Razumkov submits law on gambling to president for signature

Razumkov submits law on gambling to president for signature

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Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov has signed the Law "On State Regulation of Activities Concerning the Organization and Conduct of Gambling" (No. 2285-d) and submitted it to the president for signature, according to the website of the Ukrainian parliament.

It is stated in the column "Dates and Status of Passage" that the parliament speaker signed the law on July 27, and the document was sent for signature to the president on July 28.

The Verkhovna Rada passed the law "On State Regulation of Activities Concerning the Organization and Conduct of Gambling" (No. 2285-d) on July 14.

The law criminalizes the organization of unlicensed gambling and allows slot machine halls to be located only in three-, four- and five-star hotels. The law also provides for the regulation of "classic" lotteries. The document introduces age restrictions and allows people over 21 to gamble.

In addition, restrictions are imposed on the advertising of gambling establishments. In particular, it is prohibited to advertise gambling as a way of easy enrichment.

The ban on gambling has been in place in Ukraine for 11 years.

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