On October 6 the meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Sports took place. Oleg Kozhemyako, the head of the working group preparing the meeting, and Anton Siluanov, Minister of Finance of Russia, spoke at it. They proposed to increase at least 2 times the amount of payments bookmakers should pay for the […]
With the majority of sports and leagues seeing a major shut down worldwide over the past coming weeks, it comes as no surprise that bookmakers and the industry as a whole are seeking to react to what amounts to an extraordinary shift of circumstances.
Olimp betting company and Rambler Group signed an agreement on strategic partnership on Okko Sport project. Okko Sport is a project of Russian online sinema and an only legal online broadcaster of Premier League in Russia. “We are pleased to welcome Olimp bookmaker as a strategic partner of the Okko Sport project. I have no […]
A month before the start of new season, Ekstraklasa SA still did not announce who acquired the rights to broadcast Polish football games at bookmakers and abroad, as well as to show shorts on TV and the Internet.
Spanish national police announced that they expect to arrest 11 different people, including current and former La Liga players, in an operation against match-fixing in the country’s professional soccer leagues. In what they’re calling operation “Oikos,” police say they also plan to arrest active second-division players as well as club presidents and managers. The
The Gauselmann Group has formed a joint venture company with TMT Investments called XTIP Polska with the aim of buying Poland-based operator Totolotek from Intralot.
This Saturday Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk will defender his cruiserweight titles against Tony Bellew at the Manchester Arena which has a capacity of 21,000. Bookmakers leave no chances for British boxer. However, Bellew will be hoping to prove bookmakers wrong who presently have Usyk as favourite to win despite his experience and history of defying […]
Russian Parliament has adopted in the first reading the draft law aimed at simplifying the rules of gambler’s identification. Currently players are required to go through double identification: both from the bookmaker, and from the center of online bets control. According to the bill bookmakers will be able to accept online bets from players who […]
Requirement for online bookmakers will get stricter. According to Vladimir Mukvich, Deputy Minister for Taxes and Duties of Belarus, the changes will come into force in August 2019. In particular, bookmakers will no longer be able to operate without an appropriate online license. Thus, the leading betting companies have one year to go through the […]
Bookmakers’ activity in Poland is regulated by law. To conduct this type of activity, it is necessary to obtain the permission of the Ministry of Finance. In order to obtain them, a number of statutory requirements must be met.