The gambling business of Belarus sees the crisis. The Ministry of Taxes and Duties reports that the taxes from legal gambling have halved and introduces preferential terms for gambling operators.
According to data posted on the official website of the Ministry of Taxes and Duties of Belarus, legal casinos, bookmakers paid 18.4 million rubles taxes from January to May this year, compared to 27 million rubles in the same period in 2019. The amount has decreased by almost 9 million.
There are 111 licensed gambling operators in Belarus. Only 92 of them are active.