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Why Paddy Power’s Pistorius Campaign Harms All

The public and media backlash over the Paddy Power Oscar Pistorius Money Back Campaign, could not have come at a worse time for all UK gambling operators. Only this week The House of Lords has been debating further and more stringent advertising regulation of the sector. Furthermore gambling operators are being attacked daily by media commentators and politicians. Put simply …

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ASA Pulls Paddy Power Oscar Pistorius Money Back Campaign

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA),  has ordered Irish sports betting operator Paddy Power to remove its controversial ‘money-back’ campaign focused on the trail of South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. The controversial advert depicts a photograph of Oscar Pistorius superimposed on a statue of an Academy Awards Oscar (award). The advert communicates as its tagline “It’s Oscar Time. Money …

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5% profit growth marks ‘good year’ for Paddy Power

Paddy Power chief executive Patrick Kennedy has hailed another ‘good year’ for the bookmaker, which has marked growth in every division, particularly online which now delivers over three quarters of the group’s profits. The firm has reported a 17.5% upturn in revenues to €745m (£613m) for 2013, and record profit before tax of €141m (£116m), up 5% on 2012, despite …

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UK Betting Heavyweights Support ABB Code

UK gambling operators have come together to support the recent launch of the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB)  Code for Responsible Gambling and Player Protection. The code will come into action on the 1st of March 2014, and will look to bring new best practices for better protection of  UK betting and gambling customers. The newly designed code implemented by the ABB, …

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Paddy Show Best Value in January 2014

Paddy Power had an incredible 109 money-back offers during the course of January according to the latest monthly report from the leading online affiliate and betting service, FREEBETS.com. The bookmaker was one of only two of the 19 leading layers analysed by the FREEBETS.com team to promote more than 100 total offers during January. Betway had 104 and William Hill …

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Freebets.com – Bet365 Tops Xmas Value Back Offers

bet365 scooped the FREEBETS.com award for the best money-back bookmaker during December, adding to its November title, and giving one of the world’s largest online oddsmakers a third crown since leading affiliate site and sports betting service FREEBETS.com started their market-leading analysis in May 2013. The Stoke-based layer came up trumps ahead of William Hill and Paddy Power with four …

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Paddy Power Kim Jong Un Gifts – Contravene UN Sanctions

Irish news sources report that sports betting operator Paddy Power may have presented giftes to North Korean Republic leader – Kim Jong Un. Reports suggest that the Irish gaming operator presented the leader of North Korea with gifts that included Irish Whiskey set. These gifts may have contravened with current UN sanctions. The bookmaker faced criticism of its PR and …

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William Reeve Set To Leave Paddy Power

William Reeve the Head of Operations for Irish igaming operator Paddy Power has announced that he intends to step down from his current position, in order to pursue personal commercial opportunities outside of igaming. Reeve had held the position of Head of Operations for the Dublin based operator for just over one year, prior to his operational role Mr Reeve …

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