Dermot Smurfit Jnr: “I think Michael has respect for me. . . I would be super disappointed if he didn’t say: ‘Dermot is a good operator’ ”

In 2002, Jefferson Smurfit group was taken private in what at the time was one of the biggest ever European private equity deals. It resulted in a hug(...)

GameAccount Network’s Simulated Gaming product  enables land-based US casinos to tap into the social casino market, worth an estimated $1bn annually.

Dublin-listed Game Account Network, a developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online gaming content, has announced a partne(...)

The Irish lottery, which commands the fifth highest lottery sales in Europe on a per capita basis, is viewed as a lucrative addition.

While Gtech may have been out-flanked by Camelot in wooing An Post, it still ranks as the largest lottery and gaming house in the world, boasting an a(...)

When Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin first mooted the idea of selling off the lottery for an upfront payment, An Post’s bid to retain the lucrative franchise looked forlorn.

When Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin first mooted the idea of selling off the lottery for an upfront payment, An Post’s bid to retain t(...)

Declan Harkin of Gtech: the Italian-owned company, which employs 70 staff at its Dublin office, already supplies An Post with the network of ticket terminals in shops

Gtech, the world’s largest lottery and gaming business, has confirmed it will bid for the State’s next lottery licence. (...)

Gtech has won three of the US lottery contracts: Indiana, Illinois and, last month, New Jersey. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty

Where better to launch a bid for the State’s lottery business than from inside its Dublin headquarters? Italian-owned gaming giant Gtech (...)