Tag Archives: Liga Stavok

Parimatch and bet365 close Russian operations as Ukraine invasion intensifies

As global condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, some international bookmakers have made the decision to cease operations in the country.  Notably, Cyprus-based but Kyiv-founded operator Parimatch has announced that it is withdrawing its Russian franchise, citing the “military aggression of the Russian Federation in Ukraine”. A statement from the company released yesterday confirmed that termination documents have been …

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Liga Stavok strengthens position in sports and esports with AS Monaco

Liga Stavok has linked with French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco, becoming the regional partner of the team for the 2021/22 season, whilst also strengthening its position in esports with Gambit Esports. As a result of the collaboration with the French top-flight team, the Russian sports betting operator will gain brand exposure in its home market via virtual LED technology …

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Yury Krasovskiy: How Liga Stavok promotes Russian football on the international stage

ury Krasovskiy discusses how Liga Stavok’s initiatives are making the RPL “even more spectacular and exciting” for international bettors

In an exclusive interview for SBC News ahead of the upcoming Russian Premier League (RPL) season – which is due to start on 23 July – Yury Krasovskiy discusses how Liga Stavok’s initiatives are making the RPL “even more spectacular and exciting” for international bettors and why long-term partnerships with sports organisations are helping the operator to achieve its goals. …

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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

bet365 & Bookmaker Ratings - Copyright: boarding1now / 123RF Stock Photo

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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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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