The world of casinos and gambling supports Ukraine
the reaction of game creators to russia's attack is the withdrawal of more companies from the russian market, suspending financial operations with russia, blocking russian users and refusal to sell their own software if it was to be used in the territory of the aggressor state. world casinos and online games industry are combined to support the inhabitants of ukraine also by collecting money for charity organizations.
Since the beginning of the military conflict in Ukraine, thousands of people have lost their belongings, their homes or, unfortunately, even life. The number of victims is growing from day to day and in many regions you need urgent humanitarian aid and militan.
More and more countries and NGOs Solidarity with Ukraine, providing your support as both materially and humanely. the online game industry was not behind and also decided to express its empathy in the face of war. this is realized by collecting funds for people resettled from their native lands.
"Igaming for Ukraine" initiative
The charity was initiated at the beginning of March 2023 by the game industry, which united to support Ukraine.
Beyondplay: "It is great to have so many large companies on board, because the game industry is collecting funds for charity Choose Love Foundation. The industry extremely supports our efforts when we try to help our friends in Ukraine in this difficult time. "
The initial goal was to collect 250,000 pounds, however, in connection with the great involvement of donors, in a week we managed to accumulate as much as 190,000 pounds, which resulted in the fact that at the end of the month the assumed sum was exceeded. All proceeds from the campaign will be transferred to the fundraiser of funds for the crisis in Ukraine of the British foundation called Choose Love.
Betsson Group (known to players from Casino Betsson, Betsafe or Casinoeuro) remains the largest donor to date, who declared 50,000 pounds for this initiative, while other significant contributions came from, among others Microgaming, Fast Track, Cash Magnet, Better Collective, Just for the Win, także Funfair Games, Sports Media Holdings, Enteractive, Green Jade Games, Clarion Gaming oraz VIXIO i wielu innych.
Campaign's goal and Choose Love Foundation
the campaign will provide funds by supporting the choose love foundation, which will transfer donations to humanitarian activities in ukraine.
the organization speaks loudly about its goals.
Choose Love: "We raise the voice and visibility of refugees and stimulate public support for efficient social organizations providing significant support for refugees along migration routes around the world."
So far, over 4.5 million people have escaped from Ukraine, and Choose Love collects money to provide the necessary help and services for those who are still in the country, as well as for those who run away from the conflict areas. This includes emergency medical care, food, shelter, clothing, legal support, support for the LGBTQia+ community and mental health support.
Choose Love has so far assisted to 23 organizations helping in Ukraine and in its surroundings. From the beginning of the campaign, she allocated $ 1.4 million to humanitarian organizations, including money collected from campaigns in the gaming industry.
Best-aucasinosites for Ukraine
Also, the Best-aucasinosites team is actively given in terms of help for Ukraine - we participate in financial collections, we spread awareness about war and help in organizing humanitarian aid.
Our players also provide help, paying money through the blue banner of #standwithukraine visible at the top of the page. Financial resources can be allocated to the foundation Return alive Be directly to special official account, created by the Bank of Ukraine.
The casino business turns from Russia
The gambling industry has strong connections with Ukraine, in which there are several centers of computer game technology, development studies and support networks for operators and suppliers, struggling with the reality of invasion led by Vladimir Putin. In the face of the next situation, many companies introduce financial and evacuation packages for employees and their families.
In addition, companies operating in Ukraine provide their employees with additional holidays and special subsidies, as well as offer help in organizing evacuation.
Cutting Russia from business
The world spoke and continues to do what in his power to express his opposition to the invasion. Many gambling operators and related companies have left the market, and subsequent ones add their names to this list.
Cooperation with Russian companies and offering your services or products in Russia for many casinos and money games operators is now unthinkable. Since the beginning of the outbreak of war, we have been observing how subsequent operators suspend operations in this country, thus expressing support for Ukrainians.