Tag Archives: Dail Eireann

Irish gaming bill advances to the next stage

Ireland’s temporary legislation for the betting and gaming industry, the Gaming and Lotteries Bill 2019, has been given the green light to advance to the committee stage in the Dáil Éireann. The legislation seeks to enforce an age restriction of 18 years old on all betting and gaming products across Ireland, as well as limit gaming machine stakes and prizes …

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Ireland to drop 2% turnover tax for favoured two-tier approach

The Irish Independent has this weekend reported that the Dáil Éireann will move to present a two-tiered betting tax plan to the European Commission for EU-wide regulatory approval. Following extensive industry consultations, the Irish government is reported to be dropping its formerly approved ‘2% turnover betting tax’, moving towards a more favourable dual tax system differentiating between retail and digital …

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Paddy Power slashes odds on uneasy Irish marriage

With Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny having called parliamentary elections on 26 February, Paddy Power has slashed its odds to a near certain 11/10 on a centre right coalition of Fine Gael – Fianna Fail taking over the Dail Eireann (parliament). The bookmaker’s market details that Enda Kenny’s Fine Gael party will ditch current dancing partner Irish Labour for an …

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