The Ministry of youth and sports of Ukraine approved sports poker an official sport. Corresponding position contains in the order of the Ministry of youth and sport No. 3780 dated August 16, 2018, placed on the Ministry’s website.
“To recognize the sport in Ukraine “Sports poker”, – said in the order signed by the Minister Igor Zhdanov. The relevant paragraph shall be submitted to section II of the Register of recognized sports in Ukraine, approved by order of the Ministry of sports No. 639 dated 11 March 2015.
At the same time, according to the same order, the Ministry of youth and sports denied the public organization “Federation Kiokusin Kay Ukraine” in recognition of sport “Kiokusin”.
Earlier it was reported that the world’s football star Neymar on the poker tournament has won 21 thousand dollars last year. A resident of new Jersey won in poker $ 8 million.