Online Casinos in Limerick
Do you know the origin of the word ‘limerick’? It’s derived from the Irish town of Luimneach (Limerick). In Ireland it was customary at parties and weddings to sing songs to which everyone added a verse in rhyme. After each verse everybody sang ‘Will you come up to Limerick’?
Limerick has one of Europe’s best preserved Norman castles: King John’s Castle, going back to the thirteenth century. In Limerick, you will also find the Milk Market, one of Ireland’s finest markets for really good food. Not to mention the many pubs and venues to entertain yourself.
Nowadays, Limerick is also known for its venues to gamble in. Below, we’ll share some more information on both online casinos in Limerick as well as brick-and-mortar casinos.
Online Gambling in Limerick
Gambling, and especially online gambling, is very popular in Ireland. Did you know that there are no land-based casinos in Ireland? Simply because they’re illegal. Nevertheless, betting establishments do exist, caused by a loophole in the laws. Private clubs offer all kind of casino games to their members. Nowadays, some twenty private gambling clubs exist in Ireland. Members can play poker, roulette, blackjack and slots – all perfectly legal. And membership is free! Entry is open to adults above 18 years of age.
Irish law allows both local and offshore operators to apply for a license. As a consequence, there are many sites offering casino games. These include operators based in the UK, as well as other EU countries. You can play a multitude of games: poker, roulette, blackjack, baccarat, just to mention a few.
How to recognize safe online casinos?
Reliable online casinos are licenced and regulated by a recognized Gambling Authority. Some of the notable and respected licensing bodies include the Malta Gaming Authority and the UK Gambling Commission. Before signing up, make sure you carry out the necessary research.
The operator must scramble your personal details when transferred electronically. Data encryption secures clients’ personal details. Safe online casinos should never share clients’ personal details. All deposits and withdrawals should be completely secure, using the highest levels of SSL encryption technology. Only look for the best-known brands. Trusted online casinos ask you to prove your identity. Some will ask you for copies of your ID prior to accepting your first deposit or withdrawal.
Going ‘land-based in Limerick’
Fitzpatrick’s Casinos and Parnell Plaza are thwo entertainment venues you should certainly visit, offering slots, poker, blackjack and more.