Tony is an ex Branch Manager with An Post (Irelands Postal Service). In June 2011 his gambling addiction came to light when it was discovered that he had stolen €1.75 million from the organisation to fuel his gambling addiction. As a result of this, he was sentenced to 3 years in Prison. While serving his sentence he re-educated himself and trained as a counsellor. He is currently working as a Gambling Addiction Counsellor and With EPIC Risk Management. His ambition is to use his personal and professional experience to help people struggling with problem gambling and to help make gambling safer for others. In March 2018, ‘Tony10’ was published by Gill books. It is co-written by Tony and tells the story of his gambling addiction highlighting how a €1 bet lead to a turnover of over 10 million in his online account.