Belarus has established the procedure for confirming compliance of slot machines. According to the information published on the official legal website, confirmation of slot machine compliance will be carried out on a contractual basis by the Belarusian State Institute for Standardization and Certification (BelGISS) on request. To confirm compliance, the applicant must
Online gambling is now legal in Belarus. On April 1 gambling operators have been given the opportunity to legally register an online casino in Belarus, if appropriate license has been obtained. Legislation currently does not prohibit Belarusians from online gambling on oversea websites. Belarusians also have access to newsletters and information about online casinos.
The Ministry of Taxes and Duties of the Republic of Belarus has published an updated register of licenses issued for betting activities. As of 01.04.2019, 39 businesses have a special bookmaker license. 12 companies of the list specified betting business as its main activity. The most interesting change in the registry is related to popular […]
The Regulation on the Order of Examination of Slot Machine Models was approved by Decree No. 137 of the Council of Ministers of Belarus of February 28, 2019. The news is published on BelTA with the reference to the government website. Examinations will be conducted on a contractual basis by the Belarusian State Institute of […]
Members of an international criminal group engaged in match-fixing were detained this January in Minsk and Mogilev by the police service of Belarus. The information was published on the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus. “It has been established that the group organized and conducted fixed matches in […]
According to the news on dev.by, a startup from Minsk has launched the high-speed Scorum Bet betting exchange. Previously, the team has already released a blog platform with a reward in cryptocurrency. The official launch of the new service took place on December 13th. Representatives of Scorum Bet consider transparency, decentralization, speed of work and […]
On April 24, for the first time in Belarus, the Minsk iGaming Affiliate Conference will take place. The event will be dedicated to iGaming, affiliate marketing and affiliate programs. It is worth noting that online casinos will be legal in Belarus from April 1, 2019, so the event is very timely. The participants of the […]
Tax and Duties Ministry of the Republic of Belarus has submitted for public discussion a draft decree proposing to amend gambling law. The document is aimed at improving the internal control system in gambling establishments to prevent the intentional or unwitting involvement of gambling operators in the process of money laundering, terrorist financing and the […]
According to the regional tax office gambling business of Vitebsk region in Belarus generated 50 million rubles of revenue (about 20 million EURO). It is reported that the number of gambling locations in the region has increased by half. As a result, budget revenues increased by more than 337 thousand rubles, or by 21%. There […]
In 2017 the budget of Belarus received 33.3 million rubles (14 million EURO) as income tax from casino winnings. This was announced at the press conference by Larisa Shibko, the head of the main control department for the sale of goods and services of the Ministry of Taxes and Duties. “Income tax on winnings is […]
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