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Uefa to investigate Ibrahimovic's alleged betting company investment
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# Zlatan

Uefa to investigate Ibrahimovic's alleged betting company investment

Apr 26th 2021, 7:34 PM 5,677 Views 1 Comment

The Swede is reported to have invested in Malta-based site Bethard.

Nube Negra worth a punt at 5/1 in the first big race of the Punchestown Festival
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# Preview

Nube Negra worth a punt at 5/1 in the first big race of the Punchestown Festival

Apr 26th 2021, 4:10 PM 2,970 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Ward takes you through Tuesday’s feature race, the William Hill Champion Chase.

3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high
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# Tips

3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high

Mar 18th 2021, 2:09 PM 7,437 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Ward takes you through Friday’s racing with the latest William Hill prices.

3 tips that represent good value for Thursday's racing at Cheltenham
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# Prestbury Park

3 tips that represent good value for Thursday's racing at Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 5,903 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward looks ahead to the day’s stand-out races, including the Ryanair Chase.

3 outside bets for St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham
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3 outside bets for St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2021, 11:02 AM 5,827 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward looks ahead to Wednesday’s racing at the Festival.

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
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# Problem Gambling

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,073 Views 58 Comments

Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.

Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban
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# Development

Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban

Jan 18th 2021, 12:38 PM 2,717 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old Atletico Madrid and defender was hit with a 10-week suspension last month.

Trippier told friend to 'lump on' him joining Atletico Madrid from Spurs via WhatsApp
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Trippier told friend to 'lump on' him joining Atletico Madrid from Spurs via WhatsApp

Jan 5th 2021, 6:04 PM 15,898 Views 12 Comments

The England full-back was banned for 10 weeks and fined by the FA’s independent regulatory commission, although that has since been suspended pending an appeal.

UK began a landmark review into its gambling laws this week - Ireland doesn't even have a regulator yet
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UK began a landmark review into its gambling laws this week - Ireland doesn't even have a regulator yet

Dec 12th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,264 Views 13 Comments

Legislation that would create a regulator in Ireland was first proposed by the government seven years ago.

Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates
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# Phase Two Plus

Betting companies seek clarity from the government about reopening dates

Jun 18th 2020, 4:16 PM 20,462 Views 35 Comments

Many bookies believed they were permitted to reopen last week.

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests
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# Bingo

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests

Dec 5th 2019, 11:19 AM 11,768 Views 18 Comments

It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.

'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings
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# Bingo

'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings

Dec 3rd 2019, 2:55 PM 19,625 Views 30 Comments

Around 50 bingo players were bussed to the Dáil this morning to protest a bill that they say could see their winnings cut in half.

'No compelling case': Minister slaps down calls for betting tax change ahead of Budget
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# Betting Duty

'No compelling case': Minister slaps down calls for betting tax change ahead of Budget

Sep 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,690 Views 17 Comments

Minister Donohoe said his officials had “insufficient legal certainty” to change how it taxes the sector.

3 top bets to consider for Friday's racing at Punchestown
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# Tips

3 top bets to consider for Friday's racing at Punchestown

May 1st 2019, 4:21 PM 4,612 Views 3 Comments

Thom Malone reveals his picks for the Kildare course, where the Champion Hurdle is today’s feature.

It's Irish Grand National Day and we've got expert tips worth considering
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# Fairyhouse Festival

It's Irish Grand National Day and we've got expert tips worth considering

Apr 18th 2019, 12:12 PM 7,007 Views 1 Comment

There’s another big day of racing at Fairyhouse, and Heed Your Hunch is here to help if you fancy a flutter.

Paul Scholes charged after allegedly placing 140 football bets over 3-year period
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# Gambling

Paul Scholes charged after allegedly placing 140 football bets over 3-year period

Apr 16th 2019, 4:22 PM 15,889 Views 21 Comments

The ex-Man United and England midfielder has until 26 April to respond.

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
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# Match-Fixing

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out

Oct 5th 2018, 1:50 PM 4,359 Views 1 Comment

Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'
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# Tuam

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'

Apr 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,197 Views 17 Comments

The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies
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# Gambling

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies

Feb 24th 2018, 1:26 PM 14,364 Views 63 Comments

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

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules
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# Betting

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

Oct 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 5,989 Views 3 Comments

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

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

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

Oct 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,558 Views 2 Comments

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

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’
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# Interview

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’

Oct 1st 2017, 10:01 AM 50,278 Views 62 Comments

Professional gambler Harry Findlay chats to The42 about a life of sporting highs and lows.

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

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

Aug 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 29,385 Views 97 Comments

The ex-billionaire is taking a punt on QuinnBet.

Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill
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Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 10,069 Views 42 Comments

Horse Racing Ireland wants to see an increase in the rate of betting duty and commission on gross profits.

Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced
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# Verdict

Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced

Jul 27th 2017, 8:17 PM 6,825 Views 13 Comments

His ban from football now expires on 1 June 2018 instead of 25 October 2018.

'Manipulating matches' among 3 charges brought against Athlone Town members
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# Investigation

'Manipulating matches' among 3 charges brought against Athlone Town members

Jul 8th 2017, 2:36 PM 3,608 Views 1 Comment

A statement added that a hearing with the Independent Disciplinary Committee will take place on 3 August.

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners
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# Betting Irregularities

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners

Jun 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 3,319 Views 4 Comments

FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin says they are close to completing their investigation into Athlone Town.

FAI launch investigation after irregular betting patterns in League of Ireland game
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# LOI

FAI launch investigation after irregular betting patterns in League of Ireland game

May 3rd 2017, 6:17 PM 16,640 Views 16 Comments

Uefa sent a detailed report to the FAI after the game between Athlone Town and Longford Town.

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

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

Apr 26th 2017, 8:03 PM 31,706 Views 64 Comments

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

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world
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# Nosedive

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world

Feb 10th 2017, 4:51 PM 22,908 Views 39 Comments

Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.

Joey Barton is officially a Premier League player again
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# Return

Joey Barton is officially a Premier League player again

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:56 AM 7,565 Views 8 Comments

As expected, the midfielder has returned to his former club on a deal until the end of the 2016-17 season.

Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early
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# Risky

Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early

Oct 19th 2016, 10:03 AM 14,235 Views 107 Comments

Trump’s odds are now at 9/2, representing an 18.2% chance of winning.

US Open tennis match under investigation over suspicious betting
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# On Alert

US Open tennis match under investigation over suspicious betting

Sep 7th 2016, 8:34 PM 9,889 Views 9 Comments

The first round clash between Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is being looked into.

Betting suspended as Luke Donald heavily backed to be one of Clarke's captain's picks
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# Odds On

Betting suspended as Luke Donald heavily backed to be one of Clarke's captain's picks

Aug 29th 2016, 7:38 PM 6,724 Views 2 Comments

The former world number one is fancied to be named alongside Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer tomorrow.

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing
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# Corruption

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing

Jul 6th 2016, 1:04 PM 8,487 Views 6 Comments

Limerick man Leo Fernandez has been suspended until August 2017 and fined €2,000.

5 betting tips to earn you almost as much money as Conor McGregor from UFC 196
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# UFC 196

5 betting tips to earn you almost as much money as Conor McGregor from UFC 196

Mar 1st 2016, 9:50 AM 14,243 Views 14 Comments

Which way do you see this weekend’s main event going?

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets
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# Drugs And Gambling

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets

Feb 20th 2016, 6:45 AM 17,505 Views 21 Comments

He applied for the money to be returned.

The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win
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# Starlizard

The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win

Feb 14th 2016, 12:00 PM 72,284 Views 16 Comments

Tony Bloom is a name unfamiliar to many. But the man, and his company Starlizard, make an absolute fortune out of betting markets like the English Premier League.

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company
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Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

Jan 20th 2016, 3:06 PM 27,767 Views 14 Comments

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

Conor Murphy, the Corkman who won a million on a Cheltenham gamble
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# DREAM DOCKET

Conor Murphy, the Corkman who won a million on a Cheltenham gamble

Dec 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 34,976 Views 4 Comments

He put 50 quid on three horses and it paid out big time.

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