The amendments to the RA law on “Lotteries” were approved by the Armenian National Parliament. Starting from 2020, the activities of bookmakers will be prohibited in Yerevan.
The amendments to the law were initiated by Alen Simonyan, as well as Sipan Pashinyan and Naira Zohrabyan. The bookmaker activities will be allowed in other cities in Armenia including Tsakhkadzor, Meghri, Sevan, and Jermuk.
The employees of “GoodWin” company started a protest against the project. Later, the representatives of the company met with the NP government and reached an agreement (Law on Prohibiting Bookmakers’ Activities approved by the National Assembly of Armenia, eurasiareview.com (June 4, 2019) (in English)).