Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can’t refuse Taking A Punt

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.

# bookmakers - 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.

# bookmakers - 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?

# bookmakers - Monday 28 November, 2011

From The42 Bruce could be set for Sunderland exit, as bookies stop taking odds on exit Doubt

Bruce could be set for Sunderland exit, as bookies stop taking odds on exit

Fans have called for his sacking, after the club lost 2-1 to Wigan at the weekend.

# bookmakers - 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.

# bookmakers - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

From The42 Ten things you (probably) didn’t know about Cheltenham Did You Know? This post contains images

Ten things you (probably) didn’t know about Cheltenham

Afraid of uncomfortable silences between races? Amaze (or bore) your friends and co-workers with some festival-themed trivia.

# bookmakers - Monday 7 March, 2011

One mobile phone bet made every three seconds at Paddy Power site

Bookmaker group posts record profits – coming from online and overseas ventures.

# bookmakers - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost…

…which Minister Batt O’Keeffe describes as aligned with the Government’s ‘pro-business policy environment’.