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- Russia to abolish bookmaker self-regulatory organizations
4 December 2018
Russia's Ministry of Finance reportedly working on legislation that would abolish Russian bookmakers' self-regulatory organizations.
- Russia’s censors the hardest working folks in online gambling
7 September 2018
Russia's telecom watchdog has blocked over 76k unauthorized online gambling domains in 2018, 269% more than it blocked in all of 2017.
- Russia’s online bookmakers brace for 50% World Cup betting surge
12 June 2018
Russian-licensed bookmakers expect 50% surge in activity during 2018 FIFA World Cup but also want government to do even more to improve their chances.
- Russian chamber of commerce welcomes bookies; gov’t admits domain-blocking failure
24 October 2017
Russia's chamber of commerce forms new bookmaker subcommittee to address betting-related issues; Communications Minister says domain-blocking doesn't work.
- 888.ru sports betting site launches in Russia; new online lottery restrictions?
16 June 2016
Launch of 888.ru -- no relation to 888 Holdings -- gives Russia two licensed online betting operators, while online lotteries face curbs.
- Russia’s bookmakers struggling to adapt to new online licensing, payment regime
23 March 2016
Russia's bookmakers struggle to adapt to government's new online sports betting licensing, payments and advertising regimes.