The Draft Law On Legalization Of the Gambling Business In Ukraine Has Been Adopted In the First Reading

Publication date: 16 jan 2020

The Draft Law On Legalization Of the Gambling Business In Ukraine Has Been Adopted In the First Reading

The bill No. 2285-d with amendments has been adopted in the first reading at the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on January 16, 2020. It means the official start of legal gambling business development in the country.

260 MPs have voted for permitting gambling activities in the territory of Ukraine. The modified draft law excludes several provisions and increases the minimum age of players to 21 years. This document will regulate operations of land-based and online casinos, betting shops, lottery providers, and poker clubs.

What rules will the market follow after the adoption of the law? What requirements will its players face? These issues will be revealed at Ukrainian Gaming Week organized by Smile-Expo.

UGW 2020

We are ready to strongly support the initiative of gambling legalization, as it will encourage business development and economic growth, create new jobs, as well as replenish the state budget. Therefore, Smile-Expo is the first company to hold an event dedicated to the transformed Ukrainian gambling market and its prospects.

Our specialists have carefully monitored the work on core and additional draft laws in order to analyze the situation and draw up a relevant program of the conference. Now, we can discuss paragraphs of the adopted bill and carry out Ukraine’s largest specialized event.

All companies engaged in legal gambling operations will be invited to the exhibition. Event participants will include representatives of casinos, betting shops, lotteries, as well as gambling hardware and software developers, and other market insiders.

We look forward to seeing everyone interested in the Ukrainian gambling market and its prospects at Ukrainian Gaming Week 2020 on April 15-16. To reactivate successfully the gambling industry in Ukraine, we have to create favorable conditions for its advancement and establish an information field for communication between market representatives.

Join us and take part in the specialized event – UGW 2020!

Details and the program can be found on the official website ►►►

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