Q&A: Is Ireland on the cusp of becoming attractive for operators?

EGR Intel chats to Alan Heuston, partner and head of the Betting & Gaming Group at Irish law firm McCann Fitzgerald about the future of gambling in Ireland and whether the Emerald Isle might become a more welcoming environment

Ireland’s gambling industry has endured a torrid time of late, with a lack of regulation and a harsh taxation environment pushing many smaller operators out of business and placing the bigger ones at significant strain. In October 2018, the Irish government announced it would double the gambling tax on betting operators to 2% of operator…

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