Irish bookmakers suffer second retail closure amid Covid-19 lockdown confusion

Irish Bookmakers Association requests clarity from government as operators told to shut up shop until 29 June

Ireland’s bookmakers have once again closed their doors to punters after the country’s government revealed betting shops should remain shut until 29 June. Flutter Entertainment reopened Paddy Power’s UK and Irish betting outlets on the 15 June, following the government’s relaxation of three-month Covid-19 lockdown measures. “On Monday, we became aware of an Irish Government…

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