The Number Of Bookmakers In Moscow Sharply Decreased In 2018
In 2018, the total number of bookmakers in the capital of russia decreased by 60. It became known from representatives of the press service of the department of regional security and countering moscow corruption.
According to the report, the bookmakers took place from the market, in which gross violations were identified. Many of them offered not only the service of sports rates, but also other gambling, which are prohibited in the territory of the russian federation. The facts of violation were identified following the results of inspections held by law enforcement agencies.
So, at the beginning of last year, in the capital there were a total of 535 points of betting. By the end of 2018, this amount fell to 476. The total amount of tax deductions from the organizers of the gambling business amounted to 322.5 million rubles.
In january and february of this year, representatives of the metropolitan department of regional security and anti-corruption operated on the inventory of premises in which gambling clubs were located. According to the results of the inspections, it was revealed that in many addresses, where the bookmakers or chairs of slot machines were previously located, cafes, shops and other facilities of the service sector were opened.
It has previously known that sports rates have become increasingly involving elderly people. The number of pensioners among the bc clients has increased by 137% over the past year.