Banks faced problems with blocking payments related to online casinos – they cannot check the companies owning the gambling domains. Thus Russian banks asked the government to provide access to the Roskomnadzor’s blacklist register for verification. Banks cannot automatically check customer payments for being related to illegal online casinos and are forced to
311.4 million users visited websites sites of Russian legal bookmakers. According to the analytical service SimilarWeb, the traffic decreased by 25.8% compared to 2019 (419.6 million bettors). The leader at the end of the year was the Fonbet BC platform with 89.2 million visits in 2020, which is 30% less compared to 2019. Mostbet lost […]
Online casino Azino 777, which is known for advertising on pirate websites, has lost the status of the largest online video advertiser in Russia. A year ago, the casino topped the ranking and collected 6.7% of all hits. The ranking of the largest online advertisers in Russia was made by the company Mediascope. The largest […]
RGW will be held from June 6 to June 7. This is reported on the organizers’ website. The exhibition will be attended by 40 companies. During a two-day specialized conference, gambling experts from different countries will speak about current trends in the gambling business. In particular, they will discuss legislative changes in the field of […]
Moscow office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS) has found Google guilty of displaying advertising for Vulkan online casino via Google AdWords. According to the Law on gambling on the territory of the Russian Federation, casinos online advertising is prohibited. The question of bringing Google LLC to administrative responsibility is open.
According to General Director of Russian Hippodromes JSC Dmitry Zaitsev, the total volume of tote betting is 150 million rubles a year (€2 million). The information was announced at the opening of the horse racing season event. According to Zaitsev, despite the fact that the tote is considered a gambling, in fact it is rather […]
Russian gambling zone Krasnaya Polyana wants to become tourist destination for citizens of China and India. The gambling zone plans to increase the tourist traffic due to the launch of direct flights with India and China. According to RBC Krasnodar, this plan has been announced by Dmitry Anfinogenov, director of the development of the Krasnaya […]
Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor blocked 11,830 gambling sites in April. The calculation was made by Betting Business Russia based on the registry on the Rublacklist website. Among the blocked sites, there were 1371 mirrors of the Fonbet brand. 696 blocked websites were related to Parimatch, 592 to 1xBet, 456 to Zenitbet, 374 to Marathonbet, 315 […]
Russian Gaming Week is the largest exhibition and forum in the CIS dedicated to the field of gambling and betting, held in Moscow on June 6 and 7. The event will gather gambling business operators, lawyers, and lawmakers that will unveil the main aspects of the work in the industry. Leading gambling experts will reveal […]
Betting Business Russia keeps on publishing publishing monthly reports about online traffic of Russian online bookmakers. In order to find out which bookmaker is the most popular among Russian Internet users, journalists analyze the traffic statistics with the help of SimilarWeb. The ranking includes 16 bookmaker companies. The positions in the ranking are fairly stable.