Irish bookmakers consider half-day closures in protest over gambling tax rises

A national petition and marketing campaign receives “united” support from industry

Irish bookmakers are currently considering closing their doors for half a day, as one of several measures to convince the Irish government to reverse its decision to double gambling tax, EGR understands. Members of the Irish bookmakers’ association (IBA) met last Friday in crisis talks following announcement of the budget on Tuesday, with weekly meetings…

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