Gambling Companies in Ireland Can Use Apple, Google Tools to Block Credit Cards
BoyleSports refused to use the Apple Pay and Google Pay with credit card option because it could not see the information transacted. The company had no way of knowing whether a credit cards had been used to fund an account. New regulator is in the works in Ireland. Apple, Google and Revolut have extended their support for tools that can protect consumers from falling victim to bad habits.
According to the media, William Hill and BetVictor have been allowing consumers in Ireland to use credit card payments directly. The government has not passed the Safer Gambling Code yet. A new gambling regulator is in the works. In the meantime, the status of credit cards for gambling websites is up in air. PayPal introduced Gamban software to help customers exclude themselves from making transactions towards gambling sites.