The Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk said that at the moment, employees of the National Police have stopped the work of more than 5300 gambling establishments in all regions of Ukraine. The Prime Minister wrote about this on Telegram.
According to Honcharuk, the decision of an extraordinary meeting of the government is being implemented immediately.
“At the moment, 715 mobile groups from the staff of investigative units, as well as the strategic investigations department, are involved,” - he added.
According to the police, law enforcement officers found violations in 20 gambling facilities.
Illegal institutions operated in different areas of the capital. A total of 428 pieces of computer equipment with installed gambling simulation software, 32 slot machines, and 6 units of other gambling equipment were seized. In addition, gambling tables, chips and cash were seized.
As we reported, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine expects Verkhovna Rada to support the bill on the legalization of gambling. As a result, the state budget will be replenished with additional revenues