Tag Archives: Liga Stavok
- 32Red extend Rangers deal; Liga Stavok win Russian football bid
June 14, 2017
Online gambling operator 32Red has extended its sponsorship ties to Scottish footballers Glasgow Rangers for another two years. On Wednesday, Rangers management announced that the team had extended its current shirt sponsorship deal with 32Red for a further two seasons. 32Red, which is now part of the Kindred Group, has...
- Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia’s bookmaking industry is in mourning following Friday's news of the untimely death of Oleg Zhuravsky. Zhuravsky (pictured), president of the First Self-Regulatory Organization of Russian Bookmakers (First SRO) and former president of Russian betting operator Liga Stavok, died suddenly on Thursday, just two weeks after celebrating his 48th birthday....
- Russian online bookies deny claims of customer data hacks
November 30, 2016
Russian bookmakers have been forced to publicly deny that their customers’ sensitive information has been hacked and offered for sale to the highest bidder. The kerfuffle began last week when Dmitry Sergeyev, CEO of bookmaker Digital Betting, posted a note to his Facebook page saying one of the country’s largest...
- Russia to ban bets on non-sports events
June 27, 2016
Russia’s bookmakers are up in arms over their government’s plans to ban betting on non-sports events. In April, Russian authorities published the draft text of a bill that would require bookmakers to pay a 10% tax on their online sports betting sales. Last week, the draft was amended to include...
- 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...
- 1xbet tops Russian bookie search rankings; Liga Stavok opens Russia’s first OTB shop
March 16, 2016
Russian bookmaker 1xbet is the country’s top searched-for betting operator, according to new research. A new report by marketing agency Specialists E-iq and Market Leader magazine showed betting operator 1xbet dominating a list of the top 18 bookmaker brands searched for by Moscow-based punters on leading Russian search engine Yandex...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017