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#Gambling

# gambling - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham Place Your Bets

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

# gambling - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos A Beaten Docket

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos

Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men earlier today as part of a wider operation.

# gambling - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power encouraged gambler until he lost his job, family and home – report Serious Failings

Paddy Power encouraged gambler until he lost his job, family and home – report

An investigation by the UK Gambling Commission found some oversights on the part of the company.

# gambling - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino Kenya

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino

The man reportedly flew into a rage after losing about €260.

# gambling - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company Gambling

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

# gambling - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Powerball jackpot is now $1.5bn and people are going nuts Money Money Money This post contains images

# gambling - Friday 20 November, 2015

The Premier League bets to consider this weekend

The bread-and-butter football is back after this week’s international excitement.

# gambling - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From Business ETC Inside the lucrative and cut-throat world of US fantasy sports Blood Sport

Inside the lucrative and cut-throat world of US fantasy sports

Welcome to the wild west of online gaming.

# gambling - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Everton’s late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night

This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.

# gambling - Friday 25 September, 2015

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

United to hit the net early and other tips to consider for this weekend’s fixtures.

# gambling - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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

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

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

# gambling - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent is one of the biggest underdogs in boxing history

Mayweather is listed as 1/200 with some bookmakers

# gambling - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia Organised Crime

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# gambling - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do you know someone with a ‘secret’ gambling problem? Smartphones

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.

# gambling - Sunday 17 May, 2015

‘I couldn’t see a way out. My intention was to end my life’, says former snooker champion

Willie Thorne has revealed he attempted suicide last year after racking up a reported £1m in gambling debts.

# gambling - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ladbrokes restructuring could mean 200+ job loses A Beaten Docket

Ladbrokes restructuring could mean 200+ job loses

It has been reported today that as many as 60 stores could be set to close.

# gambling - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don’t really care Only One Winner

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

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

From Business ETC These guys have made a million-euro company from your office ‘last man standing’ comps Ker-ching!

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

From Business ETC One of Dublin’s two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold Race Is Run

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

From Business ETC Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs A Dog's Life

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

From Business ETC Canny punters give Paddy’s profits a €34 million kicking Paddy Whacked

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.

From Business ETC Online gambling should offer players spending limits and alerts – Commission Play Fair

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

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

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.

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