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2 million euro from gambling to be spent on school sports

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4 million Leva (almost 2 million euro) in revenues from gambling is to be distributed among state-run and municipal schools for the construction of new and the repair of existing gyms and playgrounds.  

The sum has been budgeted for in a joint annual programme of the ministers of education and science, and youth and sports. The money is being granted under the Gambling Act by force of which no less than 10% of the revenue from gambling is spent on repairs, reconstruction, overhaul or construction of new sporting facilities in schools.

Reporting by Andrey Borisov, Horizont channel, BNR

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