The Verkhovna Rada at the meeting on January 16 adopted in first reading bill 2285-d on state regulation of the organization and conduct of gambling. About this «OLIGARCH» learned from the message of NV-Business.
«For» 260 people’s deputies voted.
The people’s deputy from the Servant of the people, member of the Verkhovna Rada committee on finance, tax and customs policy Oleg Marusyak noted that the bill introduces the principle of responsible play.
“Criminal liability for conducting gambling without a license is being introduced, restrictions will be introduced on the location of gambling establishments on city streets. Legal machines will be only in hotels of 3-5 stars. Lotteries will only be classic. There will be no so-called instant lottery halls, under which gambling establishments are disguised. We prohibit conducting gambling business to legal entities whose ultimate owner is a resident of the aggressor state, ”he said.
As previously reported, the Cabinet wants to earn 3 billion in casinos.