Russian Online Gambling Crackdown Peaks

Telecomms regulator Roskomnadzor blacklists 1,882 gambling domains…in a week!

The publication Betting Business Russia reports that Russian telecomms regulator Roskomnadzor reached new heights in its continuing campaign against online gambling domains this month, blaclklisting 1,882 gambling domains as unauthorised and unlicensed in the week April 8 to 14.

Another 172 websites were blocked for publishing information on bookmakers, casinos, gambling machines, and sweepstakes.

In March the federal regulator reportedly ordered the blocking of 7,398 sites or mirror sites with gambling content, and last year blacklisted a total of 62,734 gambling related domains.