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Ireland – Attempts to open casino in Dublin shopping mall fall short

A project that would see a casino open in the Ilac Shopping Centre in Dublin via a partnership between Hammerson, a UK property group, and Irish Life, an insurance group, has been kicked out by the national planning appeals board. The bid to build a two storey casinos at the shopping centre, which is co-owned…

Ireland – Swan Events to host European Gaming & Amusement Summit 2020 in Dublin

Organisers Swan Events have announced the launch of a ‘first-of-a-kind’ event, focused on policy development for both land-based gaming and amusements. The European Gaming & Amusement Summit 2020 (EGAS) is scheduled for May 12 to 14 at the Dublin InterContinental. The event has attracted the full support of EUROMAT and organisers have been delighted with…

Ireland – Fitzwilliam Card Club closes in Dublin after losing its house edge

After 16 years of operation, Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Card Club, a private members’ casino, has been forced to close with 78 people losing their jobs. Its owners, The Golden Horseshoe, said it would cease trading ‘effective immediately.’ It laid the blame at the door of the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act, 2019, claiming that parts of…

Ireland – MyLotto24 launches its online lottery business in Ireland

MyLotto24 Ltd, a fully consolidated minority shareholding of ZEAL Network SE, launched its state-of-the-art online lottery business in Ireland on March 20 2017 under a licence obtained in 2016. A primary focus of the Group’s internationalisation strategy is to expand into new marketable territories. Ireland is a perfect example of this. Allan Turner, Country Manager…