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Roskomnadzor demands Russian search engines delist & deny ‘unlicensed’ bookmakers

The Russian government continues to enforce stringent measures in order to block its national consumers from accessing unlicensed international betting operator services. Last week, the government authorised media regulator Roskomnadzor to demand all leading Russian search engines including Yandex, Mail.ru, Ultika and Sputnik to delist and deny access to remote operators deemed to be ‘blacklisted’.   At present, it remains …

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Bet365 holds firm despite changing bookmaker demand in Russia

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As the process of “squeezing out” foreign bookmakers in Russia gathers pace, bet365 is one of the only operators to avoid a decreased level of interest from Russian users. Data compiled by Bookmaker Ratings has shown that the practice of blocking online bookmakers prohibited in Russia has affected the number of inquiries via search engine Yandex, as users want to …

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Russia wants crack down on online payment providers

Russia’s government is preparing to step up its efforts of restriction against ‘unlicensed’ foreign bookmakers targeting its national consumers. This week Russian news sources have detailed that Ministry of Finance has drafted a set of new provisions targeting restrictions on banks and online payment processors, with a view of severely limiting the number of paid transactions made to foreign operators. The …

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Fonbet Russia launches new online sports betting property bkfon.ru

Russian bookmaker Fonbet has launched its new online sports betting property bkfon.ru, becoming Russia’s sixth licensed operator. Fonbet a member of Russia’s Bookmakers Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) launches its bkfon.ru website, having gained its license approval by Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor. In order to comply with Russian online betting laws, the new Fonbet property will adhere to strict payment processing regulations …

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Leon.ru becomes fifth licensed Russian sports betting operator

Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor has approved Leon.ru as the country’s fifth licensed online sports betting operator. Leon.ru has been launched by Russian retail bookmaker SRO, who currently operate 300 betting points under a state federal tax license, which was awarded to Leon.ru’s previous corporate identity of Euromir. The new operator follows Liga Stavok, 888.ru, Winline and 1xBet as an approved …

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