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The Kyrgyz parliament has approved a law legalising casinos for foreign tourists in the territory of the Issyk-Kul region.
Parimatch chief executive Sergey Portnov believes the company's experience in the chaotic operating environment of the Commonwealth of Independent States will help it succeed in the nascent African gambling market.
The unanimous approval of a bill to allow skill games on slot machines in Nevada and Kyrgyzstan’s decision to extend its gambling ban are among this week’s news events.
Kyrgyzstan’s authorities say they have clamped down on venues which defied the January 1 ban, but in light of black market concerns senior officials already are searching for alternatives.
Kyrgyzstan's gambling operators have been left hoping the country’s president will not sign into law a nationwide gambling ban after parliament as expected voted to make gaming illegal.