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Our expertise extends across the full range of legal issues arising in the online and land-based betting and gaming sector including:

  • Establishing and operating a lawful online betting / gaming facility from within Ireland
  • The reform of Ireland’s gambling laws (including the Betting (Amendment) Act 2015 and the proposed Gambling Control Bill)
  • The regulation and taxation of on-course, retail and online bookmakers under the Betting Act 1931 and the Betting (Amendment) Act 2015
  • The application and enforcement of the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956 (as amended) in respect of the provision of poker, casino and bingo services
  • Cross jurisdictional issues

Relevant Experience

  • Advising multiple Irish, UK and international betting companies in relation to their applications for remote bookmaker and remote betting intermediary licences from the Irish Revenue Commissioners and the Department of Justice
  • Advising licensed betting operators on requirements for Certificates of Personal Fitness for key personnel
  • Advising on the implications of mergers/acquisitions on Irish bookmaker and remote betting intermediary licences
  • Advising on the lawful promotion and operation of skill games, lotteries and prize draws in Ireland and on the sponsorship of sporting and other events by prominent betting companies
  • Advising on the legislation governing Ireland’s National Lottery

Our Expertise