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#Gambling

# gambling - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From Business ETC Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs A Dog's Life

Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs

Greyhound board pens deal to take local races to William Hill’s online gamblers.

# gambling - Monday 15 September, 2014

Irish bookies won’t be subject to new UK gambling regulation

Four of the UK’s biggest bookmakers have come together to self impose a number of new advertising regulations.

# gambling - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Opinion: ‘I saw my wife’s face and I couldn’t hide from it any more. I had to stop gambling’

An anonymous contributor says it doesn’t matter what way you gamble, it comes down to losing control over it.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Have you been affected by gambling?

A new Irish study needs participants – and it will all be anonymous.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?

It could be a way of safeguarding health and impact on finances.

From Business ETC Online gambling should offer players spending limits and alerts – Commission Play Fair

Online gambling should offer players spending limits and alerts – Commission

New recommendations by the EU Commission aim to minimise potential financial harm to consumers.

# gambling - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines

Not from gambling themselves, we should add.

# gambling - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Sri Lanka says ‘No’ to casinos over prostitution fears

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Score Last-minute winner brings in this 10-team €60,000 accumulator for lucky Cork punter Late Late Show

Last-minute winner brings in this 10-team €60,000 accumulator for lucky Cork punter

Johnnie Jackson’s late, late goal was worth more than three points.

# gambling - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Score McConville reveals ‘lots of high profile players in bother’ with gambling Addiction

McConville reveals ‘lots of high profile players in bother’ with gambling

The former Armagh footballer believes the number of ‘problem gamblers’ will continue to grow.

# gambling - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Score ‘It is becoming a growing concern’ – GAA releases gambling guidelines Support

‘It is becoming a growing concern’ – GAA releases gambling guidelines

Two booklets have been produced in the hope of informing members about addiction and match-fixing.

# gambling - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Score Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on ‘Curley Coup’ Cha-ching!

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on ‘Curley Coup’

A massive gamble on a four-horse accumulator has cost bookmakers an estimated £2 million.

# gambling - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Score GAA promises support for players fighting gambling addiction Gambling

GAA promises support for players fighting gambling addiction

Gambling issue remains a top priority for the GAA and the GPA.

# gambling - Saturday 18 January, 2014

# gambling - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Score Gambling addiction cost Offaly footballer €5k in a single night Gambling

Gambling addiction cost Offaly footballer €5k in a single night

Niall McNamee lost an estimated €200,000 to gambling before he went into recovery.

# gambling - Thursday 28 November, 2013

At least three British footballers arrested on match-fixing charges

The Daily Telegraph sting uncovered a “fixer” who pledged access to lower-league football results.

# gambling - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From The Score GPA admit gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’ Addiction

GPA admit gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’

Tyrone’s Cathal McCarron has become the latest inter-county star to struggle with the problem.

# gambling - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From The Score Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15 Happy Mondays

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15

Paddy Power’s coffers took a dent yesterday…

# gambling - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From The Score Footballers’ union backs chief Gordon Taylor amid gambling claims Gambling

Footballers’ union backs chief Gordon Taylor amid gambling claims

The top players’ official has reportedly run up eye-watering betting debts.

# gambling - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From Business ETC Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013 Quids In

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013

A battering at Cheltenham hit betting shops, but betting firm Paddy Power has still made €77 million in profit so far this year.

# gambling - Monday 15 July, 2013

Law will regulate Ireland’s ‘new and dynamic’ gambling sector

The proposed new law will limit the number and size of casinos that can operate in Ireland and was announced by Justice Minister Alan Shatter today.

# gambling - Sunday 19 May, 2013

$591 million: Florida lottery winner is world’s richest lottery millionaire

Only one jackpot has ever been bigger – but this weekend’s Powerball jackpot only had one winner.

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Monday 15 April, 2013

From The Score 9 things we learned from Paddy Power’s annual report Gambling

9 things we learned from Paddy Power’s annual report

How much did their early pay-out on Obama cost? And how successful were Nicklas Bendtner’s “Paddy Pants”?

# gambling - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From The Score Here’s what it’s like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year The Gambler This post contains videos

Here’s what it’s like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year

Irishman John O’Shea left his job as an accountant to take up full-time gambling. This is how he got on.

# gambling - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From The Score Having a bad Cheltenham Festival? Don’t worry, Floyd Mayweather lost $900k on one game Money

# gambling - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From Business ETC Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow Gambling

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow

The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.

# gambling - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Score ISA critical of ‘malicious’ Olympic betting allegations London 2012

ISA critical of ‘malicious’ Olympic betting allegations

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

# gambling - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Betting on baby: bookies in a tizzy over Royal offspring Royal Baby

Betting on baby: bookies in a tizzy over Royal offspring

Plus, how the British press reacted to the news (yes, they went nuts).

# gambling - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Euromillions denounced as ‘the Devil’s work’ as website is hacked

“Oh you believers. Wine, games of chance, statues all augur impurity and are the work of the devil.”

# gambling - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Poll: How often do you gamble? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you gamble?

Paddy Power says its profits are up as more people bet online – but we’re wondering how often you fancy a flutter.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

# gambling - Thursday 9 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Concerns raised over Facebook ‘real money’ gambling app

As Facebook launches its first real-money gambling app, Bingo Friendzy, a TD has raised his concerns that children might be able to access it.

# gambling - Monday 6 August, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Nick Leeson on why Seán Quinn is in denial Opinion

Column: Nick Leeson on why Seán Quinn is in denial

This week, the former trader says that he was most interested in how the former richest man in Ireland has been performing under media scrutiny…

# gambling - Thursday 2 August, 2012

From Business ETC Millions to be refunded to online poker players Gambling

Millions to be refunded to online poker players

The payment is part of a settlement between PokerStars and the US Department of Justice in New York.

# gambling - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Noonan unveils new laws to regulate offshore bookies

The Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012 may also encourage other bookmakers to develop their presence in Ireland.

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