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#Gambling

# gambling - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 Betting adverts to be banned 'whistle-to-whistle' during live sports broadcasts in the UK Gambling

Betting adverts to be banned 'whistle-to-whistle' during live sports broadcasts in the UK

Between 28,000 and 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from a gambling disorder.

# gambling - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Poll: Should gambling companies be limited in how they advertise? Roll Of The Dice This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gambling companies be limited in how they advertise?

High profile GAA players have shared stories about how gambling addictions affected their lives – so should gambling ads be restricted?

# gambling - Friday 23 November, 2018

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules

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

# gambling - Friday 19 October, 2018

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money

The practice is particularly prevalent in Irish prisons.

# gambling - 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”.

# gambling - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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

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

# gambling - Saturday 18 August, 2018

The cost of playing the Lotto is going up

The cost of the Lotto Plus draws will both increase by 50 cent.

# gambling - Friday 17 August, 2018

Poll: Should gambling firms be able to sponsor sporting organisations/events? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gambling firms be able to sponsor sporting organisations/events?

The FAI is said to be considering cutting ties with betting firm, Ladbrokes.

# gambling - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'A gambler can lose everything in an instant, destroying countless lives around them in the process'

‘We probably won’t know the impact of online gambling on our society for another ten years’, writes John Halligan.

# gambling - Monday 30 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?

There’s a sharper focus on sports adverts and the detrimental effect they could have on young people.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# gambling - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I was a compulsive liar. I was a thief. I was doing whatever I could to con people'

Davy Glennon said his mother remortgaged the family home to repay his gambling debts.

# gambling - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From The42 'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them' In For A Penny This post contains videos

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'

We followed a bookmaker at Punchestown on the opening day to find out what a big festival is like from the bookies’ point-of-view, whether that’s big wins or losses.

# gambling - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing' Addiction This post contains videos

'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing'

Dublin boxer Keane McMahon talks to The42 about how a gambling addiction almost derailed his professional boxing career, just as it was starting.

# gambling - Saturday 24 February, 2018

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies

The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.

From The42 'It has become more intrinsic within the GAA... Gambling is the promise of a better life' GAA Congress 2018

'It has become more intrinsic within the GAA... Gambling is the promise of a better life'

Addiction counsellor Alan Martin speaks to The42 about his work with gambling addicts and a motion going before GAA Congress about sponsorship.

# gambling - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Man promised girlfriend he'd buy non-existent site for house, before gambling away over €22,000

Michael Williams has been jailed for nine months.

# gambling - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From The42 'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes' Chasing The Dragon

'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes'

Dublin Ladies’ kitman Willy O’Connor talks to The42 about his battle with gambling, and his road to recovery from a silent affliction.

# gambling - Monday 27 November, 2017

Long-delayed laws could restrict gambling advertising. So why do bookies want it?

The Gambling Control Bill has been gathering dust in Leinster House for almost five years, but all sides say it’s needed now.

# gambling - Friday 13 October, 2017

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# gambling - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 More problems for Athlone Town as forward handed seven-match ban for betting Gambling

More problems for Athlone Town as forward handed seven-match ban for betting

Jason Lyons has been sanctioned by the FAI.

# gambling - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 Raiders and Patriots top Super Bowl betting ahead of new season

Raiders and Patriots top Super Bowl betting ahead of new season

And more people think the Browns will lift the Vince Lombardi trophy than the Bengals.

# gambling - Friday 18 August, 2017

Seán Quinn is back in business with a new online betting venture

The ex-billionaire is taking a punt on QuinnBet.

# gambling - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

# gambling - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Minimum age limit for all forms of gambling to be set at 18

The new law also seeks to clarify the regulations surrounding lottos and raffles.

# gambling - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception

Darren Gleeson pleaded guilty to a breach of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.

# gambling - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever Quid Pro Quo

Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever

As the governing body rows back, clubs continue to roll around in a cesspit of sponsorship arrangements, regardless of the consequences.

# gambling - Monday 5 June, 2017

From The42 Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash MUG'S GAME

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash

Would you place a bet a race in which you didn’t know who the horses are?

# gambling - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling Judgment

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling

The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.

From The42 Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins By The Numbers

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins

The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.

# 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.

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