Tag Archives: Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA)

BoyleSports strengthens retail presence with acquisition of last 10 Tully Bookmakers

Irish independent bookmaker Tully Bookmakers has made the decision to sell its ten remaining retail venues to BoyleSports, as reported by the Racing Post. Also taking on Tully’s telephone betting business, the acquisition will see BoyleSports maintain its position as the largest independent operator in Ireland with a suite of 268 retail betting shops throughout both the Republic and Northern …

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Irish betting agrees to new code of conduct but market requires a regulatory overhaul

Ireland’s betting sector will implement sweeping changes brought in by a new ‘Code of Practice on Safer Gambling’ established by the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA). This weekend, the IBA communicated that Ireland’s retail and online bookmakers had agreed to follow new industry rules, standards and conduct on safer gambling and player protection duties. Mirroring UK policy, the new code will …

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Irish bookmakers to reopen on 29 June

Irish bookmakers will reopen their doors on 29 June, as the country enters phase three of the Government’s strategy to ease COVID-19 measures. The confirmation follows a meeting of Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA) members, which revealed that an agreement has been reached to reopen 755 of the nation’s 814 betting shops. Ireland closed its betting shops in mid-March, for a …

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