Irish Government Publishes Revised Draft of the Betting (Amendment) Bill 2013


On 19 July 2013, the government published a revised draft of the Betting (Amendment) Bill 2013. The re-publication of the Bill just five days after the publication of the General Scheme of a Gambling Control Bill confirms that the Irish government intends to press ahead with the introduction of a licensing regime for online bookmakers and betting exchanges prior to enacting a more comprehensive reform of Irish gambling laws in 2014/2015.

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