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A Thousand Miles

Bookies Expected To Ban Certain Practices Before Gambling Regulation Bill Comes Before Cabinet.

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These may include a prohibition on in-shop and online credit card betting.

Bookies are expected to make a number of changes to their modes of business, in advance of a requirement to do so, should the Gambling Regulation Bill pass.

The bill is expected to go before Cabinet next month.

The Irish Times reports that some firms, including Boylesports and Ladbrooks, are preparing toban credit card betting for Irish betting shop and online customers.

Advertising during live sporting events broadcast 9pm is also expected to come to a halt, with the exception of horse racing.

The Irish Times reports that the owner of Paddy Power, Flutter Entertainment, has already taken both actions.

Tony O'Reilly is an Addiction Counsellor at Extern Problem Gambling.

He joined Eoin Beatty & Clem Ryan on Tuesday's edition of Kildare Today:

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