Legislation on gambling – Ukraine

The law on legalization of gambling business was signed by the President of Ukraine on August 11th.

Online and offline gambling has been restricted in Ukraine since 2009.

The Law provides for regulation in the following areas of gambling:

∙ casinos (land-based and online);
∙ sports betting (land-based and online);
∙ slot machines;
∙ lotteries;
∙ online poker games; and
∙ other gambling services (e.g. supply of gambling software).

All the above types of gambling activities are subject to licensing.

The Law covers the licensing conditions for each of the above gambling areas, specifying details such as duration, license fees, locations and infrastructure of land-based gambling outlets, etc.

You may find a short summary of the law via this link

As the key drafters of the Law, ETERNA LAW will be happy to assist with any matter connected with gambling business/investments to Ukrainian gambling market.