Zelensky signs bill on legalization of gambling business

Source : 112 Ukraine

On July 14, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the proper law
14:12, 11 August 2020

President's press service

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the law on the legalization of gambling business, as the press-service of the Verkhovna Rada reports.

The bill covers the sphere of activity of casino and online casino, holding of bookmaker activity (including online), issuance and holding of lottery and issues of the poker game on the internet.

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On July 14, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada supported the second reading and as a whole the bill No.2285-d regarding the legalization of the gambling business. The draft was supported by 248 MPs.

You can find the details of the bill here.

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Earlier, the ruling Servant of the People party predicted that from six months up to a year would be needed for the beginning of the real work of the gambling business facilities. Thus, the gambling business might start its work until the next summer

Moreover, the party stated that the president may impose a veto on the bill to file it for refinement.  




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