Ukrainian finance minister: Gambling revenues may reach 5-9 bln
According to conservative estimates, the gambling revenues in Ukraine may reach UAH 5-9 billion.
“According to our conservative estimates, this [gambling revenues] is UAH 5-9 billion of a resource that can be fully mobilized if everything works out,” Finance Minister of Ukraine Oksana Markarova said in an interview with LB.ua Ukrainian online media outlet.
At the same time, she noted that the bill on gambling business had been already finalized and submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
“The same refers to the bill on the legalization of amber production. These are realistic revenues that can be stipulated in the draft budget,” the minister added.
On October 18, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered a draft law on state regulation of organization and conduct of gambling which was elaborated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
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