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Poll: How often do you gamble?
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# Your Say

Poll: How often do you gamble?

Aug 29th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,372 Views 80 Comments

Paddy Power says its profits are up as more people bet online – but we’re wondering how often you fancy a flutter.

Paddy Power pre-tax profits up 21 per cent despite some sports results
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# Results Are In

Paddy Power pre-tax profits up 21 per cent despite some sports results

Aug 29th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,806 Views 9 Comments

However, the “normalisation” of sports results has led to a 79 per cent increase in operating profit in Irish shops.

GALLERY: The 15 most valuable companies on the Irish Stock Exchange
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# Big Money

GALLERY: The 15 most valuable companies on the Irish Stock Exchange

Aug 19th 2012, 1:19 PM 17,705 Views 7 Comments

There’s been some speculation about some firms delisting from Dublin. Here are the 15 biggest ones trading here.

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row
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# London 2012

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row

Jul 25th 2012, 5:20 PM 28,341 Views 28 Comments

Paddy Power celebrate a “victory for common sense” after LOCOG agree to let controversial ad campaign stand.

Paddy Power exec goes undercover on TV show
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Paddy Power exec goes undercover on TV show

Jul 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 11,933 Views 7 Comments

What happens when a Paddy Power board member goes undercover at the company?

Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine
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# Pants

Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine

Jun 19th 2012, 3:05 PM 9,113 Views 30 Comments

The Denmark striker picked up a €100k fine for flashing his branded underwear during the Group B game with Portugal.

Bendtner fined, suspended for goal celebration
# Euro2012
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# Euro2012

Bendtner fined, suspended for goal celebration

Jun 18th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,104 Views 5 Comments

The Denmark striker will sit out the country’s next game and will have to stump up €100,000 to football chiefs. Ouch.

Yes side remains clear - but lead narrows - in latest referendum poll
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# Referendum

Yes side remains clear - but lead narrows - in latest referendum poll

May 18th 2012, 1:39 PM 2,993 Views 196 Comments

Red C’s poll for Paddy Power shows the No vote remaining on 31 per cent, but Yes has lost three points to ‘Don’t Know’.

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day
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# 3D

3D Corporate Financial Document of the Day

Apr 19th 2012, 9:55 PM 3,533 Views 4 Comments

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

12-leg soccer accumulator nets £24,546 for £1 bet
# Great Friday
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# Great Friday

12-leg soccer accumulator nets £24,546 for £1 bet

Apr 8th 2012, 4:43 PM 4,890 Views 7 Comments

One English punter stuck a £1 bet on the outcome of all 12 games in League 1 this weekend – and they all came in.

WrestleMania XXVIII: Sheamus wins World Heavyweight title in 18 seconds
# WWE
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# WWE

WrestleMania XXVIII: Sheamus wins World Heavyweight title in 18 seconds

Apr 2nd 2012, 11:31 AM 2,173 Views 8 Comments

The Dubliner didn’t waste any time at Florida’s Sun Life Stadium last night.

Latest poll: Labour supporters prefer Enda Kenny to their own Eamon Gilmore
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# Red C

Latest poll: Labour supporters prefer Enda Kenny to their own Eamon Gilmore

Mar 30th 2012, 6:42 PM 2,592 Views 41 Comments

Fine Gael has secured 35 per cent support – about the same share as they had during last year’s General Election.

Paddy Power hopes to make Italy some offers it can't refuse
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# Taking A Punt

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

Mar 6th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,736 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 5th 2012, 9:05 AM 1,079 Views 6 Comments

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.

IN VIDEO: Ruby Walsh discusses the Gold Cup, Kauto Star and Kaiser Chiefs
# Brief Encounter
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# Brief Encounter

IN VIDEO: Ruby Walsh discusses the Gold Cup, Kauto Star and Kaiser Chiefs

Mar 3rd 2012, 5:51 PM 303 Views 0 Comments

The jockey recently sat down with Paddy Power for a quick-fire interview.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 24th 2012, 7:57 PM 5,089 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly news round-up…

Controversial Paddy Power Ladies' Day ad pulled
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# Transgender

Controversial Paddy Power Ladies' Day ad pulled

Feb 24th 2012, 3:36 PM 8,342 Views 38 Comments

Having earlier given the ad its approval for airing, Clearcast yesterday apologised for any offence and said the ad should “no longer run” in its current format.

Bizarre publicity photo of the day
# What The...
# What The...

Bizarre publicity photo of the day

Feb 22nd 2012, 2:10 PM 9,457 Views 15 Comments

What’s going on here?

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 20th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,692 Views 1 Comment

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

Column: Frozen by Parkinson's, Ali still The Greatest
# Tributes
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# Tributes

Column: Frozen by Parkinson's, Ali still The Greatest

Feb 20th 2012, 1:57 PM 660 Views 0 Comments

‘They had come to honour The Greatest, though whether Muhammad Ali remembered who they were or knew what it was all about was a matter of speculation.’

Call for 'transphobic' Paddy Power advert to be withdrawn
# Transgender
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# Transgender

Call for 'transphobic' Paddy Power advert to be withdrawn

Feb 20th 2012, 1:19 PM 12,091 Views 206 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network Ireland has called the advert “deeply hurtful” – but Paddy Power says it was intended to be “a bit of mild mannered fun”.

Nearly a quarter don't know if they're liable for household charge - poll
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# Household Charge

Nearly a quarter don't know if they're liable for household charge - poll

Jan 12th 2012, 1:51 PM 3,106 Views 19 Comments

While 15 per cent of people say they will not pay the controversial tax, according to a Red C poll for Paddy Power.

A Spurs win tonight will net one lucky punter a £34k payday
# Nailbiter
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# Nailbiter

A Spurs win tonight will net one lucky punter a £34k payday

Nov 21st 2011, 4:56 PM 1,300 Views 5 Comments

How do we know? Because we are that punter… (yeah, right)

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 4,547 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.

Caption competition: What has Sean Gallagher been betting on?
# Caption Competition
# Caption Competition

Caption competition: What has Sean Gallagher been betting on?

Oct 15th 2011, 4:48 PM 2,063 Views 83 Comments

Sean Gallagher placed a charity bet on himself in Paddy Power earlier. We’ve blanked his betting slip to make way for your gags.

Higgins and Gallagher bolster leads in latest Áras opinion poll
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# Race For The Áras

Higgins and Gallagher bolster leads in latest Áras opinion poll

Oct 6th 2011, 1:53 PM 1,743 Views 43 Comments

Red C’s poll for Paddy Power affirms Higgins’ lead, with Sean Gallagher moving into second place ahead of Martin McGuinness.

Higgins holds commanding lead in latest Áras opinion poll
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# Race For The Áras

Higgins holds commanding lead in latest Áras opinion poll

Sep 8th 2011, 1:15 PM 674 Views 18 Comments

The Labour Party candidate is 12 points clear of Gay Mitchell, with independents making major ground on the frontrunners.

Paddy Power takes in €2.2 billion worth of bets in six months
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Paddy Power takes in €2.2 billion worth of bets in six months

Aug 30th 2011, 8:55 AM 536 Views 8 Comments

The bookmaker’s Irish shops take in €483m worth of bets in the first six months of 2011 but more and more punters are using their smartphones to make a bet.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 24th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,943 Views 0 Comments

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Punters can’t expect to gain from website mistake, bookmaker insists
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# Betting

Punters can’t expect to gain from website mistake, bookmaker insists

Aug 24th 2011, 1:48 PM 2,199 Views 12 Comments

Paddy Power says that while his company regrets posting incorrect odds on a Carling Cup match, they will not pay out to disappointed customers.

Tyrone girl Janet installed as early X Factor favourite
# Irish Eyes
# Irish Eyes

Tyrone girl Janet installed as early X Factor favourite

Aug 21st 2011, 1:17 PM 1,250 Views 20 Comments

Janet Devlin, 16, from Gortin in Co Tyrone, is the 7/2 favourite to win the series outright after her audition broadcast last night.

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate
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# Race For The Áras

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate

Aug 11th 2011, 1:05 PM 1,191 Views 77 Comments

Paddy Power’s RedC poll puts the as-yet-undeclared candidate as the most popular potential candidate in October’s election.

Watch: 'Dirty Dancing' to get 21st century makeover
# Swoon
# Swoon

Watch: 'Dirty Dancing' to get 21st century makeover

Aug 10th 2011, 12:26 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

Spouting the “Nobody puts Baby in the corner” quote will no longer be a sign that you’re a child of the ‘Eighties’.

Newsflash: unemployed caddy would work for Tiger Woods
# Obvious
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# Obvious

Newsflash: unemployed caddy would work for Tiger Woods

Jul 28th 2011, 8:14 AM 367 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power had veteran Irish caddy Colin Byrne at 7/2 to take over from Steve Williams as Tiger Woods’ caddy before anyone thought to ask for his thoughts on the matter. As it turns out, he’s okay with the idea.

The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange
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# Big Deals

The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange

Jul 26th 2011, 4:01 PM 33,255 Views 4 Comments

Some names you’ll probably know, and some you mightn’t – but, in terms of sheer value, here are the big boys.

Not-so-Jobless Paddy: Billboard jobseeker wins PR role with Paddy Power
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# Jobless Paddy

Not-so-Jobless Paddy: Billboard jobseeker wins PR role with Paddy Power

Jun 17th 2011, 1:53 PM 7,838 Views 33 Comments

Féilim Mac An Iomaire’s gamble with his last savings comes good: today he starts work with bookies Paddy Power.

Luck of the draw: the omens are good for Ireland's Eurovision hopefuls
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# Jedheads

Luck of the draw: the omens are good for Ireland's Eurovision hopefuls

May 12th 2011, 11:06 AM 1,549 Views 0 Comments

Jedward are last to perform in tonight’s second semi-final – but that hasn’t been hindered other acts in the past.