Bookmakers operating in Russia paid 2.2 billion rubles in earmarked contributions to the state in 2020. This amount is twice the amount that the companies transferred in 2019, analysts said. The money goes to support professional and youth sports. In addition, for the same purposes, the offices paid the state five percent of their income. Earlier it was reported about a serious reduction in casino revenues in Macau, this was affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus. And in Israel, regular bans from the authorities have affected the state of affairs in the gambling industry.