The Verkhovna Rada voted for bill 2713-d in the first reading. Now the document is awaiting a vote in the second reading in the fall. Why is the bill vital to the industry? How do licensed casinos work without regulated taxes? And why has the demand for slot machines dropped? Igor Makievsky, head of the All-Ukrainian Association of Employers in the Leisure and Entertainment Industry, answered these questions, especially for Gamingpost.net.
The gambling association "GC-UA" has appeared in Ukraine. There are already more than 10 participants in it. Experts in the field of gambling business, as well as companies and market operators can join the association. What is the main goal of the association and how does it differ from other associations in the Ukrainian market? Gamingpost.net found out from the founders of the association - representatives of the companies "SiGMA" and "ETERNA LAW".
Storm International founder Michael Boettcher made a presentation at the Gaming Industry exhibition. There he told about the history of the company and work in Georgia. Michael Boettcher believes that Ukraine has an ideal geographic location, and it could become an excellent resort for gamblers. Michael Boettcher spoke exclusively to Gamingpost.net about the problems the Ukrainian gambling market has, as well as the results of the Shangri La casino in Kyiv.
The founder of the Ukrainian Gambling Council Anton Kuchukhidze resigned from the post of the head of the Gambling Association of Ukraine. Today he introduced the new head of the Association - Victoria Zakrevskaya. In an interview with Gamingpost, Victoria told why she headed the GAU and what the Association will do under her leadership.
Honored Lawyer of Ukraine Ganna Buiadzhy in an interview for Gamingpost.net told how to solve the problems of the gambling market in Ukraine.
On Monday, KRAIL acepted a list of companies that can certify gambling equipment. It included 5 companies. Artem Kuzmenko, a lawyer and partner of ETERNA LAW, spoke specifically for Gamingpost.net about why this can become a problem, what to do for operators who have already received certificates from other companies, and whether such a list is needed at all.
The "Azart" magazine has been published since 2004. But after the gambling business was banned in Ukraine in 2009, the publication had to stop its work. 12 years later - "Azart" presents a fresh issue. He is both 1st and 60th. Publisher Igor Romanyuk exclusively for Gamingpost.net spoke about the ambitious goals of "Azart", a closed club and a limited edition of the magazine.
International manufacturer of the electronic table games ‘Spintec’ already entered Ukrainian market. The company has installed its equipment in more than 400 casinos worldwide, their products have been contributing to casinos success on all continents. Now they are looking forward to the evolvement of the Ukrainian market. What perspectives of business in Ukraine does ‘Spintec’ see? And does the company await any risks in it? Regional Sales Manager of ‘Spintec’ Ana Tokuhisa was available for the interview especially for Gamingpost.net.
The Gambling and Lottery Regulatory Commission has issued the first licenses for land-based casinos. Especially for gamingpost.net, Boris Baum told why it is important to issue work permits right now, and when the issue of certification of gambling equipment will be solved.