# Betfair

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# back-to-back
Not So Sleepy silences critics with second Betfair romp
Morrison’s charismatic performer gets it right again at Ascot.
# gambling commission
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”.
# policy and economy
Higher gambling taxes have made Ireland one of the world's 'most penal' betting markets
The duty was increased to 2% in yesterday’s budget – leading to a backlash from bookmakers.
# Job Losses
Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger
It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.
# paddy fair
Paddy Power and Betfair are getting into bed together - but who'll wear the pants?
It’s going to be bad news for the competition, experts say.
# 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.
# Agony
Liverpool's draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million
The individual almost pulled off an unlikely coup from an initial £10 bet.
Are these the greatest FA Cup upsets ever?
We think so.
# havin' the twaic
9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic
Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.
# Flutter
Remember betting on all these guys to be the next United boss over the past 10 years?
One of the longest-running betting markets ever is about to close.
# turkeys
Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day
The betting company gave away petrol and Christmas trees in previous years, but this year it is giving away… turkeys.
# Horse Play
A man accidentally called his wife Kauto Star when they were in bed together
Don’t try this at home.
# Gambling
Noonan unveils new laws to regulate offshore bookies
The Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012 may also encourage other bookmakers to develop their presence in Ireland.
# Nice Threads
That Eamon Dunphy is some clown, isn't he?
Shoppers and passers-by were greeted by quite a surreal sight on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Tuesday morning.
# response
'Keane has lost the plot. He should respect Irish fans' - Dunphy
The RTE pundit says Roy Keane’s criticism of supporters in Gdansk was “disgraceful” and “unfair”.
# Hmmmm
Here's your 'inappropriately-placed QR code' pic of the day
And they said QR codes were going out of fashion…
# can you hear me now
Caption time: what was Fergie saying on his mobile today?
The What A Friend owner was a face in the crowd at Betfair Free Friday at Newbury Racecourse earlier.
# Runners and Riders
Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury
With some top Cheltenham contenders set to go to post, Declan Smyth picks us a few winners from today’s rescheduled card at Newbury.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Thursday
Check in for your early round-up of all the biggest sports stories.
# Betfair Row
Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco
The exchange says it will make payments to some customers affected by its decision to void in-running bets on the Christmas Hurdle.
# Sorry
'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder
Betting exchange boss Stephen Morana says lessons have been learned from Christmas Festival fiasco.
# Betfair Controversy
Betfair defends decision to void Leopardstown bets
The gambling giant has moved to repair its reputation after an “obvious technical fault” saw them void €25m of winning bets yesterday.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In tonight’s Fix: A seventh person dies on the country’s roads over Christmas, why Betfair won’t be paying out €25 million, and the strangest pics from Kim Jong-Il’s funeral.
# Uh oh
Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’
The exchange has voided all in-running bets on the Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown after €1.9m was matched on the winner at 28/1.
# daring
WATCH: Skydivers place bet on Ireland in mid air
Betfair constructed the world’s first QR code made completely from footballs earlier today.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Dump it!
Trash your Tevez shirt: Manchester to unite over jersey amnesty?
They might not agree on much, but United and City fans see eye-to-eye on the wantaway Argentinian.
# Gamble
Ballydoyle riders escape suspension for laying horses
Exercise riders Kaname Tsuge and Gosuke Motoki found to have bet against O’Brien’s horses over a three-year period.
# GE11
Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate
Enda Kenny’s solid performance sees the odds of a resounding Fine Gael victory shorten with the major bookmakers.
# Betfair
Betfair creates 100 jobs in Dublin