Irish government could delay gambling regulator launch until 2021

Justice minister cites need to sweep away “outdated and complex” current regulations as Covid-19 and Brexit impact regulatory timetable

The formation of Ireland’s newest gambling regulator could be delayed until at least 2021 after the country’s government blamed logistical demands for the belated launch. Responding to a written question regarding the new regulator, Irish Justice Minister Helen McEntee confirmed the government had made a “clear commitment” to establishing the new entity, but admitted work…

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