TV companies may have the functions of bookmakers

TV channels, which are sporting, can get the right to accept online bets on them. Such an initiative comes from the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Interfax writes.

TV companies may have the functions of bookmakers

As explained by Deputy Minister of Sports NataliaParshikova, with the help of this concept, the Ministry of Transport plans to expand the possibilities of online betting in Russia. If the concept is approved, TV companies that broadcast sports will be given the opportunity to earn money as well.

Earlier it became known that from the forthcomingof the bill excluded the norm obliging bookmakers and sweepstakes to pay for the use of the names of the competitions if their organizer did not give an official permission for this.

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