Russia's Ministry of Finance recommends removing local bookmaker Fonbet from a list of 646 companies deemed to be crucial to the national economy.
Russian bookmakers express confusion as rival Fonbet makes list of 646 companied deemed to be ‘systemically important' to the national economy.
Russia's casinos close to minimize COVID-19 spread while bookmakers ask government for tax and rates relief as betting volume plummets.
Russia's leading online sports betting operator Fonbet registers .ru online poker domain, despite online poker play currently being illegal.
Fonbet's website scored highest among Russian-licensed online sports betting operators in online traffic in 2018, narrowly edging out rival 1xBet.
Russian bookmaker Fonbet was the top television advertiser during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, topping even the event's official sponsors.
Russia temporarily blocks access to Google.ru domain due to one of the search engine's pages redirecting to a banned online gambling domain.
Russian legislators expected to approve new online gambling payment processing curbs on Friday; Fonbet relaunches Russian site via Fonbet.ru domain.
Casino operator MGM Resorts files trademark infringement suit v. Korean online casino; Russian bookmaker Fonbet wins trademark suit against cybersquatter.
Digital Sports Tech has entered the Russian market for the first time via a deal with the country’s largest sportsbook operator, Fonbet.