• Gambling Regulation Bill approved for publication
    The Irish Bookmakers Association(IBA), which represents over 750 of the 780 betting shops in Ireland, welcomes the approval for publication of the Gambling Regulation Bill.
  • Webinar – Safer gambling in Ireland: Current and future perspectives
    Safer Gambling in Ireland: Current and future perspectives. Webinar to discuss the initiatives currently in place to promote safer gambling in Ireland, and the challenges and opportunities for the future gambling regulations
  • Appointment of CEO for Gambling Regulatory Authority
    The Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA) welcomes the appointment of the new CEO Designate of the Gambling Regulatory Authority, Ms Anne Marie Caulfield. Having called for regulation of the sector for many years, the IBA welcomes this significant step towards developing a national regulatory regime for the gambling industry.
  • Safer Gambling Week 2022
    Safer Gambling Week 2022 will run from 17th – 23rd October this year. This year’s event will see the whole industry coming together in a concerted effort to further promote safer gambling messages and the tools available to customers to stay in control.
  • Justice Committee report on Gambling Regulation
    The Irish Bookmakers Association, the representative body for retail betting operators in Ireland, welcomes the publication of ….
  • Irish betting industry welcomes the publication of the General Scheme of Gambling Regulation Bill
    The Irish Bookmakers Association(IBA), which represents over 750 of the 803 betting shops in Ireland, welcomes the publication of the General Scheme of the Gambling Regulation Bill.
  • Almost here – Safer Gambling Week 2021
    Safer Gambling Week 2021 runs next week from 1st – 7th November and is a campaign led by the gambling industry that aims to create a conversation with customers, staff and the wider public about safer gambling, driving awareness of….
  • Safer Gambling Code
    Bookmakers in Ireland have agreed to an industry-wide ban on the use of credit cards, both online and in shops, for Irish customers. Bookmakers have also agreed to a pre-watershed whistle-to-whistle* advertising ban for live sport.
  • Safer Gambling Week 2021
    Safer Gambling Week 2021 builds on the success of the previous four years in which support and awareness have continued to increase. The week-long campaign aims to create conversations with customers, staff and the wider public about safer gambling. It drives awareness of how to gamble more safely, the support tools available and sources of help and advice.
  • Safer Gambling Week 2020
    The key objectives of Safer Gambling Week are to raise awareness of where to find more help and support for those who need it, how to ….
  • Living with COVID-19: Level 5
    The Irish retail betting sector must close during Level 5 restrictions, as it is a non-essential retail service. We urge all IBA members to abide by the Government restrictions and keep their shops closed during Level 5, to keep their staff and customers safe.
  • COVID-19 – Level 3
    As Ireland is now on Level 3 of the Living with Covid-19 plan, we have updated our SOP to reflect the latest C19 measures that have …..