Ukrainian Politics, Economics

 Party of Regions Proposes to Legalize Gambling

The draft law "On Gambling" was registered by deputy Oleh Tsarev (Party of Regions) on Friday, February 1.

Thetext of the document is not yet published on the website of theVerkhovna Rada, but as the deputy himself stated it repeats asimilar bill filed by him in Fall of 2011, reportsKommersant-Ukraine.

Then the deputy proposed to remove sanctions onthe country's gambling industry (effective from 2009). Theterritory for gambling was proposed to be limited to five-starhotels across the country and three-and four-star hotels in theCrimea.

The previous bill had not been agreed in theappropriate committee on finance, banking, tax and customs policy,and chief scientific and expert management put forward a number ofcomments and remarks to it.

"I hope this Parliament will pass the bill,"said Oleh Tsarev.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n231938