The head of the Executive Committee for the reform of Ukraine Mikhail Saakashvili called on to legalize gambling in the country. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
According to Saakashvili, gambling and so works in Ukraine, but the dividends it receives no budget, and “kryshevateli”. “According to our preliminary estimates, introducing a single fixed license as the online and physical casino, in the first year budget to more than $ 230 million profit,” he said.
The head of the Committee added that “gambling is allowed to build entire world-renowned city”: Las Vegas and Batumi. “We can identify certain depressed regions or territories and turn them literally in the Klondike”, — assured Saakashvili. For this, he said, should “not invent a new corruption enemies, not to create any useless commissions, regulatory authorities and other schemes”.
The prohibition of gambling in Ukraine operates since 2009. In the Verkhovna Rada a bill on legalization of gambling.