penalized licensed operators turnover 2018 in May, 10 billion lari.
National Statistics Service's "biznespresniusis for" data provided by, Last year, the turnover section, where the gambling sector is also included, According to the preliminary result 12,596 billion USD. Adjusted data statistics for October will, However, if 2017 we take the data on, we'll see, the "art, Entertainment and leisure "section from the turnover of more than 97% of the gambling business accounted for.
More specifically, 2017 In the section "Art, Fun and Recreation "gross turnover 6176,6 billion, from where 6050,1 billion was gambled. 2018 In this section of the business turnover of subjects 12,598 billion USD (According to preliminary data). According to statisticians, Of this amount, approximately 9/10 (It 10 billion exceeds) possibly, That gambling should be.
"It is true, The exact figure on the amount of gambling business, Later will be known, However, if previous years' statistics and see the correlation, 2018 year 12,5 Gel billion turnover, about 9/10 possibly, Coming from a gambling. This is 10 billion more than ", – Told "biznespresniuss" statistician Soso Archvadze.
According to him, "Increase in the turnover rate indicates two things – one's, the increased income of the population, a large part of the business goes to the, ranks second in the neighboring countries, "the players' arrival, where gambling is prohibited.
Here is another thing to be considered – Gambling money laundering associated with high risk. It happens all the country, This allowed the business. Therefore, I think, Georgia law enforcement agencies should pay more attention to the scale of business growth ", – said "biznespresniuss" Soso Archvadze.
FYI, Section "Art, Entertainment and Leisure "contains a wide range of different cultural, Entertainment and leisure interests, live performances, Museums, Gambling, sports and leisure activities, including. The, "art, Entertainment and leisure "section reflects the turnover of enterprises engaged in gambling turnover, which is determined by the sum of the bets every time.