Tag Archives: Paddy Power

Paddy Power shows its gay-supporting side with Rainbow Laces equality campaign

Good Heavens, here’s something intelligent from Ireland’s favourite bookmaker Paddy Power. The betting outfit, notorious for its ‘look at me I’m funny’ ads, has teamed with equality charity Stonewall and the Gay Football Supporters Association (wonder how many members they ...

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Paddy Power makes a surprising ‘marketing leader’

The UK’s Marketing Society has announced its line-up of candidates to be ‘Marketing Leader of the Year 2014’ and here they are: *Abi Comber, head of brand and marketing, British Airways *Peter Duffy, group commercial director – customer, marketing and ...

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Paddy Power wins bad taste handicap with Oscar stunt

What is it about (some of) the Irish? As the world wearies of noted Irish joker Michael O’Leary of Ryanair, his war on passengers and penchant for unfunny ads and stunts, Irish bookie Paddy Power has succeeded in outraging over ...

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Paddy Power and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un home in on the Stadium of Light

There’s no such thing as good taste where Paddy Power is concerned and the Irish turf accountant has excelled himself with this ad/online film supposing that North Korean leader (and fruitcake) Kim Jong-un (that’s him, not Paddy Power) has taken ...

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Bookmaker Paddy Power does Jesus for Italy launch

Buccaneering Irish bookie Paddy Power has launched in Italy, scene of an ongoing football match-fixing scandal. Why overpaid footballers should need the money is a mystery to the rest of us, but there you are. So who better than Jesus ...

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Paddy Power is the big winner in the UK ad complaints stakes

Buccaneering bookmaker Paddy Power (a real person, see pic) managed to attract 1313 complaints for his firm’s notorious ‘blind footballer kicking a cat up a tree’ commercial in 2010, the third highest in a year since regulator the Advertising Standards ...

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Cardiff demolishes Paddy Power Ryder Cup stunt

Cheeky Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has for once been thwarted in its latest branding stunt, after Cardiff Council forced it to demolish a Hollywood Hills style billboard opposite Celtic Manor, the home of the Ryder Cup. adobe creative suite 6 ...

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