Tag Archives: KRAIL

Winter judgements to re-shape Ukraine’s gambling marketplace

A make-or-break end of year beckons for Ukraine’s nascent gambling sector, as the definitive tax framework and technical amendments of the Gambling Law are scrutinised by the Verkhovna Rada.  Though sanctioned last August, the Rada’s failure to settle on the Gambling Law’s tax, licensing and technical arrangements has frustrated domestic incumbents, whilst leaving international operators in limbo with regards to …

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Ukraine gambling’s corruption flaws exposed by KRAIL arrest

Ukraine’s regulated gambling marketplace has been brought into disrepute following the arrest of a member of newly formed regulatory agency – The Commission for the Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries (KRAIL). Last Friday, NABU – Ukraine’s federal anti-corruption bureau – issued a statement confirming the arrest of an unnamed member of KRAIL, who was charged with “receiving an illegal benefit …

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VBet secures Ukraine casino and poker licences

VBet, the flagship B2C brand of BetConstruct, has secured licence approval to operate online casino and poker verticals for Ukraine’s newly regulated gambling marketplace. BetConstruct confirmed that VBet had received its formal licensing approval from KRAIL, Ukraine’s Gambling and Lotteries Commission, which approved the brand as Ukraine’s first licensed online poker room. Welcoming KRAIL’s approval, BetConstruct Founder and CEO Vigen …

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