BoyleSports revenue nears €1.5 billion

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Revenues at BoyleSports, the Irish betting chain, are now approaching €1.5 billion a year, fuelled by growth in its online mobile platform and further expansion of its retail operation.

John Boyle, the company’s founder and chairman, said that profits were now double what they were at the peak of the boom.

The company is unlimited and does not file publicly available accounts. The most recent turnover figure provided by the company was €1 ...