Expert: “Illegal Casino – The Main Threat For Legal Gambling Of Ukraine”
The authorities of ukraine continue to actively fight with shadow organizers of gambling. Illegal institutions carry a lot of negativity for every citizen of the state. This opinion folles the head of the all-ukrainian cooncil of gambling (ukrainian gambling council) anton kuchukhidze.
According to the expert, the new government headed by president vladimir zelensky launched a large-scale campaign to combat illegal gambling business for one – to improve the image of the ukrainian state in the international arena and ensure the influx of foreign capital in the state budget from legal operators.
"The shadow sector is a real threat to our society. It prevents the development of a full-fledged gambling. I can confirm that in ukraine since 2019, the number of illegal gambling institutions has noticeably. To see it, you do not need to be a professional or an expert. However, the black market continues to exist, it cannot be denyed, "said anton kuchukhidze.
According to the the functioner, now the commision on gambling and lotteries (krult) is actively interacting with law enforcement agencies for the joint combat with illegal gambling business.
"Of course, to stop the activity of all is not yet possible, but the pressure on the shadow market is colossal. Today, such operators cannot function safely within the framework of local jurisdiction, since the government took into order in this industry, "the expert added.
Kuchukhidze is sure to solve the problem of illegal gambling business in ukraine in two ways. The first is to establish an effective market monitoring system, which is based on honest work law enforcement and police. The second is direct communication between legal operators and authorities. According to him, the first can have reliable information about the location of illegal gambling establishments, and the second – possess all the information tools to combat such companies.
Recall, new rules for the work of gambling business of ukraine limit the bonus campaigns of operators.