ireland to appoint gambling watchdog

Ireland to Appoint Gambling Watchdog

Ireland’s Minister of State for Justice, James Browne, announced that the country will have an “extremely powerful” gambling watchdog by the end of the year. The regulator’s primary focus will reportedly be on public health and wellbeing.  The watchdog will have around 100 employees and be backed by comprehensive legislation set to be introduced in […]

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how to bet on football playnpay

How to Bet on Football: A Short Guide for the Fans

Betting on football is a fun opportunity for any fan to engage with the world’s most beautiful game. It allows you to test your knowledge of the many leagues while socializing with friends. But with such a huge volume of matches and markets, it’s not always easy to figure out how to bet in football. […]

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horse racing statistics and facts

16 Horse Racing Statistics and Facts

Horse Racing Statistics and Facts The origins of horse racing can be traced back to nomadic tribes in Central Asia in 4500 BC. The sport was also popular in Rome, Babylon, Greece, Egypt, and other ancient civilisations. In modern times, there are many equestrian sporting events that have become deeply rooted in many different cultures. […]

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76 percent of brits watched tv betting ads

UKGC Study: 76% of Brits Watched TV Betting Ads in 2020

According to the data published by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), three-quarters of Britons watched betting advertisements on TV. At the same time, 34% of the population admitted to being influenced by advertising in 2020. Based on a survey that included over 6,000 people, the UKGC concluded that free-bet opportunities were the third most commonly […]

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egba supports revival of expert group on gambling

EGBA Supports Revival of Expert Group on Gambling

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) published a message of support for the gambling authorities from 14 EU countries that wrote to the European Commission, calling for the re-establishment of the EU’s Expert Group on Online Gambling. This initiative is part of a broader push for more regulation for Europe’s burgeoning online gambling market, […]

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malcolm sheehan qc to lead review into betindex

Malcolm Sheehan QC To Lead Review Into BetIndex, Provider of Football Index

Following the suspension of BetIndex’s licence in March, the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced on Monday that Malcolm Sheehan QC, an expert in commercial and common law, will lead the independent review into the regulations of this collapsed gambling firm. BetIndex’s Football Index was a product that functioned like a stock […]

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