A local government poll in Northern Ireland reports strong support for the establishment of an independent gambling regulator. It is too considerable backing for a proposal of the legalization of casinos in the region. Particularly the land-based casinos.
The survey carries out by the devolved Department for Communities between December and February. It was heard from 382 people, with some 90% expressing their support for creating a provincial authority to regulate all forms of gambling.
Support for the Legalization of Casinos in Northern Ireland
Unlike the rest of the United Kingdom, land-based casinos are prohibited in Northern Ireland is a popular casino forum topic. According to reports, three-fifths of the consultation’s respondents expressed a desire for the legalization of casinos. Another two-thirds voiced their support for allowing local retail sports betting shops to open on Sundays.
Provisions on the Legalization of Casinos
97% of those who had taken part in the study were individuals and organizations in the province. Some 1.9 million people agreed the industry must be made to contribute towards the running of local research and treatment and educational programs that would tackle issues surrounding problem gambling.