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Not So Sleepy silences critics with second Betfair romp
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# Back-to-back

Not So Sleepy silences critics with second Betfair romp

Dec 19th 2020, 4:47 PM 1,483 Views 0 Comments

Morrison’s charismatic performer gets it right again at Ascot.

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled
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Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled

Oct 16th 2018, 12:00 PM 18,600 Views 38 Comments

The British Gambling Commission also found that PPB “failed to adequately interact with customers who were displaying signs of problem gambling”.

Higher gambling taxes have made Ireland one of the world's 'most penal' betting markets
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# Policy And Economy

Higher gambling taxes have made Ireland one of the world's 'most penal' betting markets

Oct 11th 2018, 3:44 PM 3,521 Views 4 Comments

The duty was increased to 2% in yesterday’s budget – leading to a backlash from bookmakers.

Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger
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Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger

Apr 5th 2016, 10:06 AM 17,482 Views 27 Comments

It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.

Paddy Power and Betfair are getting into bed together - but who'll wear the pants?
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# Paddy Fair

Paddy Power and Betfair are getting into bed together - but who'll wear the pants?

Aug 26th 2015, 10:16 AM 14,059 Views 16 Comments

It’s going to be bad news for the competition, experts say.

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don't really care
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# Only One Winner

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don't really care

Mar 10th 2015, 4:55 PM 20,979 Views 14 Comments

It’s not just about getting their hands on your money for one or two races, you see.

Liverpool's draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million
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# Agony

Liverpool's draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million

Jan 25th 2015, 12:56 PM 8,026 Views 4 Comments

The individual almost pulled off an unlikely coup from an initial £10 bet.

Are these the greatest FA Cup upsets ever? From The42

Are these the greatest FA Cup upsets ever?

Jan 15th 2014, 4:55 PM 21,517 Views 28 Comments

We think so.

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic
# Havin' The Twaic
# Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic

Jul 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25,622 Views 20 Comments

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

Remember betting on all these guys to be the next United boss over the past 10 years?
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# Flutter

Remember betting on all these guys to be the next United boss over the past 10 years?

May 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,122 Views 4 Comments

One of the longest-running betting markets ever is about to close.

Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day
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Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day

Dec 5th 2012, 7:05 AM 7,388 Views 7 Comments

The betting company gave away petrol and Christmas trees in previous years, but this year it is giving away… turkeys.

A man accidentally called his wife Kauto Star when they were in bed together
# Horse Play
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# Horse Play

A man accidentally called his wife Kauto Star when they were in bed together

Nov 16th 2012, 12:24 PM 1,399 Views 0 Comments

Don’t try this at home.

Noonan unveils new laws to regulate offshore bookies
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Noonan unveils new laws to regulate offshore bookies

Jul 19th 2012, 9:32 PM 5,328 Views 12 Comments

The Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012 may also encourage other bookmakers to develop their presence in Ireland.

That Eamon Dunphy is some clown, isn't he?
# Nice Threads
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# Nice Threads

That Eamon Dunphy is some clown, isn't he?

Jun 19th 2012, 2:51 PM 11,557 Views 24 Comments

Shoppers and passers-by were greeted by quite a surreal sight on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Tuesday morning.

'Keane has lost the plot. He should respect Irish fans' - Dunphy
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# Response

'Keane has lost the plot. He should respect Irish fans' - Dunphy

Jun 15th 2012, 4:27 PM 10,121 Views 68 Comments

The RTE pundit says Roy Keane’s criticism of supporters in Gdansk was “disgraceful” and “unfair”.

Here's your 'inappropriately-placed QR code' pic of the day
# Hmmmm
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# Hmmmm

Here's your 'inappropriately-placed QR code' pic of the day

May 2nd 2012, 12:57 PM 1,551 Views 0 Comments

And they said QR codes were going out of fashion…

Caption time: what was Fergie saying on his mobile today?
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# Can You Hear Me Now

Caption time: what was Fergie saying on his mobile today?

Feb 17th 2012, 6:09 PM 904 Views 10 Comments

The What A Friend owner was a face in the crowd at Betfair Free Friday at Newbury Racecourse earlier.

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury
# Runners And Riders
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# Runners And Riders

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury

Feb 17th 2012, 8:25 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

With some top Cheltenham contenders set to go to post, Declan Smyth picks us a few winners from today’s rescheduled card at Newbury.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Jan 12th 2012, 9:02 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

Check in for your early round-up of all the biggest sports stories.

Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco
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# Betfair Row

Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco

Jan 11th 2012, 5:16 PM 2,840 Views 0 Comments

The exchange says it will make payments to some customers affected by its decision to void in-running bets on the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle.

'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder
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# Sorry

'I was devastated' says Betfair chief after Leopardstown blunder

Dec 30th 2011, 4:26 PM 1,396 Views 0 Comments

Betting exchange boss Stephen Morana says lessons have been learned from Christmas Festival fiasco.

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Dec 29th 2011, 4:44 PM 3,826 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know before you head out the door: the Betfair controversy, an investigation into the death of a man in Dublin; and students have their say on Junior Cert reforms.

Betfair defends decision to void Leopardstown bets
# Betfair Controversy
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# Betfair Controversy

Betfair defends decision to void Leopardstown bets

Dec 29th 2011, 1:49 PM 4,380 Views 8 Comments

The gambling giant has moved to repair its reputation after an “obvious technical fault” saw them void €25m of winning bets yesterday.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Dec 28th 2011, 7:50 PM 4,502 Views 0 Comments

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.

Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’
# Uh Oh
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# Uh Oh

Betfair pins €25m Leopardstown blunder on ‘obvious technical fault’

Dec 28th 2011, 5:09 PM 13,426 Views 16 Comments

The exchange has voided all in-running bets on the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown after €1.9m was matched on the winner at 28/1.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Dec 28th 2011, 4:56 PM 4,230 Views 1 Comment

Today’s 5 at 5: Cowen’s take on social welfare fraud figures, Betfair launches investigation into possible €25 million payout – and Twitter users are unimpressed with the Guardian’s Jedward editorial…

WATCH: Skydivers place bet on Ireland in mid air
# Daring
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# Daring

WATCH: Skydivers place bet on Ireland in mid air

Nov 14th 2011, 4:07 PM 443 Views 0 Comments

Betfair constructed the world’s first QR code made completely from footballs earlier today.

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'
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# Race For The Áras

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'

Oct 26th 2011, 5:48 PM 4,541 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.

Trash your Tevez shirt: Manchester to unite over jersey amnesty?
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# Dump It!

Trash your Tevez shirt: Manchester to unite over jersey amnesty?

Oct 20th 2011, 1:43 PM 1,786 Views 2 Comments

They might not agree on much, but United and City fans see eye-to-eye on the wantaway Argentinian.

Ballydoyle riders escape suspension for laying horses
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# Gamble

Ballydoyle riders escape suspension for laying horses

Sep 28th 2011, 11:30 AM 446 Views 0 Comments

Exercise riders Kaname Tsuge and Gosuke Motoki found to have bet against O’Brien’s horses over a three-year period.

Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate
# GE11
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# GE11

Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate

Feb 15th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,414 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny’s solid performance sees the odds of a resounding Fine Gael victory shorten with the major bookmakers.

Betfair creates 100 jobs in Dublin
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Betfair creates 100 jobs in Dublin

Nov 2nd 2010, 11:26 AM 132 Views 0 Comments