The number of betting shops owned by bookmakers decreased by 8.6% in six months and now equals to more than 6 thousand. The largest number of betting shops was closed by Star Bet. The calculation was made by Betting Business Russia on the basis of the register of the Federal Tax Service (FTS).
The number of betting shops in Russia dropped by 599 to 6338. The largest number of betting shops was closed by Star Bet. The number of the company’s betting shops decreased by 510 and amounted to 223. Santorin betting company has also reduced its network by 271, the company owns 517 centers. Panorama LLC reduced the network by 45 shops. The bookmaker operates 312 betting shops now.
Open Company “Firm Stom” has opened the greatest quantity of betting shops. The number of company’s betting points increased by 88 locations and includes 524 shops. Bookmaker Pub LLC increased the network by 73, the number of its shops is 524. FON LLC also increased the network by 30 betting shops and owns 1100 locations now.
The number of betting shops in Russia increased by 1.5% in 2017.