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On June 7-8, Moscow hosted Russian Gaming Week. The event was focused on the most topical issues of the year.

Russian investor Diamond Fortune Holdings Prim has begun construction of a hotel and entertainment complex, Selena, in Russia’s far eastern Primorye gambling zone.

Russia’s bookmakers see their future as being online, with some major players closing down traditional betting shops to focus on the interactive sector.

 

Russia’s bookmakers see their future as being online, with some major players closing down traditional betting shops to focus on the interactive sector. This year’s Russia Gaming Week reflected that trend with some bookies saying they had eschewed booths at the show to channel funds instead to the development of online services.



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GVC Holdings' European sportsbook subsidiary Bwin is launching an online betting platform in partnership with local businessman Alexander Mamut.

A local court has upheld a decision by the Corporation of the Primorsky Territory gambling zone in Russia’s Far East to terminate a contract with the Royal Time Group over delays in the construction of its casino project.

This week, Moscow will host the 11th annual conference and exhibition, Russian Gaming Week. Presentations over the course of the program will be dedicated to bookmaking with the respect to the new legislation and preparation to the football World Cup 2018.

Russia's major casino - Tigre de Cristal - in the Primorye gambling zone receives 95 percent of its revenues from foreign tourists, Primorye Vice Governor Evgeny Polyansky who oversees the zone said earlier this week while meeting local deputies, according to a statement from the local authorities.

BetConstruct will travel to Moscow to host its eighth Orientation Day Workshop on June 6 and join the Russian Gaming Week on June 7 - 8.

Russian Gaming Week starts in Moscow in a week. It is the largest event in Russia dedicated to the gambling industry.

An investor in the Azov-City gaming zone has announced its intention to invest in the Crimean gambling zone on one condition - for the authorities to provide guarantees it won't be unexpectedly closed like his previous business.

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