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Casino group gambling on stakes warning

A casino lobby group which warned that addicts would be at risk if the government legalised €10 bets includes members who operate illegally and allow stakes of up to €250

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
14th July, 2019

A casino lobby group which warned that addicts would be at risk if the government legalised €10 bets includes members who operate illegally and allow stakes of up to €250.

The Irish Amusement Trades Association (IATA) wrote to TDs and members of the Oireachtas justice committee recently claiming that increasing stakes would cause addiction. IATA represents casinos which are contravening laws banning casino-style machines such as video roulette, blackjack and poker in areas where local...

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