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#Bookies

# bookies - Friday 19 October, 2018

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money

The practice is particularly prevalent in Irish prisons.

# bookies - Monday 17 September, 2018

'You're total cowards': 83-year-old man who tackled armed robbers at bookies hailed a hero

The men were wearing balaclavas and carrying hammers as well as what appeared to be a gun.

# bookies - Monday 22 January, 2018

Men armed with gun, knife and wrench rob bookies in separate incidents

Gardaí are investigating both robberies.

# bookies - Sunday 29 October, 2017

How Paddy Power's 'head of mischief' learned the c-word in 40 languages

Féilim MacAnIomaire famously got a job at the bookies by taking out a billboard ad.

# bookies - Saturday 5 March, 2016

From The42 Leicester fan misses out on potential £100k win by cashing out on title bet Smart Move Or Not?

Leicester fan misses out on potential £100k win by cashing out on title bet

John Pryke settled for £29,000 as he “couldn’t bear” the final stages of the Premier League title race.

# bookies - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From The42 One Leicester fan is set for a 1000/1 win with the bookies if they're top after this weekend Wager

One Leicester fan is set for a 1000/1 win with the bookies if they're top after this weekend

It could be a very merry Christmas for him if results go their way over the next few days.

# bookies - Friday 14 August, 2015

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

# bookies - 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.

# bookies - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From The42 A €10,000 bet on Dublin to win the Leinster final will win you just €20 Odds On

A €10,000 bet on Dublin to win the Leinster final will win you just €20

Or, of course, see you lose €10,000.

# bookies - Friday 17 April, 2015

Staff threatened with meat-cleaver in raid at bookies

The robbery happened after 9pm last night.

# bookies - 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?

# bookies - 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.

# bookies - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Fancy a late flutter? Betting shops could be open until 10pm by Christmas

Bookies claim that outdated legislation forcing them to close early is putting hundreds of people out of work each winter.

# bookies - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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.

# bookies - 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.

# bookies - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Betting shop staff threatened at gunpoint by lone raider

The man was armed with what’s believed to have been a handgun.

# bookies - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Paddy Power says lower-than-expected profits because of 'unfavourable' sports results

The bookmaker said profit is about €11 million lower than predicted because of “adverse sports results”.

# bookies - 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.

# bookies - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

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

# bookies - 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.

# bookies - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The42 Free money! Here are our best bets for Euro 2012 Flutter

Free money! Here are our best bets for Euro 2012

Who’ll get through the pool stages? Who’ll finish top scorer? Will Ireland surprise some pundits? Warning: may not be accurate.

# bookies - 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.

# bookies - 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.

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