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SOCHI, September 20. /ITAR-TASS/. A concept of organising a gambling zone in Crimea will be ready by the yearend, and implementation of the investment project is to begin in 2015, Crimea’s Acting Head Sergei Aksenov said in an interview with ITAR-TASS on Saturday.
“Now we are studying views of experts who at different times were involved in organisation of gambling zones in various parts of the world, and, of course, we are doing our best to adapt the best experience to the territory of the Republic of Crimea,” he said.
“The current situation is special do to the announced sanctions; many people would like to gamble, but mostly those are foreigners. I am sure we shall be able to offer conditions comfortable for them.”
In a recent interview with ITAR-TASS, the official said the expected investments in construction of the gambling zone in Crimea could make between 100 million and one billion dollars. The gambling zone will be located near the city of Yalta.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a law including the Republic of Crimea in the list of territories, which may host gambling zones. The law was published online on July 23.