Sun05192019

Robins Global News & Noticias



  • Shipping Advice
    Shipping Advice
  • Featured Guest Post
    Featured Guest Post
  • Featured Guest Post
    Featured Guest Post
  • Featured Guest Post
    Featured Guest Post
  • Trump Pence News
    Trump Pence News
  • Weather Alerts
    Weather Alerts

RobinsPost News Network

+ Larger Font | + Smaller Font

Gaming Developer Network

Gaming Software News: Gambling Business Legalization in Belarus: What Has Changed and How Online Casinos Work Today


On April 1, 2019, online casinos started to operate legally in Belarus. New rules for gambling platforms have been set by the law “On the improvement of legal regulation of the gambling business” signed on August 7, 2018.

How has gambling been developing in Belarus?

Gambling started its way to development in Belarus in 2009. That was the year when Russia passed the law banning casinos, so Belarus opened its market for Russian citizens.

However, over the period from 2015 to 2017, the gambling business has been slowly decreasing. In two years, the number of casinos has dropped from 32 to 24, and the number of licensed operators has declined by 27. Moreover, the amount of gambling rooms and slot machines has decreased significantly.

In 2018, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree which gave operators an opportunity to start and develop online gambling businesses.

What has changed?

Games. According to the new decree, it is legal to start and develop betting offices, online casinos, slot machine rooms, land-based casinos and sweepstakes in the country. Operators are able to conduct online card games, bingo, slots, roulettes, as well as accept bets online.

Starting and running a gambling business. Online casino licenses are controlled by the Ministry of Tax and Duties of the Republic of Belarus. To get a license, an online gambling business operators have to:

  • оpen a bank account;
  • register the domain name in Belarus;
  • provide a report from the expert stating that online casino meets the requirements;
  • have a certificate stating that data protection systems meet the information protection demands;
  • provide papers with casino operators identities;
  • pay state duty.

All the online casinos money operations are monitored by the so-called special computer cash system (SCCS). By August 1, 2019, all gambling platforms have to use the software, as the system is responsible for registering and controlling deposits and pay-outs.

Gambling business can only be organized by a legal entity of the Republic of Belarus, while a license can only be obtained after two years working in a land-based casino.

Players. The decree changed the minimum age of gamblers. The legal age of casino players raised from 18 to 21 years in order to minimize negative consequences. The age is now determined by the players’ identification.

Taxes. Starting from April 1, the gambling business tax equals 4%, and the income tax rate equals 4% and is levied on all the winnings.

Future forecasts

According to the decree, by April 1, 2021, players from Belarus will not be able to gamble on foreign websites, as international gambling platforms will be blocked. Citizens of Belarus will get a large offer of various games on the legal gambling platforms, which will decrease the cash outflow from the country.

Still, foreign operators will get a chance to buy a company with two years of gambling experience in Belarus. This way, they will obtain gambling license, keep players and ensure new cash inflow.

Apart from that, raising the players’ legal age and imposing industry regulations, Belarus will protect casino users from frauds and will get closer to more responsible gambling.



Get Full News Story On RobinsPost Gaming News Network


Listen to this article. Speaker link opens in a new window.
Text To Speech BETA Test Version.


Print Friendly and PDF Share Embed


Related News Stories From The Web And More

Related Bing News

Gaming Software News: Gambling Business Legalization in Belarus: What Has Changed and How Online Casinos Work Today | Gaming Developer Network | RobinsPost News Network - Newscast

‘Game of Thrones’ Is Going Out Fighting. So Will Its Audience.

Sun, 19 May 2019 05:21:00 GMT

“Game of Thrones” began in 2011 ... In the later seasons, the show rushed and emphasized visual spectacles over character development. Last Sunday, when Daenerys, portrayed through most of the series ...

A Game of Thrones prequel is coming: Here's everything we know so far

Sun, 19 May 2019 04:22:00 GMT

Although that process is likely perfunctory, it also suggests a show still in early stages of development. In other words, 2020 is possible but don't be surprised if it ends up airing in 2021 or 2022. ...

Real-life filming locations from when 'Game of Thrones' was good

Sun, 19 May 2019 00:48:00 GMT

Sometimes, being a "Game of Thrones" fan was as exhausting as a triple-shift in the Night's Watch. But as we survivors pick our way through the embers of burnt-out narrative arc and character ...

Capcom Says RE Engine Will Power Its Next-Gen Game Development, Numerous Titles Already in the Works

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:17:00 GMT

Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. Capcom is on a roll after the one-two punch of Resident Evil 2 Remake and Devil May Cry 5 earlier this year. Both games ...

Warren Spector Wants Disney to Get Back into Video Game Development

Fri, 17 May 2019 10:56:00 GMT

It wasn’t all too long ago when Disney attempted to make a serious push into the video game industry. Attempting to create both original IP and games based off it’s wide catalog of properties, the ...

Related Bing Web Search

Home - GameDev.net - Your Game Development Community

(Fri, 17 May 2019 02:12:00 GMT)

GameDev.net is your game development community. Create an account for your GameDev Portfolio and participate in the largest developer community in the games industry.

Game Development - Udemy

(Sat, 18 May 2019 01:14:00 GMT)

Enroll in online courses to learn game development from home. Master popular tools, such as Unity and C++, to create original games and apps.

Game Development Training Courses - Microsoft Virtual Academy

(Wed, 15 May 2019 13:20:00 GMT)

Want to create game apps? Get started today, with our game development training courses. Designed and taught by the experts, our on-demand classes make it easy to learn game development on your schedule. Stay up to date on the tools and skills you need to build games for Windows PCs, tablets and mobile devices.

Introduction to Game Development | Coursera

(Fri, 17 May 2019 10:48:00 GMT)

Learn Introduction to Game Development from Michigan State University. If you love games and want to learn how to make them, then this course will start you down that path. Making games is a creative and technical art form. In this course you ...

What is Video Game Development? (The Complete Guide)

(Tue, 07 May 2019 20:39:00 GMT)

In its simplest form, video game development is the process of making a video game. You take an idea or a concept for a game, and you develop, program, engineer, render, record, mix, produce, test, etc. until you have a full-fledged game.

Game Development — Game Grumps: The Website

(Fri, 17 May 2019 05:25:00 GMT)

Game Grumps is an in-house game development and publishing studio. We are focused on creating fun and exciting games. I mean, what the heck else would we be interested in? Here are the games we've developed or are currently working on.

Game Development Bachelor's Degree - Full Sail University

(Fri, 17 May 2019 14:51:00 GMT)

Full Sail University’s Game Development bachelor of science degree program guides students through the entire game development cycle, from preproduction to finished product. Your education will enhance your ability to create program code for 3D graphic display, ...

Browsing Game Development - store.steampowered.com

(Wed, 15 May 2019 05:49:00 GMT)

Browse the newest, top selling and discounted Game Development products on Steam New and Trending Top Selling What's Popular Upcoming Results exclude some products based on your preferences. $4.99. Jitsumi's Game Booster. Early Access, Utilities, Game Development ...

Game Development - gwinnetttech.edu

(Fri, 17 May 2019 04:57:00 GMT)

Game Development is predicted to have an annual growth rate of 6 percent according to the United States Department of Labor. Learn with the latest technology on today's hottest video games with Gwinnett Tech's Game Development degree, diploma, or certificate.

How to Start Your Game Development - Unity

(Thu, 16 May 2019 11:53:00 GMT)

The first in a series of four videos on how to get started making your first game. Whether you're looking for a game industry career or simply curious about the way game developers think, Extra Credits makes video game design approachable by exploring concepts like gamification, perfect imbalance ...

Related News Story Videos From Youtube

6 Months of Learning Game Development in Unity (Progress & Result)



5 Reasons Why Game Development Is SO HARD!



How To Get into Game Development! (Teachers, School, Self-Taught and MORE!)



8 Solo Game Developer Mistakes to Avoid! [2019]



What I Learned After 1000 Hours of Game Development (Unity in 2019)







Blow Us A Whistle

Comments (Whistles) Designed By Disqus




Company Information

Official Content Providers











PRIVACY POLICY

We recommend Firefox 3 (and above), Edge, and Chrome for dynamic performance.
© 2008-2019 RobinsPost (The Bird's Eye View Company) All rights are reserved.
RobinsPost provides links to news sites based on their RSS feeds.
All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by news sources.
News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources:
Bing News, Google News, NewsApi.org and YouTube Search Results.
ROBINSPOST Is Proudly Made In America.
Where Quality, Safety and Service Comes First.