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Flutter Entertainment chief executive Peter Jackson calculates that gamblers around the world wager about $450 billion a year, but “only 11 per cent of that is online”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Flutter Entertainment’s reach for the Stars could turn the Irish group into the world’s biggest betting business. The plan to merge with Toronto-liste(...)

Petrol stations are losing millions of euro a year due to customers driving off without paying.

Renewable energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor is seeking to raise €10 million of investment for his latest venture, Supernode, which aims to develop te(...)

Sky will show a minimum of one gambling ad per commercial break from the start of the next Premier League season. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sky have responded to growing concerns about the number of gambling advertisements on television by announcing that they will show a maximum of one pe(...)

In 2015 Roy Keane took legal action against Paddy Power over a ‘Braveheart’ advertisement.

The amount of gambling advertising in sport is becoming problematic for fans, and in particular children, according to leading figures in the bookmaki(...)

Paddy Power’s advertisements are some of the most controversial in the gambling industry. Photo: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sports gambling is becoming increasingly ingrained in social culture in Ireland with technology the driving force behind it, but the issue on the othe(...)

A 2017 report from Barclays forecast that Paddy Power  would lose about £60 million in annual turnover if the Fixed-odds terminals stake was cut to £2. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

No good deed shall go unpunished. It’s a well-worn phrase but one that must strike Peter Jackson and his team at Paddy Power Betfair as depressingly a(...)

Members of the Paddy Power board in 2012: David Power, William Reeve, Stewart Kenny and David Johnston. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Bookmaker and Paddy Power co-founder David Power is retiring from the business following next month’s Cheltenham jumps’ racing festival. Mr Power (71(...)

Micksgarage founders Mick and Ciaran Crean. “We are trialling a fitting network. Some of our customers fit their own accessories, but others are DIFM [do it for me] customers.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Micksgarage, the online retailer of car parts and accessories backed by a number of corporate heavy hitters, is planning to launch “an Airbnb for gara(...)

Marian shrine: Paddy Power seems to have a policy of carefully calibrated offence – although the village of Knock at night is surely a bit of a soft target. Photograph: Paul Sharp

Something interesting happened this week. The Daily Edge, the entertainment-news arm of thejournal.ie, posted an utterly tasteless satire about Electr(...)

Ken Robertson of Paddy Power:  his favourite marketing campaign related to the Oscar Pistorius trial in South Africa, which has become the most complained about ad in the UK and was pulled by the company. Photograph: Norton Associates Dublin

Paddy Power Betfair’s advertising director, Ken Robertson, is to leave the bookmaker later this year to set up his own creative business. Mr Roberts(...)

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