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IBA Calls on Government to Review Betting Tax Laws


The Irish Bookmakers’ Association (IBA) has submitted their recommendations to the government review of local betting taxes, as part of the plan to update the gambling laws in the country.


Ladbrokes Re-Launches Live Casino with Playtech


UK bookmaker, Ladbrokes, has relaunched its live casino product with software provider, Playtech, in an effort to create an improved live casino gaming experience for its players.


Irish Greyhound Board Announces Dollard as New CEO


Gerard Dollard has been named the new chief executive of the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), taking over from interim CEO Dr Sean Brady who took over from Geraldine Larkin when she stepped down from t

bwin Casino Launches Upgraded Website


bwin Casino has unveiled their new website design and features for desktop and mobile, in an effort to enhance the user experience for their players and create a sleek optimised site to suit all pl

John Boyle Retires as Chief of Boylesports


John Boyle (61), founder of the largest independent bookmaker in Ireland, Boylesports, has announced for the second time this year that he will be retiring as chief executive of the company.


Ladbrokes Coral and The Racing Partnership Agree to Media Rights Deal


Ladbrokes Coral will start showing racing from 15 Arena Racing Company racecourses and 7 independent racecourses after signing a media rights agreement with The Racing Partnership (TRP). The agreem

Red Tiger Launches Casino Games with Rank Group


Isle of Man-based casino games developer, Red Tiger Gaming, has signed an agreement with the Rank Group that allows it to roll out their content via the Rank Group’s online brands.

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Playtech Launches Dirty Dancing Slot Game


Omni-channel casino software provider and games developer, Playtech, has rolled out Dirty Dancing, their latest branded video slots game. The progressive jackpot game was developed following the si

HRI Concerned Over Continued Decline of Horse Race Betting


The decline of on-course betting at Ireland’s racecourses has been unrelenting, with the first half of 2017 indicating a further drop in turnover. Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) chief executive Brian K

Ladbrokes Veteran Appointed as New COO of SIS


Betting data and broadcast solutions provider, Sports Information Services (SIS), has appointed Dominic Matthews, long-time executive at Ladbrokes, as its first chief operating officer.