- 1 Sports federations of the Russian Federation can get access to betting data
- 2 Top 5 gambling regions have been identified in Russia
- 3 Gambling zones of the Russian Federation in the first half of 2022 mobile traffic by 21%
- 4 "Fonbet" still be fined for the “call” make noise at night
- 5 1xBet continues to have problems in Ukraine
- 6 The finalists of the Russian Esports Cup will go to Bali
Sports federations will be able to see if coaches and athletes are betting. Residents of Russia are actively looking for illegal casinos on the Web, and overall mobile traffic in gambling zones has fallen in the first half of 2022. At the same time, 1xBet, illegal in Russia, ran into problems in Ukraine, and Fonbet will pay 100 & nbsp; 000 rubles fine. Read this and other news related to the Russian gambling market in the Login Casino digest for August 6-12.
Sports federations of the Russian Federation can get access to betting data
Dmitry Svishchev introduced the bill with such a proposal to the State Duma, chairman of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture and Sports, with the support of committee members.
The main goal of the – help sports federations fight match-fixing. If the bill is adopted, then representatives of organizations that are entrusted with the duty to prevent “agreements” in sports, will be able to receive information from ERAI on whether industry participants who are prohibited from betting on sports events:
- sport agents;
- sport team leaders.
In order to receive data upon request, sports federations will need to provide the regulator with a written request with arguments.
Top 5 gambling regions have been identified in Russia
One of the biggest fans of gambling turned out to be residents of the Stavropol Territory and the Nizhny Novgorod Region. In addition to legal bookmakers in Russia, people also search the Internet for banned online casinos. Among the regions where citizens are actively interested in illegal platforms, there were also Moscow and the Moscow region, St. Petersburg and the region, the republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan, the Krasnodar Territory and others.
In total, over the period from April to June, more than 230 000 queries related to gambling in casinos were driven into search engines.
Gambling zones of the Russian Federation in the first half of 2022 mobile traffic by 21%
The decrease in mobile traffic by more than 20% was recorded in total for four legal gambling zones of the Russian Federation. Growth was observed only in individual institutions of Primorye and the Krasnodar Territory. For comparison, we took indicators as of the beginning of 2022.
The fall affected not only land-based casinos, but also betting services, some of them lost half of their daily traffic.
The fall began in March and in some cases stopped by June, but this did not affect the general trend of the first half of the year.
"Fonbet" still be fined for the “call” make noise at night
The story of the unsuccessful advertising of the Fonbet bookmaker, which began in the fall of 2021, has probably reached the end. The Moscow Arbitration Court upheld the decision on the fine. Now the office will have to pay 100 000 rubles for “a call to break the silence at night” and a violation of the law “On Advertising”.
Initially, a resident of Tatarstan complained about the advertisement, who did not like the statement that football – this is a great reason to make noise after 23:00, which was used in the video. Earlier, the application was considered by the Federal Antimonopoly Service and courts of two instances. They all agreed that Fonbet broke the law.
1xBet continues to have problems in Ukraine
Illegal bookmaker in Russia received a license to work in Ukraine in 2022. However, the arrival of the operator on the market did not please citizens. Publications have appeared in the Ukrainian media that BC has ties with Russia, which is prohibited by Ukrainian law. In this regard, the SBU began checking both the bookmaker itself and the local regulator.
In addition, a petition appeared on the corresponding Ukrainian state resource, which called for the cancellation of the 1xBet license in Ukraine and forbidding the company from operating in the country. In just one week, the 25 000 votes necessary for the consideration of the petition by the president were collected. After studying the issue, the President of Ukraine handed over the task of clarifying the situation to the Prime Minister.
The finalists of the Russian Esports Cup will go to Bali
This is where the 2022 World Esports Championship will take place. The final stage of the Russian Esports Cup will be held in Moscow in three disciplines – Dota 2, Tekken 7 and CS:GO – from August 19 to 21.
In addition to the opportunity to travel to Indonesia, the winners will receive cash prizes. The total fund is distributed depending on the discipline:
- Dota 2 – 500 & nbsp; 000 rubles;
- CS:GO – 500 & nbsp; 000 rubles;
- Tekken 7 – 100 & nbsp; 000 rubles.