Online Bookies in Ireland
Sports play a significant role in the lives of most of Ireland's residents. The country's long-term proximity to Great Britain has had an effect, and the Irish, like the British, are quite passionate about gambling and sports betting.
Approximately one in five Irishmen visits various gambling establishments, and one-third of gamblers place their bets with bookmakers.
Ireland has an impressive number of Bookies (Betting Shops), which generated the bulk of the country's sports betting until recently.
However, with the advance of internet betting, the share of this market has declined significantly.
Now, there are dozens of Betting Sites showing steady growth in Irish punters in their customer base.
- Paddy Power - 331,394
- BoyleSports - 192,510
- Betfair - 112,188
- Ladbrokes - 49,691
- William Hill - 29,338
- Gaelic Sports
- Horse Racing
- Popular payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Skrill, Neteller, Paysafecard
- Currency: € (Euro / EUR)
Best Betting Sites Ireland
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Online Bookies such as William Hill,
BoyleSports, as well as
a long-time fixture on the Irish bookmaker market, secured a foothold here long ago.
This is due to the fact that Online Bookmakers frequently offer higher odds and more varied betting lines.
Betting Sites also clearly have more comfortable conditions for both betting in general live betting in particular. It was this fact that caused the number of Betting Shops in Ireland to drop from 3,000 to 950 in 2019.
This year, Irish punters should look into the top online bookmakers from our list.
Bookmakers Accepting Irish Players
Top 10 Betting Sites in Ireland(Daily Irish Visitors | Percent of Irish Visitors)
Daily Visitors: 862
Percent of Visitors: 2.5%
Which kinds of sports betting are popular in Ireland?
Both the traditional Irish Sports (Gaelic Football and Hurling) and classic sports, such as Football, Rugby, Boxing, UFC, Golf, Cricket and Tennis are popular here.
Like the British, Irish punters bet on Horse Racing rather often and readily.