- 1 Gambling leads in terms of increasing the number of customers in Russia
- 2 Nikolay Oganezov proposes to expand advertising opportunities for bookies
- 3 The final of the championship in Qatar doubled betting volume for Russian bookmakers
- 4 49% of Russian lottery players buy tickets more than once a month
- 5 build new halls with slot machines
- 6 BC "1xStavka" sued the ECUPIS operator
- 7 The mining bill has been postponed to 2023
- 8 The digital national currency in Russia may start to be launched as early as 2022
The Russian gambling business has increased the number of customers by 60%, experts suggest expanding advertising opportunities for bookmakers, and betting houses calculate profits after the end of the football championship in Qatar. Almost half of the lottery players buy at least two tickets a month, and in the “Siberian Coin” plans to build new halls with slot machines. Why “1xBet” is suing the ETSUPIS operator, which is why the mining bill was again postponed to the next year and how many Russian cybersportsmen were banned for life due to fraud – read the Login Casino digest December 17-23.
Gambling leads in terms of increasing the number of customers in Russia
A study of the purchasing activity of citizens of the Russian Federation was carried out by Rosbank. According to the results of the analysis, it turned out that the maximum increase in the client base in 2022 was achieved by business representatives in the Gambling category. The total number of consumers of gambling services for the analyzed period increased by 60%. At the same time, the top three also included representatives of the tourism business with a 50% increase in the client base and online stores with a 48% increase.
Nikolay Oganezov proposes to expand advertising opportunities for bookies
The former president of the First Industry SRO, who now heads the subcommittee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry on betting and betting, at a meeting of the expert council to discuss the law “On Advertising” made several suggestions. Firstly, the expert believes that it is necessary to allow bookmakers to use the images of athletes in their promos, since the current ban does not have the necessary effect. Legislative permission to involve athletes in betting advertising will support the athletes themselves, as well as coaches, referees and other persons associated with the industry. Secondly, according to Nikolai Oganezov, it is necessary to allow betting operators to place advertisements throughout the territory of sports facilities, and not just inside them. For example, it is now quite common for owners of sports facilities to be held liable for placing banners on the outer wall of stadiums, which harms facilities that are already deprived of additional funding.
The final of the championship in Qatar doubled betting volume for Russian bookmakers
Analysts of the Unified Regulator told about this after processing the data received from the information system. In general, the turnover of the betting market since the 1/8 finals of the football championship has exceeded 80 billion rubles. Players' activity peaked on the days of the quarter-finals, when the volume of bets increased by 60 and 98%. In general, the World Cup has significantly activated the market and allowed bookmakers to increase the missing volumes of turnover and revenue.
At the same time, the final was the biggest match of the championship in terms of betting turnover. Representatives of BC Pari tell about it. As part of the tournament, the volume of bets decreased slightly from the first to the third round, but the final made up for the slight drop in full. Thus, the final match Argentina – France collected 7.58% of the total betting volume in the championship. The second most profitable match for the bookmaker was the game of the Morocco national team, which for the first time in the history of African teams managed to reach the semi-finals and at the same time brought 3.69% of the total bet volume. The third place with almost the same indicator of 3.63 was taken by the Netherlands – Argentina in the quarterfinals.
Summing up the results of the championship, the managing partner of BC Pari Dmitry Sergeev said that 26 teams participating in the world competition provided the bookmaker with a profit and only six – brought a loss. The Moroccan national team formed the bookmaker 21% of the profit – the highest score in the championship. At the same time, the office suffered the biggest losses from the French, on the game of which it suffered a loss of 10%.
49% of Russian lottery players buy tickets more than once a month
This is exactly what a poll of more than 1,100 players from the National Lottery showed. Only 18% of respondents buy a ticket no more than once a month, and 33% participate only in the largest holiday circulations. At the same time, 52% of – they are men, and 47% – women. More often luck is experienced by young people aged 25-34, who account for 45% of the players. Another 30% of lottery lovers are in the age range of 35-50 years, and the age of 25% is over 41.
build new halls with slot machines
On the further development of the gambling cluster “Siberian Coin” Evgeny Deshevykh, the head of the trade union department of the region, told. The Altai Palace company, which is still the only investor in the zone, intends to implement a project to build new tourist facilities. As part of the investment plan in the “Siberian Coin” they want to build three hotels, halls with slot machines, a spa complex and ski slopes. About 4 billion rubles of investments will be required to create new infrastructure facilities.
BC "1xStavka" sued the ECUPIS operator
The Stavka Ru company, which is the legal entity of the bookmaker 1xStavka, filed a lawsuit against the Mobile Card, which acts as an operator of the ECUPIS. In the application, the plaintiff asks that the decisions, actions or omissions of the defendant be recognized as illegal. The participants in the case have not yet disclosed the details.
The mining bill has been postponed to 2023
Consideration of the final version of the draft law on the regulation of crypto mining in Russia, which was finally launched on December 14, is again postponed. It became known that the document once again demanded additional approvals. Anatoly Aksakov, head of the State Duma committee on the financial market, spoke about this. Earlier, the committee recommended that the government adopt the bill before the end of the autumn session in the first reading. New approvals will drag out the process and lead to the State Duma reconsidering the document already in 2023.
The digital national currency in Russia may start to be launched as early as 2022
The process of launching a digital national currency may start as early as the last days of December 2022. The prototype of the digital currency platform was completed at the end of 2021. Together with 12 banks and three credit institutions, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation is already actively testing the new technology. They plan to switch to real operations from the second quarter of 2023. Thanks to the prompt introduction of a new form of currency, the state will be able to improve control over the targeted spending of funds from the budget, implement targeted payments, and improve a number of other related processes. Banks, in turn, will be able to provide new financial products. The process of project implementation is complicated by the departure of large international software vendors from the Russian market and cuts in project funding.
Nine esports players from Russia were banned for life due to fraud
PGL Esports and Valve have decided to permanently ban nine Russian players and one Ukrainian e-athlete from Dota 2 discipline. yourself for other players in competitions. One of the banned Russians – Kamil Biktimirov – only on December 6 it was introduced as part of Virtus.pro. The teams are looking for a replacement to replace the retired esportsmen.