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# betfair - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

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”.

# betfair - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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.

# betfair - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger

It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.

# betfair - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

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.

# betfair - 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.

# betfair - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The42 Liverpool's draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million Agony

Liverpool's draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million

The individual almost pulled off an unlikely coup from an initial £10 bet.

# betfair - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The42 Are these the greatest FA Cup upsets ever?

Are these the greatest FA Cup upsets ever?

We think so.

# betfair - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

# betfair - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From The42 Remember betting on all these guys to be the next United boss over the past 10 years? Flutter

Remember betting on all these guys to be the next United boss over the past 10 years?

One of the longest-running betting markets ever is about to close.

# betfair - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day

The betting company gave away petrol and Christmas trees in previous years, but this year it is giving away… turkeys.

# betfair - Friday 16 November, 2012

From The42 A man accidentally called his wife Kauto Star when they were in bed together Horse Play

# betfair - 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.

# betfair - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The42 That Eamon Dunphy is some clown, isn't he? Nice Threads

That Eamon Dunphy is some clown, isn't he?

Shoppers and passers-by were greeted by quite a surreal sight on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Tuesday morning.

# betfair - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The42 'Keane has lost the plot. He should respect Irish fans' - Dunphy Response This post contains videos

'Keane has lost the plot. He should respect Irish fans' - Dunphy

The RTE pundit says Roy Keane’s criticism of supporters in Gdansk was “disgraceful” and “unfair”.

# betfair - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From The42 Here's your 'inappropriately-placed QR code' pic of the day Hmmmm

Here's your 'inappropriately-placed QR code' pic of the day

And they said QR codes were going out of fashion…

# betfair - Friday 17 February, 2012

From The42 Caption time: what was Fergie saying on his mobile today? Can You Hear Me Now

Caption time: what was Fergie saying on his mobile today?

The What A Friend owner was a face in the crowd at Betfair Free Friday at Newbury Racecourse earlier.

From The42 Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury Runners And Riders

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury

With some top Cheltenham contenders set to go to post, Declan Smyth picks us a few winners from today’s rescheduled card at Newbury.

# betfair - Thursday 12 January, 2012

From The42 The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Check in for your early round-up of all the biggest sports stories.

# betfair - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

From The42 Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco Betfair Row

Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco

The exchange says it will make payments to some customers affected by its decision to void in-running bets on the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle.

# betfair - Friday 30 December, 2011

From The42 'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder Sorry

'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder

Betting exchange boss Stephen Morana says lessons have been learned from Christmas Festival fiasco.

# betfair - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five things you need to know before you head out the door: the Betfair controversy, an investigation into the death of a man in Dublin; and students have their say on Junior Cert reforms.

From The42 Betfair defends decision to void Leopardstown bets Betfair Controversy

Betfair defends decision to void Leopardstown bets

The gambling giant has moved to repair its reputation after an “obvious technical fault” saw them void €25m of winning bets yesterday.

# betfair - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: A seventh person dies on the country’s roads over Christmas, why Betfair won’t be paying out €25 million, and the strangest pics from Kim Jong-Il’s funeral.

From The42 Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’ Uh Oh

Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’

The exchange has voided all in-running bets on the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown after €1.9m was matched on the winner at 28/1.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Today’s 5 at 5: Cowen’s take on social welfare fraud figures, Betfair launches investigation into possible €25 million payout – and Twitter users are unimpressed with the Guardian’s Jedward editorial…

# betfair - Monday 14 November, 2011

From The42 WATCH: Skydivers place bet on Ireland in mid air Daring This post contains videos

WATCH: Skydivers place bet on Ireland in mid air

Betfair constructed the world’s first QR code made completely from footballs earlier today.

# betfair - 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.

# betfair - Thursday 20 October, 2011

From The42 Trash your Tevez shirt: Manchester to unite over jersey amnesty? Dump It! This post contains videos

Trash your Tevez shirt: Manchester to unite over jersey amnesty?

They might not agree on much, but United and City fans see eye-to-eye on the wantaway Argentinian.

# betfair - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

From The42 Ballydoyle riders escape suspension for laying horses Gamble

Ballydoyle riders escape suspension for laying horses

Exercise riders Kaname Tsuge and Gosuke Motoki found to have bet against O’Brien’s horses over a three-year period.

# betfair - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate

Enda Kenny’s solid performance sees the odds of a resounding Fine Gael victory shorten with the major bookmakers.

# betfair - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

ONLING BETTING COMPANY BETFAIR, which employs over 2,200 worldwide, has announced 100 new positions in Dublin in customer service and data centre management. Its customer operations team will be transferred to a data centre opening in Ireland in the next few months, according to RTÉ.