Tag Archives: oleg zhuravskiy
- 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 bookmakers protest gov’t plan to tax bettors’ winnings
June 19, 2015
Russia's bookmakers are protesting their government’s proposal to tax sports bettors’ winnings. Russia is in the process of regulating its online sports betting market and its most recent draft decree was published in May. The Ministry of Finance’s latest proposal calls for bettors to be exempt from a 13% betting...
- Russian online sports betting licensing details could lead to action against international operators
May 15, 2015
Russia has offered further clarification on its plans to legalize online sports betting. On May 8, Russia published Government Decree No. 452, spelling out “additional requirements for the organizers of gambling.” The document confirms previous reports that all Russian-licensed online sports betting operators will be required to process payments through...
- Russian bookies face the axe; online gambling legislation due in February?
December 12, 2013
Russia is seeking to amend its already restrictive gambling laws to allow regional governments to ban bookmakers. In 2007, regional governments were permitted to ban betting shops within their jurisdictions, and 17 of them opted to do so. But so long as a bookie held a federally issued license, they...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017