IRISH JUDGE AFFIRMS THAT GAMBLNG DEBTS CANNOT BE ENFORCED
21st March, 2017 at 11:24:11
Judge cites 1956 Gaming and Lotteries Act, which states that "every contract by way of gaming or wagering is void."
Irish punters and operators alike were given a reminder Monday that gambling debts are unenforceable in the Republic when Judge Francis Comerford confirmed the fact, citing the 1956 Gaming and Lotteries Act, which asserts that "every contract by way of gaming or wagering is void."
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MINTBET GOES LIVE WITH FSB TECHNOLOGY
20th March, 2017 at 15:15:56
40-year-old Irish retail business dips its toe into online.
Independent Irish retail bookmaker, McBrides Racing Ltd, will expand to online with the launch of Mintbet.com in partnership with FSB Technology.
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BOYLESPORTS HAS BIG PLANS FOR THE UK RETAIL BETTING MARKET
17th March, 2017 at 14:21:15
Undeterred by the failure of its bid to acquire betting shops dropped as a result of the Ladbrokes Coral merger, Irish bookie remains determined to open more UK shops this year.
Irish media reports are that Boylesports, undeterred by a failure to secure UK betting shops dropped as a result of the Ladbrokes Coral merger (see previous reports) remains determined to expand its UK retail operations, and is planning on opening up to 25 additional outlets before the end of this year.
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LEOVEGAS SPORTS TO LAUNCH IN IRISH MARKET
15th February, 2017 at 19:27:22
Following additional license award.
LeoVegas has been awarded an Irish gaming license for the launch of its sportsbook to accompany its already established mobile gaming offer in the market.
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BOYLESPORTS IN EXPANSION MODE
19th January, 2017 at 15:47:39
Irish bookmaker acquires nine more betting shops.
The Irish bookmaking company Boylesports has furthered its expansion ambitions with the agreed acquisition of nine retail betting shops from independent bookmaker Bambury for an undisclosed consideration; the transaction now awaits the approval of the Irish competition authority.
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IRISH LAWMAKERS SET TO EXPEDITE LANGUISHING GAMBLING CONTROL BILL
30th December, 2016 at 06:56:09
Almost four years on, bill is still being ":crafted".
Irish lawmakers are hopeful that new gambling legislation replacing existing laws for gambling, will finally be voted on in the new year after languishing in the drafting process for almost four years.
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IRISH SPORTS MINISTER CONCERNED ABOUT PROBLEM GAMBLING AMONG PLAYERS
27th December, 2016 at 06:57:37
Singles out online gambling as a contributing cause.
Ireland's sports minister, Patrick O'Donovan, has voiced his concern over problem gambling among sports men and women, calling on the FAI, IRFU, and Olympic Council of Ireland to draw up concrete proposals to combat what he referred to as "the scourge" of online gambling.
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SIS BECOMES SOLE SUPPLIER FOR IRISH AND UK RACING DATA
23rd December, 2016 at 12:20:59
Ends licensing agreements with contracted data providers.
SIS has become the sole provider of core race day data from U.K and Irish horse and greyhound races, to the retail and online betting sector, having exited existing licensing agreements with contracted data providers.
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IRISH GAMBLING REGULATION REMAINS IN LIMBO
02nd November, 2016 at 07:07:13
Three years on, and little progress, says independent Irish politician.
Independent member of the Irish Dáil (parliamant) Maureen O'Sullivan, took the government to task this week over the lack of clarity and progress on Irish gambling laws three years after the Gambling Control Bill was passed.
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LADBROKES NOW OFFICIAL BETTING PARTNER FOR THE IRISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION.
01st September, 2016 at 15:33:54
MAINSTREAM MEDIA PICK UP ON ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR'S WOES
18th August, 2016 at 17:13:03
Seaniemac has reportedly accumulated $9.4 million in losses.
Seaniemac, an over-the-counter US penny stock company which entered the online casino sector in 2013, attracted the negative attention of the mainstream Independent newspaper this week as it attempted to raise new capital.
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BOYLE SPORTS IN GBP 100 MILLION BID FOR LADBROKES AND CORAL BETTING SHOPS
07th August, 2016 at 08:22:28
Irish bookmaking group wants those 350 to 400 retail outlets that the merged Ladbrokes-Coral giant will have to shed.
The 350 to 400 retail betting shops across the UK that the Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Ladbrokes and Coral to shed in order to proceed with their planned GBP 2.3 billion merger have attracted the attention of Irish online and land bookmaker Boyle Sports.
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PADDY POWER'S LATEST ADVERT POKES FUN AT SCOTLAND
11th June, 2016 at 13:30:10
Failure to qualify for Euro 2016 food for the guerrilla marketers
Paddy Power's controversial marketing style of creating publicity by amusingly exploiting issues and events was much in evidence again as the Euro 2016 football festival kicked off this week.
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SPANISH PROVIDER DELIVERS NEW WEB AND FRONT END PRODUCTS TO IRISH BOOKMAKER.
07th June, 2016 at 09:21:19
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IRISH ONLINE BOOKMAKER CLOSES...FOR NOW.
08th April, 2016 at 17:09:45
Penny stock public company SeanieMac International opts out of Boyle Sports platform.
Irish penny stock public company SeanieMac International has announced that it has temporarily ceased its online gambling operations after shutting down its betting service with Boyle Sports.
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