Lawmakers have decided that poker is not a game of chance, therefore it is exempt from anti-gambling laws. Ukrainian lawmakers have listed poker in the Register of Recognized Sports after discussing whether it was a game of chance or not.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman intends to support all initiatives that can give additional resources to the state budget. During the ‘Ask the Government’ hour the head of the government promised to engage in gambling business regulation soon.
Pro-Russian Separatist forces of the War in Donbass get money from illegal gambling business, reports an article in the newest issue of Russian Sobesednik magazine. According to the magazine, part of the illegal profits of the online casinos is used to finance the conflict in Ukraine.
19 members of a criminal group dealing with illegal gambling in 2016-2017 will be judged in Lviv. This is reported by the Lviv Regional Prosecutor’s Office. According to the prosecutor’s office, a criminal group was headed by a 40-year-old resident of Kiev.
Gambling halls masked as lottery centers are everywhere in Ukraine. But in 2017, only 200 million UAH of taxes were paid by gambling operators and lottery license holders. This sum of money is compared to just 5 day budget of the National Police, which, by the way, does not interfere much with the gambling business, […]
So far Ukraine has not provided any legislation for cryptocurrencies, however some local experts say it may happen by autumn. There are already several draft laws to regulate the industry, but most of them still need to be revised. These days there is both legal and illegal crypto currencies market in Ukraine. Here are some […]
Illegal activity of 140 gambling establishments has been closed since the beginning of the year, reports Ukrainian National Police. Most of the gambling halls covered their illegal activities under the signs of the state lottery operator.
Ukrainian Cyber Police (special police department fighting cyber crimes) conducted a large-scale operation with searches in 15 Ukrainian companies. This was reported by the press service of the department. As a result, 8 online casinos were closed. According to police officers, 12 former citizens of the Russian Federation were the organizers of the online casinos.
Cryptocurrency mining has always been a controversial topic. In many countries, it is still legal yet far too expensive to be profitable. The government is taking a rather intriguing stance in this regard. In fact, the current plan is to legalize cryptocurrency mining as an economic activity. A very surprising turn of events, to say […]
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