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From The42 Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall Fingers Crossed

Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall

However, officials have announced the running order will be amended on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules Money Laundering Targeted

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules

New rules targeting money laundering were announced today by the government.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless' Addiction

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'

One treatment expert said he is concerned, in particular, about young people who can very quickly gamble all of their money away online.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Men armed with gun, knife and wrench rob bookies in separate incidents Investigation

Men armed with gun, knife and wrench rob bookies in separate incidents

Gardaí are investigating both robberies.

From TheJournal.ie Once the country's biggest independent bookmaker, Hackett's is now in liquidation Going Under

Once the country's biggest independent bookmaker, Hackett's is now in liquidation

The chain had already closed nearly three-quarters of its shops before finally going under.

From The42 Two leading bookmakers to stop taking bets on underage sports events in Ireland No More Wagers

Two leading bookmakers to stop taking bets on underage sports events in Ireland

Paddy Power and BoyleSports have taken the decision.

From The42 Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League Underdogs

Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League

The Foxes need just three points from their remaining three league games this season to be crowned champions.

From TheJournal.ie Man on the run after threatening bookies staff with hammer Armed Robbery

Man on the run after threatening bookies staff with hammer

The man made off with a sum of cash.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From The42 Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup? Easy Money

Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup?

Julian Savea of New Zealand is the hot favourite in this field.

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.

From TheJournal.ie This is how Paddy Power is posting its odds for the marriage referendum Marriage Ref

This is how Paddy Power is posting its odds for the marriage referendum

The Irish bookmakers has the ‘Yes’ side as 1/10 favourites.

From The42 Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions? Legend

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions?

Nick Townsend, close associate of Barney Curley and author of a new book on the professional gambler, tells us the tale.

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?

From TheJournal.ie There's a new man in the saddle at Paddy Power Changing Horses

There's a new man in the saddle at Paddy Power

Analysts said they’re unconcerned by Andy McCue’s lack of online experience.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Partial to a bit of betting? It's probably in your genes... Go On You Good Thing

Partial to a bit of betting? It's probably in your genes...

A study found that the genes in question affect the role of the chemical dopamine which is released in the brain, motivating people to seek rewards.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers Safety

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

There have been 569 robberies in betting shops across the country in the last three years.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Garda appeal after three masked men raid Clonsilla bookies Betting Shop

Garda appeal after three masked men raid Clonsilla bookies

The raid happened as a worker at the Boylesports in Clonsilla was opening up this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies North Dublin

Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies

A bookmakers and a shop were robbed within minutes of each other in north county Dublin earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Attempted armed robbery at Saggart bookmakers Attempted Robbery

Attempted armed robbery at Saggart bookmakers

A 34-year-old man entered the bookmakers last night, apparently armed with a handgun, and demanded cash.

From TheJournal.ie Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps Paddy Power

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

The success of the Irish owned bookmaker continues to grow thanks to online gambling.

From The42 Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week? Cheltenham 2013 This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?

It’s the calm before the Hurricane (Fly). But will you get involved with the racing this week?

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

From The42 You betcha! Check out the top three wagers of the GAA weekend Flutter

You betcha! Check out the top three wagers of the GAA weekend

Ewan MacKenna pencils in a handy treble ahead of the first real championship weekend of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Armed raiders make off with undisclosed sum from Clare robbery Crime

Armed raiders make off with undisclosed sum from Clare robbery

Two men wearing balaclavas and carrying a shotgun stole the cash from a betting shop in Ennis last night.

From TheJournal.ie 3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day 3D

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day

Paddy Power’s 2011 Annual Report is out this week – and almost all of its many illustrations are drawn in 3D.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse Taking A Punt

Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse

The Irish bookie has announced plans to enter into the Italian market ahead of Euro 2012, when the two countries will meet.

From TheJournal.ie Surge on online betting sends Paddy Power profit up 16 per cent Gambling

Surge on online betting sends Paddy Power profit up 16 per cent

Over €4.5 billion was bet with Paddy Power last year, sending its pre-tax profit up to €121m with dividends of €1 per share.

Bizarre publicity photo of the day

What’s going on here?

From The42 Bruce could be set for Sunderland exit, as bookies stop taking odds on exit Doubt

Bruce could be set for Sunderland exit, as bookies stop taking odds on exit

Fans have called for his sacking, after the club lost 2-1 to Wigan at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates' 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.

From The42 Ten things you (probably) didn't know about Cheltenham Did You Know? This post contains images

Ten things you (probably) didn't know about Cheltenham

Afraid of uncomfortable silences between races? Amaze (or bore) your friends and co-workers with some festival-themed trivia.

From TheJournal.ie One mobile phone bet made every three seconds at Paddy Power site Paddy Power

One mobile phone bet made every three seconds at Paddy Power site

Bookmaker group posts record profits – coming from online and overseas ventures.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost... Jobs

Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost...

…which Minister Batt O’Keeffe describes as aligned with the Government’s ‘pro-business policy environment’.