Odds on Walsh’s resignation

Paddy Power.com prides itself on its boldness as a brand, but it steered clear of offering odds on the timing of the Taoiseach’s resignation.

5th April, 2008

Paddy Power.com prides itself on its boldness as a brand, but it steered clear of offering odds on the timing of the Taoiseach’s resignation.

Had it done so, it would have presumably made a fortune. The betting site hasn’t shown the same scruples about Willie Walsh, former Aer Lingus chief executive. Last week it was offering odds (three to one) that he would step down this year as chief executive of British...

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