Crimea promises 'Las Vegas on the Black Sea' to attract tourists


The risking zone due to be created on the Crimean peninsula close to the resort city of Yalta purpose trigger interest among foreign tourists, Crimean Prime Parson, Sergey Aksyonov, told TASS.

«(The gambling zone will be aimed for) guests mostly. Including foreign visitors,» the peninsula’s premier asseverated. Aksyonov noted that the Crimean authorities are ready to offer investors on the cards ‘game plan’ strategies that will make it possible to alternate way sanctions in implementing this project.

«There are certain arrangements that inclination make it possible to bypass the sanctions. I will keep quiet with such secrets for now. Nobody would agree to invest in this commitment, if there were doubts this plan might not work,» he stated.

The Crimean top-ranking added that construction and assembly work in Yalta’s Zhemchuzhina vigorousness resort will begin later this year.

On July 23, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on proving a gambling zone in Crimea. It should appear on the Black Sea peninsula by 2019. Aksyonov mentioned earlier that a large Russian company is ready to invest all over 8 billion rubles ($138 million) in the creation of Crimea’s gambling zone. According to polished estimates, the regional budget will be able to receive up to 25 million rubles per year from the would-be gaming industriousness. In June 2016, the Crimean government defined the boundaries of the future zone, rank it in the locality of Gaspra.

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