Ireland has established its online gambling regulatory and licensing regime to manage operators accessing the Irish market on August 1st and a list of 27 licensed operators has been published.
Irish licensed operators include:
Ireland’s Betting (Amendment) Act 2015 became effective this year and now includes remote betting operators accessing Irish punters.
As of August 1, 2015, all remote bookmakers and remote betting service providers must obtain a license from the Irish regulator.
The government projects a Euro 25 million profit per year based on income from taxes and fees. Operators illegally providing gambling services to Irish residents will face fines up to Euro 300,000.