Tag Archives: Ireland
- Fantasy sports giant DraftKings eyes Ireland launch
August 18, 2017
US-based daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings is once again setting its sights across the Atlantic Ocean after state regulators thumbed down its merger with DFS rival FanDuel. Fora reported that the leading American fantasy sports operator is looking to bring its gaming service to Ireland before the year ends. The...
- Horse Racing Ireland push for betting tax hikes; punter will pay
August 8, 2017
Horse Racing Ireland is proposing that the Minister of Finance increase betting tax from 1% to 2.5%, and exchange commissions from 15% to 37.5% and the punter will pay. Irish punters should be preparing for an increase in betting tax, after a petition submitted to the Irish Department of Finance...
- New Irish bill raises gambling age to 18
July 13, 2017
The government of Ireland has approved a legislation that will change the age limit for all forms of gambling. On Tuesday, ministers from the Irish cabinet approved the new Courts and Civil Liabilities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, paving the way for the modernization of the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956, The...
- KAX Media rebrands as Gambling.com group
June 23, 2017
KAX Media has re-branded as Gambling.com Group as of May 18th, 2017. The new name enables the Group to take better advantage of its unique asset, the domain name Gambling.com, and communicate its business focus more directly. The new name only applies to the Group’s holding company. The Group will continue...
- Boylesports founder giving up CEO role, mulling deal for 100 UK betting shops
June 5, 2017
The founder of Irish bookmaker Boylesports plans to step down as CEO and name a replacement from within the family-owned business. On Sunday, the Independent reported that Boylesports founder and CEO John Boyle intends to resign his chief executive role later this year and transition to a new role as...
- Ireland mulls shifting betting tax burden from operator to punter
May 23, 2017
Ireland is mulling changes to its gambling tax regime that could shift some of the burden from operators to punters. Last Friday, Ireland’s Department of Finance announced that it had launched a review of the mid-2015 imposition of new taxes on online bookmakers and exchange betting operators. The review is...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Lottoland disrupting lottery monopolies in Germany, Ireland
March 16, 2017
Fantasy sports giant DraftKings eyes Ireland launch
August 18, 2017