A new agency, the Office for Gambling Control, will be set up which will issue licenses and regulate the industry. Tote is not included in the new scheme but will be in due course.
Mr Shatter said the Cabinet was not in favour of so-called super casinos, which he said tend to attract the wrong type. He also said that the new bill would provide for the establishment of a fund whereby gambling operators will pay for the development.
free slot machines online gratis estados unidos />Updated / July 15, 2013 23:00 Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said the proposed casino at Two-Mile Borris in Co Tipperary cannot go ahead under the terms of the new gambling control bill.
Michael Lowry TD, who supports the proposed casino, said it was a "highly unusual and questionable practice for a minister to single out a particular project under proposed legislation". The Tipperary North TD said the promoters of the Two-Mile Borris project will avail of the.
The bill will limit the number of casinos in the country to a maximum of 40 and no individual casino will be permitted to have more than 15 tables. It also provides for a new licensing and regulatory framework for gambling, which extends the licensing.
The requirement for bingo games to have a charity or fundraising element is relaxed but they must have a link to local interests. The proposed law also contains a complete ban on fixed odds betting terminals.
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