Flutter calls on state to create gambling regulator

Legislation governing gambling is considered inadequate given the rise of online betting

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
23rd November, 2020
Flutter calls on state to create gambling regulator
Peter Jackson, Flutter’s chief executive, said the industry needs to look at whether more could be done to promote safer gambling for young adults

Flutter has called on the Irish government to work with the gambling industry and other bodies to develop a regulator for the sector.

Pádraig Ó Ríordáin, chief legal officer and group commercial director of the Paddy Power owner, said that there have been several delays in the plans to regulate the industry in Ireland.

James Browne, the Fianna Fáil junior justice minister with responsibility for gambling, said in October...

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