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NEWS: Bookies delighted with Ballybrit business
Mark Costello
The on-course layers believe there is still life in the betting ring yet
30 October 2020 Latest News
NEWS: Ladbrokes pitches likely to be sold by new owner
London bookmaker John Hooper has bought all Ladbrokes' pitches in Ireland but he expects to dispose of them
20 March 2020 Inside Racing
Bookmaker shops close for at least two weeks
Paddy Power and BoyleSports both announced on Monday they would be voluntarily closing down their shops
NEWS: Bookies consider withdrawal of service over fees dispute
The struggling layers want the racecourse to cut them some slack in the face of declining turnover
22 November 2019 Latest News
RYAN McELLIGOTT: Potential initiatives could benefit all parties
"An essential and integral part of the fabric of going racing is the betting ring"
18 January 2019 Inside Racing
Francis Hyland steps down from INBA post
Long-serving secretary and former chairman will continue to stand at Leinster racecourses
23 November 2018 Letters
No costs awarded in Dundalk Stadium case
Both the racecourse and the bookmakers have to pay around €1 million each
30 June 2017 Latest News
Dundalk betting ring legal fees estimated at €2 million
The bookmakers may have to pay the vast majority of this sum having lost an important court case this week
2 June 2017 Latest News
Bookies stuck outdoors this weekend
No shelter from the elements for the layers as dispute over pitch rules rumbles on
3 March 2017 Latest News
Letter to the Editor: How the machine killed the ring
Well-known racegoer Liam Heron laments the demise of the betting ring banter
20 January 2017 Letters
Bookmaker calls on Minister to help betting rings
Ireland's biggest on-course bookie says the licensing laws are too restrictive
20 January 2017 Latest News
Judge holds back on Dundalk bookmaker awards
Bookies face nervous wait on costs before final ruling on February 20th
6 February 2015 Latest News