Irish Gambling License

Ireland is found in the North Atlantic Sea where is is separated from Great britain by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George’s Channel. It is the second largest island of the British Isles.

Many forms of Gambling have been regulated in Ireland for centuries. Throught history, Ireland had a distinct horceracing industry along with a rich cultural history betting both on and off the course.

Corporate Tax: 12.5%

Gambling Tax: 2%

Irish bookies pay 1% tax on all bets placed through their service.

 

ireland-physical-map-large

 

Who manages e-gambling in Ireland?:

Online betting is regulated by the Revenue Commisioners. Lotteries are regulated by the Regulator of the National Lottery, An Garda Síochána (Republic of Ireland police), or the District Court.

Overview:

Online gambling has been legal since 2015 after the passing of the Betting Act of the same year. Ireland allows for both local and foreign operators to apply for remote licenses and therefore have a wide varity of sites offering casino games. Land-based casino’s on the other hand are run as Private Members Clubs. This is typical across Europe. Upon entering the casino, you will need to be registered as a member to enter.

 

Ireland Gambling License

Ireland Gambling License fee:

The initial fee for remote betting intermediaries and bookmakers is EUR10 000. The renewal fee for a remote license will be determined differently for each entity. Bookmakers will pay a renawal fee based on their turnover while betting intermediaries will pay a fee based on their annual commission earnings. The costs can range from EUR10 000 to a maximum of EUR200 000.

Ireland Gambling License Length:

Standard license last for a two year fixed period. Regardess of the date of issue, licenses will expire at the very end of a licensing period.

Anti-Money Laundering Policy:

All operators within the Irish market must comply with the obligations of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.

Country Restrictions:

Gaming in Ireland is essentially prohibited under the Gaming and Lotteries Act, unless it falls under the following exemptions:
  • Gaming operated in such a way that it falls outside of the definition of unlawful gaming
  • Gaming within traveling shows, circuses or carnivals.

Contact Details:

Revenue Commissioners:

AddressUpper Yard, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, D02 F342

Information: +353 94 903 4425

Website: https://www.revenue.ie/en/Home.aspx

Licensed Online Casinos in Ireland:

  • Lucky Days
  • Dream Vegas
  • PlayZee
  • Mr Green
  • Fortune Legends
  • Casiplay
  • Genesis
  • Dunder
  • 888 Casino

 

Optima sports betting software

Optima provide interactive sports betting and e-gaming software. With offices in Spain, Serbia and the United Kingdom, their global reach enables them to provide the best betting and e-gaming solution on the market. Their mission is to provide, maintain and support the most stable, efficient and modular software suite for private and public use on a global scale. Optima Gaming deliver dynamic and agile service at competitive prices.

Optima Gaming are a licensed supplier of turnkey sports betting and gaming solutions, and have full intellectual property rights to the GTECH MarginMaker™. Optima’s management invest in efficient and solid technology that enable them to remain at the forefront of the industry. They pride themselves on being honest, straightforward and honest, ensuring that their clients receive optimum service.

MarginMaker™

MarginMaker™ is Optima’s suite of betting engines. It supports spread betting on a variety of sports across a number of platforms including Call-Centres, internet, mobile and retail. Benefits include:

  1. Risk and liability control
  2. Live, In-play betting
  3. Unique catalogue of sports betting opportunities tailored to clients needs
  4. High performance and scalability
  5. Set up of own casino
  6. Flexibility on product channels
  7. Simple licensing model

Fixed Odds Software

  1. Three tier process allows in-stream auto-trading to reduce liability and risk
  2. Real-time settlement enables clients to reinvest winnings
  3. Scalable and high performing system that processes high volume of transactions
  4. Wide range of application integration points

Content Management Framework

Optima use a component-based web framework – WARP – for content management and sports betting. Specifically designed by Optima to meet the needs and expectations of customers in order for them to reap the benefits of the latest technology. WARP provides a flexible way for customers to change their sites with a variable amount of Optima involvement. Key features include:

  1. Flexible web branding enabling customers to differentiate between them and their competitors
  2. System is designed for high performance and scalability
  3. Prism portal management can manage multiple website, ideal for clients that use White Label model

Software Integration Points

The Optima MGS™ system is the leading open system on the market, and has been designed for integrations between applications within the MGS™ suite.

  1. Ideal for deployment into heterogenous environments allowing clients to avoid vendor tie-in
  2. In-house development capability allows clients to take ownership of the system
  3. Optima Altura terminal allows a single point of sale to accept transactions that are passed to the relevant back-end system

Optima professionals pride themselves on accomplishing their operational tasks for their clients to maximise on the efficiency and profitability of online gaming platforms. Clients have access to expert advice on how to expand and better serve customers.

How to run an Optima Sports Betting Casino?

We work with GamblingTec.com, a white labeling service provider which will be your fastest route to getting your optima sports betting solution online.

Additionally we offer a Curacao and a Malta licensing opportunity which may suite your needs.

Get in touch, we are a wealth of information and can help you make an informed decision.

I have years of experience with gambling hosting, casino games, Curacao licensing and online casinos

Contact us for a quote