International Advisers Associations representatives Alexander Lysyi and Andrey Reun, together with Talentgrator Marketing Director Lavrentiy Gubin, discussed the problems of starting the Ukrainian gambling market. This includes the registration of trademarks, and the problems of working with banks, certification and taxes. Why did the gambling market start much easier in Georgia? Read the Gamingpost.net report.
Sports and gambling poker are two different games, says Sergei Efimenko, head of the All-Ukrainian Federation of Sports Poker. Especially for Gamingpost.net, he spoke about the main differences between sports and gambling poker, competitions and the Ukrainian team, which has won prestigious championships more than once.
The Full House sports poker club has opened in the very center of the capital. Professional players could practice the game at daily tournaments. The club has big plans, but quarantine knocked them down. Gamingpost.net visited the sports poker club before the lockdown closure.
On March 16, the first meeting of the Commission for the establishment of hotel categories will take place. 75 hotels are already awaiting confirmation of their "stars", which they could not receive for more than a year. Among them are those hotels that are planning to open a casino or gambling halls. Vitaliy Fedorchenko, the founder of the Welcomer Network, spoke especially for Gamingpost.net about when Ukrainian hotels will be able to be classified according to the European model.
ETERNA LAW lawyer and partner Artem Kuzmenko told gamingpost.net what exactly is going on with certification from a legal point of view. And when the land-based gambling business will be able to earn its full potential.
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.
Tetiana Tyshchenko, a partner at Asters Law Firm and a member of the Advisory and Expert Council of the Gambling and Lottery Commission (the ‘Commission’), shares her views on topical issues of launching the gambling market in Ukraine in her exclusive interview to GamingPost.
Last week on the agenda of the Verkhovna Rada was bill 2713-D on amendments to the tax code. But the deputies never got to him. Why they did not vote for an important law for the industry, when to wait for new taxes and whether the money will be returned to those who have already paid the triple cost of the license - Boris Baum, the first deputy of the Advisory and Expert Council at KRAIL, told specifically for gamingpost.net.
A sociological survey last year showed that more than half of Ukrainians are against the legalization of gambling. Gamingpost.net checked whether people's beliefs changed with the adoption of the law and the beginning of the market. What do the residents of Kyiv think about the gambling business - watch the survey.