Roskomnadzor improves its gambling blacklist tools

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Roskomnadzor, the country’s telecom agency, aims to improve its efforts to keep international online gambling sites from reaching Russian customers. The agency recently alerted Russian internet service providers regarding its plans to improve the agency’s ineffective domain-blocking mechanism. According to the new plan which will launch on October 1, Roskomnadzor will be able to enter domains into the forbidden registry …

Bwin enters Russia

The first non-Russian online betting brand – Bwin enters Russia

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The multinational sports betting and gaming group GVC Holdings PLC and DIGITAL BETTING LTD, supported by Rambler&Co, the Russian media group, are proud to announce that Bwin enters Russia with the launch of, the first non-Russian online betting brand officially licensed and operated in the country. As Bwin enters Russia, will offer its clients an innovative product for …

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William Hill Casino Club leaves Russia

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William Hill’s online casino brand, William Hill Casino Club leaves Russia, as it was reported by local media. According to Russian media, William Hill Casino Club leaves Russia and it has already informed Russian players that they will not be able to access the gaming site from September 23. what is more, the casino notified players that they accounts would …

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Tatarstan’s online gamblers will be criminalised?

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Tatarstan’s online gamblers are in danger of being criminalised after the state’s legislature is seeking to introduce penalties for playing casino games on the internet. Following the example of Washington state, Russian Tatarstan’s legislature is considering a propsed bill, that would criminalise Tatarstan’s online gamblers and parents whoese kinds became addicted to online gambling. The draft legislation includes amendments to …

Azov City casinos

Azov City casinos stay open for 3 more years

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Russian Azov City casinos are allowed to offer their services until th end of 2018, reported Russian daily newspaper Kommersant. A representative of the Krasnodar Territory Property Relations Department, an entity responsible for regulation of gambling activities in the gambling region, told Kommersant that Krasnodar Territory wants to prolong functioning of Azov City casinos. A representative told Kommersant: The closure …

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Russia blocks online gambling sites

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According to Russian online media, Russia blocks online gambling sites with th euse of the internet watchdog Roskomnadzor. Before the news that Russia blocks online gambling sites, it was known that the country started blocking international online gambling websites earlier this year. But now the country has stepped up as it implements the federal government’s requirements that would stop Russian …

Tigre de Cristal official opening

Tigre de Cristal casino in Russia opens its doors

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G1 Entertainment announced the opening of Tigre de Cristal casino in Russia – the biggest legal casino in the country. The owners of Tigre de Cristal casino in Russia is placed in the Far East’s Primorye special Gamibling zone and is believed to be the next Macau. According to Eric Landheer, director for corporate finance and strategy at G1 Entertainment …

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The first casino in Primorye

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A local deputy governor of Russia was proud to announce the first casino in Primorye, a popular recreation zone in Russia’s Far East. The casino will be opened near the city of Vladivostok on October 8. Sergey Nekhaev, locan deputy governor: The first phase of Tiger de Cristal will offer a 119-hotel and 24-hour casino with 800 slot machines, 15 …