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#Gambling

# gambling - 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.

# gambling - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?’ Bets Are Off This post contains videos

‘Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?’

The run-up to Cheltenham can be a very difficult time of year for those with a gambling addiction.

# gambling - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator warns of need to stop ‘Lotto junkies’ Step Away From The Internet

Senator warns of need to stop ‘Lotto junkies’

Will recent machine problems lead to a surge in online gambling?

# gambling - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power has been taking in record bets – but how many are winners? Cash Accumulators

Paddy Power has been taking in record bets – but how many are winners?

Last year was a big one for the betting chain.

# gambling - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip Bad Beat

The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip

This slip proves that the bookies know more about rugby than everyone except Joe Schmidt.

# gambling - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 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?

# gambling - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gamble online? You’re going to have to start paying tax on it Sure Thing

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.

# gambling - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you do the lotto? Winner Winner This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you do the lotto?

Would you buy a ticket every week or just the odd time?

# gambling - Saturday 31 January, 2015

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office ‘last man standing’ comps

The Irish company which runs the competitions in offices across the nation is barely a year old

# gambling - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

The roulette machines seized are worth an estimated £100,000 each.

# gambling - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

One of Dublin’s two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold

Planning permission for Harold’s Cross will be sought before it’s put on the market.

# gambling - Thursday 18 September, 2014

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish bookies won’t be subject to new UK gambling regulation Upping The Stakes

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Have you been affected by gambling? Social Roulette

Have you been affected by gambling?

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

# gambling - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power comes under fire over data breach Paddywhackery

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

From TheJournal.ie Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines Jackpot

Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines

Not from gambling themselves, we should add.

# gambling - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka says ‘No’ to casinos over prostitution fears Gambling

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

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out IF HE WALKS

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 The42 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 The42 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 The42 ‘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 The42 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 The42 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

From TheJournal.ie Ever wonder how likely you are to win on a scratch card? All Cash

# gambling - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The42 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

From TheJournal.ie At least three British footballers arrested on match-fixing charges Gambling

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 The42 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 The42 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 The42 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

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

From TheJournal.ie Law will regulate Ireland’s ‘new and dynamic’ gambling sector Casinos

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

From TheJournal.ie $591 million: Florida lottery winner is world’s richest lottery millionaire Ker-ching!

$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

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 The42 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 The42 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 The42 Having a bad Cheltenham Festival? Don’t worry, Floyd Mayweather lost $900k on one game Money
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