Friday, December 18, 2020, 00:29 (GMT + 7)
(Sports news) On the morning of December 17, the seminar: “Digital technology and state management of sports betting” took place excitingly.
In the morning (December 17), a seminar on “Digital technology and state management of sports betting” was held in Hanoi. Some experts, people working on betting services want to have a reputable and legal playground for Vietnam’s multi-billion dollar forecasting market in the future.
Professor Nguyen Mai speaks at a seminar on the morning of December 17 in Hanoi
The legalization of a number of sports betting activities, including football, horse racing, dog racing, was discussed before the 2000s by state management agencies to limit illegal betting and foreign currency bleeding. Increasing revenue for the budget, at the same time minimizing the consequences and negative effects is the problem repeatedly mentioned.
On January 24, 2017, after a 15-year drafting process, Decree No. 06/2017 / ND-CP dated January 24, 2017 on betting on horse racing, dog racing and international football ( referred to as Decree 06) was issued. However, from the time the pen was written until its enactment lasted for 15 years, Decree 06 has become obsolete, hindering businesses’ business.
The seminar was attended by representatives of some committees of the National Assembly, Central Economic Committee, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Information and Communications, Ministry of Justice, Government Office. , Business associations in the field of information technology and prize-winning entertainment, economists and information technology experts.
Opening speech at the seminar, Doctor (TS). Nguyen Anh Tuan, Editor-in-Chief of Investor Magazine, Head of the Organizing Committee of the Seminar said “:” Completing laws and policies to create a favorable legal environment for business investment activities is a mission. is very interested by the Government and the Prime Minister. Just recently, the Prime Minister issued Directive 43 / CT-TTG, dated December 11, 2020, on improving the quality of law construction, completing laws and enhancing the effectiveness of law enforcement “.
According to TS. Nguyen Anh Tuan, 3 main issues of delegates presenting at the seminar are: Some comments on the Draft Decree amending Decree 06 / ND-CP, some issues related to the application of digital technology. in sports betting and the application of digital technology in sports betting – from the perspective of the Draft Decree amending and supplementing a number of articles in Decree No. 06/2017 / ND-CP January 24, 2017 by the Government.
At the seminar, Professor Nguyen Mai, Chairman of the Association of Foreign Investment Enterprises (VAFIE), said: “The National Assembly has just approved the economic growth forecast for 2021, 6%, lower than the average of 4 years 2016-2019. Large corporations and enterprises are aware that, in the context of the heavy impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, traditional management and business platforms are not able to adapt; Therefore, speeding up the digital transformation will create opportunities to help businesses rotate their products, attract tourists, soon recover and break through.
Professor Nguyen Mai emphasized: “I share concerns of businesses doing business with prizes that if only betting via smartphones but not using the internet, it will limit participants. betting, it is impossible to prevent people from illegally betting on foreign servers from legally betting in our country; making little revenue, high staking costs not attractive. For me, football betting is only used. text message (SMS), not using the internet will be impossible “.
No business has yet been licensed to do the business of predicting soccer and sport with prizes.