Little chance of reprieve for Ukrainian gambling

Cabinet: Gambling business unlikely to be licensed

The Ukrainian News reports the ban on gambling imposed by the Ukrainian government in a controversial move last year (see previous InfoPowa reports) is unlikely to be lifted unless there is a change of government.

The government's position on the issue was reinforced this week by news that the Cabinet of Ministers has - in resolution 14 of January 6 - excluded gambling from the list of economic activities that can be licensed in the country.

The exclusion also embraces the organisation and maintenance of gambling establishments from the list of licensed types of economic activity.

However, it appears that existing land gambling licensees involved in lottery activities are exceptions to the overall ban.

On May 15, 2009, the Verkhovna Rada banned gambling on the territory of settlements within Ukraine following similar draconian actions by the Russian government.

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