Tag Archives: first sro
- 888.ru sports betting site launches in Russia; new online lottery restrictions?
June 16, 2016
Russia has its second officially licensed online sports betting operator following the launch of 888.ru. As promised, Russia’s leading lottery operator Stoloto has debuted its 888.ru online betting site, which, despite the name, has nothing to do with UK-listed online gambling operator 888 Holdings, a similarity that we’re assured is...
- Russia’s bookmakers struggling to adapt to new online licensing, payment regime
March 23, 2016
Russia’s sports betting operators are making slow progress in adapting to the country's new online requirements. The Bookmakers SRO (self-regulatory organization) announced this week that it has selected the Moscow-based JSC KIWI-Bank to handle its TSUPIS centralized online betting payments hub. The bank is part of the QIWI Group, which...
- Russian online bookmaker traffic falls; factionalism delays online payment hub
March 15, 2016
Fonbet remains Russia’s most popular online bookmaker, according to a new website traffic report. Russian gambling company First Gaming, which operates under the Rub90 brand, has released its annual snapshot of the nation’s online sports betting industry. As reported by Bookmakersrating.ru, the overall volume of visits to Russian betting sites...
- Online gambling sites face payment-blocking in Russia
January 23, 2015
Russia-facing online gambling sites will be subject to payment-blocking as the country prepares for the launch of its regulated online sports betting market this summer. Online gambling is considered illegal in Russia, but select online sports betting operators expect to receive official legal blessing to operate by June. Yury Fedorov,...
When we say Bitcoin, we mean Bitcoin Cash
October 17, 2017
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017