Tag Archives: Irish National Lottery
- Irish National Lottery chief denies tax advice claim
February 8, 2017
The Irish National Lottery has found itself at the center of a controversy stemming from a claim of a previous lotto winner that the agency gave him advice on how to avoid tax. Lotto boss Dermot Griffin took a defensive stance on Tuesday amid calls from Senator Kevin Humphreys for...
- Irish National Lottery website knocked offline by DDoS attack
January 23, 2016
Ireland’s National Lottery has become the latest gambling operator to be hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. While nowhere near the recent $1.6b Powerball jackpot in the US, Wednesday’s €12m prize was the biggest the Irish Lottery had offered in 18 months. But unknown hackers knocked the...
- Ireland online betting tax to begin mid-year; senator fears online “lotto zombies”
March 5, 2015
Ireland-facing online gambling operators will start paying the new online betting tax this year after legislators finally approved their oft-delayed legislation. On Thursday, Irish finance minister Michael Noonan said the Betting (Amendment) Bill had been sent to President Michael Higgins for signing, marking the culmination of a torturous process that...
- Ad men: Unibet up Aussie game; Stan James piss off Chester; Irish Lottery go guru; Betfred give you the finger
May 10, 2014
Malta-licensed online gambling operator Unibet has tapped advertising outfit Leo Burnett Sydney to boost its profile in the highly competitive Aussie betting market. Despite having launched two years ago, Unibet’s Down Under operations barely warranted a mention in the company’s Q1 earnings report. Unibet Australia GM Patrik Andersson said Leo...
- Intralot Sign a 10-Year Deal With Premier Lotteries Ireland
March 25, 2014
Intralot sign a 10-year deal to be the technology provider of choice for the Irish Lottery, and plan to take over the reigns from the current incumbent Gtech at the end of the year. The menu at the Irish Lottery canteen is dropping pasta and pizza in favor of Taramosalata...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017