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#Gambling

# gambling - Monday 20 March, 2017

Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid

The judge said, “If you happen to be too lucky while placing a bet or gambling, the person can simply say ‘no you’re not entitled to the money’. That is simply the law in Ireland”.

# gambling - Saturday 18 March, 2017

My boyfriend's gambling: 'I loved two people. One was a compulsive liar and emotionally unavailable'

My whole life used to be consumed by my ex boyfriend’s gambling addiction.

# gambling - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins

The Rutland Centre has said they are seeing more people affected by problem gambling.

# gambling - Friday 10 February, 2017

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world

Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.

# gambling - Monday 16 January, 2017

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'

It’s four years since new gambling legislation was put in train – and experts say it can’t come soon enough.

# gambling - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Self exclusion and age checks - new legislation to curb gambling habits in Irish children

Alan Shatter’s Gambling Control Bill looks likely to finally see the light of day in 2017.

# gambling - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The42 What can be done to tackle the gambling crisis in the GAA? Hedge Your Bets This post contains a poll

What can be done to tackle the gambling crisis in the GAA?

Is the Association fighting a losing battle?

# gambling - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 Outgoing chairman reveals two Galway club teams made bets on their key GAA games Gambling

Outgoing chairman reveals two Galway club teams made bets on their key GAA games

Noel Treacy has called for more to be done to tackle problem gambling in Gaelic games.

# gambling - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From The42 Joey Barton under investigation after allegedly betting on Celtic match Allegations

Joey Barton under investigation after allegedly betting on Celtic match

The Scottish Football Association is looking into claims that the midfielder gambled on the Bhoys’ Champions League loss to Barcelona.

# gambling - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Senator: Sex addiction is causing devastation in some Irish families

Senator Frances Black said the devastation it causes to families is just as palpable as if their family member were addicted to drugs, alcohol or gambling,

# gambling - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From The42 Tipperary’s 2006 All-Ireland minor hurling final hero reveals gambling nightmare Hidden Problem

Tipperary’s 2006 All-Ireland minor hurling final hero reveals gambling nightmare

Timmy Dalton has revealed all in a wide-ranging interview this morning.

# gambling - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

# gambling - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The42 'When I eventually blew every cent I had on a 50-1 horse, I just about hit rock bottom' Lenny

'When I eventually blew every cent I had on a 50-1 horse, I just about hit rock bottom'

Former Dublin footballer John Leonard on gambling addiction and how the GAA can help.

# gambling - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

# gambling - Monday 14 March, 2016

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos

Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men earlier today as part of a wider operation.

# gambling - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

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.

# gambling - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino

The man reportedly flew into a rage after losing about €260.

# gambling - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

# gambling - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

The Powerball jackpot is now $1.5bn and people are going nuts Money Money Money This post contains images

# gambling - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The42 The Premier League bets to consider this weekend Flutter

The Premier League bets to consider this weekend

The bread-and-butter football is back after this week’s international excitement.

# gambling - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From Business ETC Inside the lucrative and cut-throat world of US fantasy sports Blood Sport

Inside the lucrative and cut-throat world of US fantasy sports

Welcome to the wild west of online gaming.

# gambling - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The42 Everton’s late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night What A Shout

Everton’s late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night

This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.

# gambling - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The42 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend Predictions

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

United to hit the net early and other tips to consider for this weekend’s fixtures.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From The42 Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent is one of the biggest underdogs in boxing history Unbackable

Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent is one of the biggest underdogs in boxing history

Mayweather is listed as 1/200 with some bookmakers

# gambling - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The42 ‘I couldn’t see a way out. My intention was to end my life’, says former snooker champion Road To Recovery

‘I couldn’t see a way out. My intention was to end my life’, says former snooker champion

Willie Thorne has revealed he attempted suicide last year after racking up a reported £1m in gambling debts.

# gambling - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Ladbrokes restructuring could mean 200+ job loses

It has been reported today that as many as 60 stores could be set to close.

# gambling - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don’t really care

It’s not just about getting their hands on your money for one or two races, you see.

# gambling - Saturday 7 March, 2015

‘Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?’ Bets Are Off This post contains videos

‘Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?’

The run-up to Cheltenham can be a very difficult time of year for those with a gambling addiction.

# gambling - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator warns of need to stop ‘Lotto junkies’

Will recent machine problems lead to a surge in online gambling?

# gambling - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Paddy Power has been taking in record bets – but how many are winners?

Last year was a big one for the betting chain.

# gambling - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip Bad Beat

The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip

This slip proves that the bookies know more about rugby than everyone except Joe Schmidt.

# gambling - 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?

# gambling - Monday 9 February, 2015

Gamble online? You’re going to have to start paying tax on it

The 1% tax was planned four years ago but was delayed in Europe.

# gambling - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Poll: How often do you do the lotto? Winner Winner This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you do the lotto?

Would you buy a ticket every week or just the odd time?

# gambling - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From Business ETC These guys have made a million-euro company from your office ‘last man standing’ comps Ker-ching!

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office ‘last man standing’ comps

The Irish company which runs the competitions in offices across the nation is barely a year old

# gambling - Friday 30 January, 2015

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

The roulette machines seized are worth an estimated £100,000 each.

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