Ireland: Authorized casinos & online operators with a licence
Here you will find everything about the introduction of Irish gaming licences, about authorized online operators and the possibility of an .ie domain.
Irish Gambling Control Bill
The number of offline Ireland Casinos will be limited to a number of 40. Whereas online casinos, bookmakers, betting exchanges will be licensed and will have to pay taxes.
This procedure will limit the number and size of casinos in Ireland. Authorized betting, poker and casino sites will be supervised by the “Office for Gambling Control, Ireland” (OGCI) and make sure everything works smoothly.
Will Irish Online Poker move to .ie domains?
Due to the new online gambling regulation there might be only the best Irish online poker sites left soon. And these sites need to apply for a special licence. In other countries gambling had to introduce a special domain like in Spain for example. The sites have an .es domain and are only available for Spanish players. This could be the case in Ireland too, so only
- Irish online poker sites with an .ie domain will exist
- Irish online poker players are able to play on these certain licenced websites
For sure the same counts for sport betting and casino game websites.
Operators on the Irish market
Is the biggest Irish bookmaker that operates online offline. The website offers everything from online bingo, to poker, sports betting and casino games. The operator is even listed on the Irish and UK stock exchange.
Larget online Poker room in the world with around 50 million players.
The provider is one of the most trusted and largest online poker and casino website.
Has been around since 1934 in bookmaking, offers now online a wide range of sports betting, online poker and a casino.
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Quite new on the online gambling market but has already gained a remarkable reputation.
On the Ladbrokes Casino you will find great variety of games, bonuses, a progressive jackpot and daily promotions. Plus there is also a great sportsbook and poker section.
What about local Irish operators?
Irish Eyes Bet
Offers everything an Irish gamblers heart desires from top Casino games, to Irish sports betting and poker.
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All Irish Casino
A great variety of Casino game can be found here with huge jackpots and an excellent customer support.
Casino Irish Luck
They advertise to be the luckiest place online, so definitely something to check out.
So we might see advertisements of paddypower.ie, bet365.ie or pokerstars.ie soon.
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