New bill bans remote gambling. The
Amendments to existing gambling law were introduced by Kazakhstan's Minister of Culture & Sports, Arystanbek Mukhamediuly , at an extended session of the Committee for economic policy, innovative development & entrepreneurship , this week.
According to multiple media sources, the draft bill prohibits remote gambling under the Civil Procedure Code. It also outlaws any gambling internet resources offered by local & foreign operators.
Other amendments concern terrestrial gambling establishments & include new restrictions for betting offices along with restrictions on the number of gambling tables & gaming machines at casinos.
The procedure for attaining a gambling licence would also be reviewed & tightened as well as a reevaluation of existing tax rates.