Russian President Calls For Sterner Illegal Gambling Measures

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT CALLS FOR STERNER ILLEGAL GAMBLING MEASURES

29th November, 2010 at 14:33:35
Source: http://www.azonlinecasinos.com

Those found involved in clandestine gambling sites should be imprisoned says President

The dictatorial Russian banning of gambling in general entered a new phase this week when Russian President Dmitry Medvedev , clearly displeased at the fact that many gambling operations have gone underground, called for sterner measures.

Itar Tass.com reports that Medvedev has demanded that all clandestine gambling sites and casinos in Moscow should be closed and their owners should be sent to prison.

‚Of late I receive much information that clandestine gambling sites became wide spread in Moscow,‚ he said at a meeting with Moscow City Mayor Sergei Sobyanin this week.

Medvedev has instructed the City Mayor ‚to take necessary measures, conduct raids and find those who violate the law," and went on to say that ‚those involved in such gambling businesses should be imprisoned.‚

Sobyanin assured that ‚together with law enforcement agencies necessary raids will be held‚ and the President will be briefed about the results.

Related News Tags:



« News index »



RUSSIAN DUMA APPROVES LEVY ON BOOKMAKING FIRMS (Update)

21st March, 2017 at 11:24:11
Law requires bookmakers to pay 5 percent of revenues every quarter towards the development of sports.

POKERSTARS CASINO MAKES THREE MILLIONAIRES IN ONE MONTH

10th March, 2017 at 19:59:37
Over $4.2 million won from million dollar jackpots at PokerStars Casino in 27 days from end-January to end-February this year..

RUSSIAN DEAL FOR VSOFTCO

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
Virtual sports software developer partners with Moscow-based Inbet Games.

RUSSIAN FEDS HIKE FINES ON NON-COMPLIANT INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS

23rd February, 2017 at 08:37:42
Not huge fines by Western standards, but this is Russia.

BETVICTOR EXITS RUSSIAN MARKET

18th February, 2017 at 07:46:19
Players advised to withdraw positive balances in their accounts.