Ireland

News & Analysis

Ireland Lottery Rules Under Pressure

Ireland’s interim lottery laws and main National Lottery game are under pressure following calls for an audit and investigation into the number of times the jackpot has gone unclaimed.

Flutter Reaches $300m Settlement With Kentucky

Flutter Entertainment, parent of FanDuel and Sky Bet, said it has reached a $300m settlement with the state of Kentucky, ending an effort by the company to have the U.S. Supreme Court overturn a court order to pay $1.3bn over alleged losses incurred by Kentuckian PokerStars players before 2011.

Research & Reports

Market Insight: European Lotteries

This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of 30 European lottery markets, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, of sector themes and key jurisdictional and lottery-level developments including growth trends by game category and channel shift towards online sales.

Interactive Map: Gambling Advertising Across Europe

Advertising is one of the most hotly discussed topics in the European gambling industry. In this map, VIXIO GamblingCompliance shows the current situation regarding gambling advertising in all jurisdictions. The map highlights the differences among the countries that allow, partially prohibit or forbid gambling advertising.

Market Insight: European Online Gambling

This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of 32 European online gambling markets, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, sector themes and key market developments bringing stakeholders opportunities, challenges, tailwinds and headwinds.

EU Online Gambling Outlook 2020

Despite the fact that EU countries are generally some of the most mature markets when it comes to regulating online gambling, a few have yet to issue any licences. In Germany, the latest amendments to the gambling regulatory framework entered into force at the beginning of 2020, allowing for an unlimited number of online sports-betting licences to be issued straightaway.

Ireland: Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2019

On January 3, 2019, the Department of Justice and Equality published the General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2019. The scheme sets out the heads of the bill that will implement the provisions of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering.

The provisions amending the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 include:

Data & Forecasts

Flutter Entertainment Report - 2015 to 2021Q3

Latest half-yearly data from UK-listed Flutter Entertainment. The data released for the operator contains the following information by business segment: Pro forma sportsbook stakes & net revenue margin, sports, gaming & total net revenue, gross profit, operating costs, underlying EBITDA & operating profit and online revenue growth by brand. There are approximately 3,180 data points in this document.

Ireland - Betting Duty Report - 2003 to 2020

Latest annual Betting Duty Report data from the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland. The data released for the country contains the following information: Annual traditional betting duty and remote betting duty receipts. There are approximately 70 data points in this document.

IFHA Global Horseracing Report - 2008 to 2019

Latest annual data from the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA). The data released contains the following information: Number of flat and jump races by country and horserace betting turnover, amount returned to bettors and deductions by country. There are approximately 6,130 data points in this document.

Ireland - Horse Racing Report - 1998 to 2020

Latest annual data from Horse Racing Ireland. The data released for the country contains the following information: Attendance by racecourse and on-course, off-course & tote betting turnover. There are approximately 2,400 data points in this document.

Ireland - National Lottery Report - 2002 to 2019

Latest Annual Report data from the Irish National Lottery. The data released for the country contains the following information: Sales & prizes by game, costs, funds raised and key performance indicators. There are approximately 335 data points in this document.
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