New bill on gambling which is cussrently being revised in Ukraininan parliament provides new rules for poker clubs and online poker rooms. The total number of licenses for offline poker poker clubs is 5 (five). The total number of licenses for online poker rooms is 5 (five).
Licenced online poker services can accept bets from persons located in the territory of Ukraine or abroad.
Online poker operators must offer their services via website with .UA domain name. The website and corresponding domain name of the .UA domain must be owned or used by the organizer of the online poker game.
The annual fee for the poker license is determined by the results of an electronic auction. The initial annual fee starts from 625 (six hundred and twenty-five) monthly wages (about 50 thousand USD).