The Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan stated that none of the nine potential lottery operators comply with the legislative requirements.
According to information published onthe official website of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, potential candidates were required to confirm their compliance with the current law of 2016 "On lotteries and lottery activities", setting out the data in the relevant documents.
The Office reported that the analysis of the applications of candidates showed that none is in compliance with the legislative provisions.
Note: According to the Law on Lotteries and Lottery Activities of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, it is authorized to issue a permit for holding a lottery. As part of the provision, new criteria were created to determine the status of the "lottery operator" and new concepts were introduced. Since no operator has confirmed its status, companies are not allowed to conduct a lottery on legal grounds in the Republic of Kazakhstan.