Forecast for Russian betting operators and gambling zones advance: breaking news in the gambling realm

Forecast for Russian betting operators and gambling zones advance: breaking news in the gambling realm
11.01.2019

New objects to come up in Primorye and Krasnaya Polyana, a gambling zone is offered to appear in Crimean non-touristy sites while Russian loto draws a million. Follow the digest to find out more about these and other gambling events.

Primorye to introduce a golf course

A non-gambling object golf course is to be established in Primorye. The construction works will be held by a South Korean company Dongnam that plans to finish the project until the end of the next year.

The first stage will include the development of the necessary infrastructure, nine holes, a clubhouse, and a modern hotel with 100 rooms. The construction works are estimated at 2 billion rubles.

A new casino is set up in Krasnaya Polyana

Rosa Khutor Resort in Krasnaya Polyana now has a new casino Boomerang. It was opened on January 4, 2019. As reported by Director of development at the gambling zone Dmitry Anfinogenov, this process will take a long time.

In the future, apart from a casino and a cold table concept, there will be a sports bar and a restaurant with a nightclub on the second floor. Besides, there will be a small hotel resort. Karaoke and additional VIP gambling zones may be opened.

Crimean gambling zone is offered to open in a non-touristy place

Head of Financial Market Committee at the State Duma of the Russian Federation Anatoly Aksakov announced that a gambling zone in Crimea has to be established in a region with poor infrastructure.

The Deputy reckons that placement of a gambling zone on the South Coast of Crimea is impractical: there are no problems with tourist attraction due to the region’s popularity.

However, some experts express another point of view. Previously, the Crimean government stated that Katsiveli urban-type settlement on the South Coast of Crimea would become the most convenient place for a gambling zone.

Russian betting companies to prosper in 2019

The President of the SRO of Bookmakers Darina Denisova claimed that 2019 would be prolific to legal betting companies in Russia.

Association CEO thinks that the 2018 FIFA World Cup brought considerable changes to the betting sphere.

As Darina Denisova anticipates, new betting business regulations will pose difficulties in 2019. However, the association will support all Russian betting providers that work within the legal framework.

Russian loto draws a million rubles

Celebrating New Year, Russian loto conducted a million rubles drawing. Two winners will get 500 million rubles each.

A total prize fund was 2 billion rubles. As reported by lottery organizers, 150 participants won one million rubles while 12 players got 833 000 rubles each.


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