Saturday 23 September 2017

Kim Bielenberg: Paddy Powers ahead – but at what cost?

PA
PA

Stewart Kenny, one of the brains behind Paddy Power, has been known to remark: "You’re never going to make money out of gambling.’’

That may be true of the ordinary mug who queues down at his local betting shop to place €20 on the 2.30 at Kilbeggan; or the desperado tapping away relentlessly at his laptop while he plays a poker game.







But the shrewd men who set up Paddy Power have shown that there are fortunes to be made from gambling.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Don't Miss