#BettingPeople Interview DAVE O’REILLY Betting Industry Veteran 1/3
From Betting Rookie to Big Winner: My First Major Betting Win!
Dave O’Reilly has spent a lifetime in the betting industry, working with Mecca, Ladbrokes then rising through the ranks with Paddy Power. In that time he survived robberies and other hardships with the humour and big personality he’s become known for. Now a freelancer he spreads his time between opening betting shops, commentating live at the dogs and off tube for Ladbrokes, works on-course for AK Bets and in his spare time, marries people.
In Part 1, Dave talks about leaving Ireland as a young man, working for Mecca, then Ladbrokes where he was soon running his own shop then for Paddy Power when he moved back to Ireland. He also describes a hairy moment. #