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# bookmakers - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Johnny Ward: Many bookmakers are afraid that the game is up
# Going Online
From The42
# Going Online

Johnny Ward: Many bookmakers are afraid that the game is up

Feb 3rd 2021, 1:02 PM 7,831 Views 1 Comment

The life of the bookmaker has been hit hard by Covid-19.

# bookmakers - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates
# Phase Two Plus
# Phase Two Plus

Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates

Jun 18th 2020, 4:16 PM 20,150 Views 35 Comments

Many bookies believed they were permitted to reopen last week.

# bookmakers - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall
# Fingers Crossed
From The42
# Fingers Crossed

Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall

Jan 31st 2019, 6:16 PM 3,297 Views 0 Comments

However, officials have announced the running order will be amended on Saturday.

# bookmakers - Friday 23 November, 2018

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules
# Money Laundering Targeted
# Money Laundering Targeted

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:40 PM 14,729 Views 17 Comments

New rules targeting money laundering were announced today by the government.

# bookmakers - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'
# Addiction
# Addiction

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'

Sep 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 22,224 Views 47 Comments

One treatment expert said he is concerned, in particular, about young people who can very quickly gamble all of their money away online.

# bookmakers - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'
# Tuam
# Tuam

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'

Apr 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,177 Views 17 Comments

The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

# bookmakers - Monday 22 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:15 AM 28,179 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí are investigating both robberies.

# bookmakers - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 21st 2016, 7:29 PM 15,145 Views 28 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 8th 2016, 9:15 PM 28,585 Views 32 Comments

Paddy Power and BoyleSports have taken the decision.

# bookmakers - Saturday 30 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 30th 2016, 9:09 PM 50,098 Views 51 Comments

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
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Man on the run after threatening bookies staff with hammer

Sep 4th 2015, 9:00 AM 14,860 Views 19 Comments

The man made off with a sum of cash.

# bookmakers - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 20,890 Views 16 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 1:58 PM 11,628 Views 43 Comments

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?
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Do you know someone with a 'secret' gambling problem?

Jul 15th 2015, 6:30 PM 13,839 Views 27 Comments

“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
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

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

Apr 27th 2015, 9:46 AM 40,921 Views 68 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Saturday 7 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 76,165 Views 19 Comments

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
# Gambling

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips ... for now

Feb 11th 2015, 8:47 PM 12,999 Views 43 Comments

Do you think they’re a good idea?

# bookmakers - Thursday 4 September, 2014

There's a new man in the saddle at Paddy Power
# Changing Horses
# Changing Horses

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

Sep 4th 2014, 10:07 AM 10,865 Views 7 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Canny punters give Paddy's profits a €34 million kicking
# Paddy Whacked
# Paddy Whacked

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

Aug 28th 2014, 2:51 PM 12,194 Views 16 Comments

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
# Paddywhackery
# Paddywhackery

Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach

Aug 1st 2014, 1:34 PM 8,164 Views 11 Comments

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...
# Go On You Good Thing
# Go On You Good Thing

Partial to a bit of betting? It's probably in your genes...

Jun 16th 2014, 9:43 PM 8,938 Views 8 Comments

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
# Safety
# Safety

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

Apr 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,142 Views 29 Comments

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
# IF HE WALKS
# IF HE WALKS

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

Mar 6th 2014, 5:56 PM 17,537 Views 0 Comments

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
# Betting Shop
# Betting Shop

Garda appeal after three masked men raid Clonsilla bookies

Aug 12th 2013, 9:31 PM 8,942 Views 7 Comments

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
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies

Jul 19th 2013, 7:44 PM 10,743 Views 9 Comments

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
# Attempted Robbery
# Attempted Robbery

Attempted armed robbery at Saggart bookmakers

Jul 7th 2013, 2:07 PM 9,618 Views 21 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps
# Paddy Power
# Paddy Power

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

May 14th 2013, 6:48 PM 5,473 Views 14 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?
# Cheltenham 2013
From The42
# Cheltenham 2013

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

Mar 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,781 Views 22 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Oct 11th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,243 Views 3 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Saturday 19 May, 2012

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

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

May 19th 2012, 10:13 AM 440 Views 0 Comments

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
# Crime
# Crime

Armed raiders make off with undisclosed sum from Clare robbery

Apr 29th 2012, 11:51 AM 3,016 Views 13 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Thursday 19 April, 2012

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day
# 3D
# 3D

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day

Apr 19th 2012, 9:55 PM 3,531 Views 4 Comments

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

Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse
# Taking A Punt
# Taking A Punt

Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse

Mar 6th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,731 Views 3 Comments

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
# Gambling
# Gambling

Surge on online betting sends Paddy Power profit up 16 per cent

Mar 5th 2012, 9:05 AM 1,077 Views 6 Comments

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

Bizarre publicity photo of the day
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

Bizarre publicity photo of the day

Feb 22nd 2012, 2:10 PM 9,452 Views 15 Comments

What’s going on here?

# bookmakers - Monday 28 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 28th 2011, 3:23 PM 312 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'

Oct 26th 2011, 5:48 PM 4,538 Views 102 Comments

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

Ten things you (probably) didn't know about Cheltenham
# Did You Know?
From The42
# Did You Know?

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

Mar 16th 2011, 11:51 AM 726 Views 0 Comments

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
# Paddy Power
# Paddy Power

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

Mar 7th 2011, 8:08 AM 801 Views 0 Comments

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

# bookmakers - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost...
# Jobs
# Jobs

Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost...

Nov 17th 2010, 4:07 PM 645 Views 0 Comments

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