New Speaker Announced for Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021

By Simon Wright, Last updated Jul 1, 2023

Ivan Rudy, Chairman of the Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries has been confirmed as a speaker at Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021, which will be held on February 24-25. The event is organised by Smile-Expo.

Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries is a key body on the Ukrainian gambling market. It provides control over activities related to the organisation and conduct of gambling. The state structure was created by the Cabinet of Ministers in order to ensure transparent interaction between business and regulatory authorities.

The regulator oversees the launch of the gambling business, its legalization, licenses market participants and monitors their work. The main mission of the commission is to create a system that will simplify the working conditions in the gambling and lottery sector.

The powers of the collegial body include:

  • development of licensing conditions for conducting gambling business;
  • issuance and revocation of licenses;
  • establishment of requirements for the state system of online monitoring and its administration;
  • consideration of complaints from gamblers and other persons about the actions of gambling operators;
  • submission of proposals to state authorities regarding draft laws and other regulatory documents in the field of gambling;
  • creation of favorable conditions for attracting investments in the gambling sphere, etc.

Ivan was appointed as Head of the commission in October 2020. Prior to that, he served as secretary of the Advisory Council for war veterans, bereaved families of defenders of Ukraine. He also has experience in management, finance and international relations and has a status of the ATO veteran.

On February 24, Ivan will open UGW 2021 conference that will bring together lawmakers, members of specialised associations, Ukrainian and foreign gambling experts on one platform.

Don’t miss UGW 2021 festive promotion: two tickets at the price of one

Celebrating Christmas holidays, we are launching a promotion: each buyer of ticket to Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021 gets an extra ticket of the same category as a gift.

The promotion will run from December 24, 2020 to January 14, 2021. During this period, all buyers of tickets to Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021 exhibition receive a second ticket as a gift. And everyone who purchase a ticket to UGW conference get a second one with the same options.

The price of two tickets to the exhibition during the promotional period is 1000 UAH 500 UAH.

The price of two tickets of “Conference + Exhibition” category during the promotional period is 6000 UAH 3000 UAH.

To get two tickets at the price of one, go to the registration section on the official website and fill out the appropriate form.

About Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021

The large-scale Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021 industry exhibition will be held on February 24-25 at IEC in Kyiv. Leaders of the global gambling market will present their products and services at the event.

First day of the event will feature a conference, where leading experts will talk about the details of gambling regulation, analyse the main provisions of the legislation, as well as discuss the prospects for the development of the gambling industry and other relevant topics.

Simon Wright

Simon Wright has been both a player and an observer of the online casino industry for over 15 years. His knowledge of the online casino industry – to include sports is massive. Not many folks have the experience or his knowledge about online gambling. His adoration of football is also noted. He has painted his house blue (Chelsea) and annoys his neighbors with local football songs on game days.

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