Sunday 17 June 2018

Boyle from Co Down is the major shareholder in Boylesports, the biggest privately-owned betting firm in Ireland. As a young man, he gave up drinking and set up a bookies, which has become a major force in the Irish bookmaking landscape. A number of his children are involved in the business from which he stood down as CEO this year. The gambling industry is facing into a challenging time with more regulation being introduced.

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