Verkhovna Rada adopted in first reading bill No.2285-d on state regulation of the organization and conduct of gambling during a meeting on January 16.
According to the parliament statement 260 deputies voted for. This is reported in a message on the parliament official website.
Organization and conduct the gambling in casinos gambling, and via the Internet. Organization the betting activities at shops and also Through Internet, organization the games in halls of slot machines, release lotteries, and organization poker games over the Internet.
The law provided for an online monitoring system, which will allow government to control over the activities of the organizers of gambling and access to data.
Legal machines will be available only in 3-5 star hotels. According to the estimates of the committee, budget revenues from the legalization of gambling in the first year will amount to 2.5 to 4 billion hryvna.
Bill also provides for the creation of a special Fund in the state budget of Ukraine to support medicine, sports and culture, to reap returns.