First SRO has received official status in Russia
Moscow. December, 23. The First Self-regulatory Organization of Russian Bookmakers (First SRO) has received official status as a self-regulatory organization. Our organization, founded in full accordance with the current Russian legislation, has been the first to be granted official status among other organizations of bookmakers.
Sportradar AG and the First SRO signed an unprecedented agreement on cooperation
The First Self-regulatory Organization of Russian Bookmakers (First SRO) and Sportradar AG, the world's leading expert and partner of international sports federations in struggle against match-fixing, have signed a partnership agreement. This event can be rightly described as unprecedented in the bookmaking business.
Additional limits on bookmaking companies and totalizators
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation has drafted a government resolution regarding the "additional requirements to organizers of gambling" (hereinafter the resolution). The main goal of regulation is to establish additional requirements to organizers of gambling according to Passage 15, Federal Law Article 6 from the 29th of December, 2006, № 244-FZ "of the State regulation of the organization and conduct of gambling and on amending some legislative acts of the Russian Federation and particular legislative acts of the Russian Federation" (hereinafter the federal law), which entered into force on the 22nd of August, 2014.
The President of Russian Federation put an end to the struggle against illegal betting on the Internet
Moscow, July 21. Today, President Vladimir Putin signed a law which introduces global changes to the structure of the Russian bookmaker business (the amendments to the law no.244-FZ of the "State regulation of the organization and conduct of gambling").
Oleg Zhuravsky, the President of the Self-regulatory Organization of Russian Bookmakers (SRO) congratulates the football fans with a start of the World Cup
Dear football fans! I congratulate you with a start of the World Cup, the major sporting event we have been waiting for four years. Without exaggeration, it is a real football feast for millions of fans!
Roskomnadzor and SRO blocked the access to the gambling sites in Russia
According to the resolution of Roskomnadzor from 22nd of March, all the access to several websites with gambling activity, illegally working on the territory of Russian Federation was blocked today. It happened after the appellation from Self Regulatory Organization of Bookmakers of Russia was passed to Roskomnadzor, due to the fight against illegal bookmaking activity on the Russian territory and on the threshold of the adoption of the new amendments to the Regulations.
Authorities will get rid of illegal gambling business
At the request of the president Vladimir Putin, Ministry of Finance of Russian Federation made amendments to the law №244-FZ “On the state regulation of activities associated with the organization of and carrying on gambling”, which are aimed to fill in gaps in current legislature of Russian Federation, as well as to provide effective mechanism to fight illegal gambling, including online gambling.