In Russia, legally operating betting companies paid 1.85 billion rubles of mandatory targeted contributions for the first quarter of 2021. This money from betting, we recall, goes to the development of professional and youth sports in the Russian Federation. The leaders in the payment of deductions among betting shops in Russia are Fonbet, Winline, 1xStavka, Liga Stavok and Parimatch, recently co-owned by Dmitry Sergeev (CEO of Parimatch in the CIS). In particular, Fonbet accounted for 708.5 million rubles, Winline – 287.5 million, 1xStavka – 194.6 million, Parimatch – 93.3 million rubles. Analysts noted that at the end of 2020, Russian bookmakers paid a total of 2.25 billion rubles, and according to the results of 2019 – 1.15 billion rubles of targeted deductions. My Lucky Story wrote that in 2020, the government imposed a total tax on gambling in the total of 1.59 billion rubles for bookmakers operating in the Russian Federation on legal grounds.