Jakta CV


Association of gaming organizers, authorized technicians and producers of gaming equipment

Gracanicka 11 · 11000 Belgrade · Republic of Serbia


+ 381.11.2623229 + 381.63.105.3434 mobile · office@jakta.rs


Work on the improvement of professional attitudes and relationships in the Serbian gambling industry ~ Assist in meeting the legal obligations of its members ~ Work on providing the best business conditions for all representatives of the gaming industry of Serbia and raising standards in this area towards convergence and harmonization with Europe and other countries of the world


 Main data:
Date of foundation: 19. August  2005. In Ministry of Labour and Social Politics

Adress:  Cara Lazara 10, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
Number of members: 29 regular members in Republic of Serbia and 9 associate members from European Countries.

General data:

October 2008              Jakta participates on 1. Eastern European Gaming Summit – EEGS

January 2009               Jakta becomes a member of European Federation EUROMAT

October 2009              Jakta participates on 2. Eastern European Gaming Summit – EEGS

November 2009          Jakta participates at presentation of Euroamt’s presentation of

‘’Responsible Gaming in EU” in Brussels

March 2010                Jakta becomes collective member of Serbian Association of

October 2010             Jakta participates on 3. . Eastern European Gaming Summit – EEGS

February 2011             Jakta president becomes member of Steering Commitee of Serbian

Association of Employers

February 2011             Jakta participates  in Parliament in Strasbourg in preliminary

consultations regarding adoption of ‘’ Green Paper on online

gambling in EU’’ with vice-president of Internal Market and

Costumer Protection Committee

February 2011 – till today

President of  Jakta is member of working group of European Parliament for gambling

Institutions and organization with which Jakta cooperates or is a partner:


Games of chance administration of Republic of Serbia

Games of chance administration of Montenegro

Ministry of Finance of Montenegro

Games of chance administration of Republic of Srpska

Tax Administration – Office for games of chance of Republic of Croatia

Office for supervision of games of chance of Republic of Slovenia

Federal Ministry of Finance of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Department for Games of chance

Tax Administration – Department for Games of chance of Brcko District

Republic of Serbia:

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Economy and Regional Development
Ministry of Culture, media and information society
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Ministry of Education and Science
Ministry of Youth and Sports
Administration for Games of Chance
Statistical Office
Serbian Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA)
Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises
Business Registers Agency
Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering
The anti-corruption Agency
Congress Bureau of Serbia
Serbian Association of Employers
Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Belgrade Chamber of Commerce
Counseling for pathological gambling “Chance”
Laboratories for testing security of slot machines: Vinca and AD Kvalitet Nis


GREF –  Gaming Regulators European Forum

SKAT –  Tax Administration of Denmark

Netherlands gaming control board

CFM – Federal Commission for Games of chance of Swiss

AAMS – Amministrazione autonoma dei monopoli di Stato, Italija

DICTAO – Sécurité des transactions et des informations électroniques, France

Policy Action – Brussels

GLI – Gaming Laboratories International

SIQ – Slovenian Institute of Quality and Metrology

BMM – Compliance, gaming technical standards

GSA – Gaming Standard Association

Gambling Compliance UK – the leading online publisher of legal, regulatory, political and business information for global gaming industry

GBGC – global betting&gaming consultants

Gaming publishing LTD

EGR – E Gaming Review

Involvement and activities:

Within Euromat  JAKTA gain professional development regarding games of chance and regulations that accompany games of chance in the EU:

Framework Services Directive 

E-commerce Directive 

Infringement proceedings 

ECJ cases 


Study on gambling in the Internal Market


Dealing with the Euro 

European Parliament Own-Initiative Report 

Council deliberations on gambling policy 

Position on remote gambling regulation in the EU

DRAFT REPORT on on-line gambling in the Internal Market

(2011/2084(INI)) Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Rapporteur: Jürgen Creutzmann


2009 – present            Jakta  regularly prepares and sends the data on the gaming industry

for the Balkans to the EU Commission
2010, March               Jakta  in co-operation with the Association of Employers organized

the conference: “The gray economy and the introduction of EU

standards in games of chance”
2010, March               Jakta presented study with an analysis of gambling markets in the

Republic of Serbia with the data on the size of the legal and gray

market, the risk of money laundering and crime prevention and

consumer protection in the gambling sector.
2010, April                  The Belgrade Chamber of Commerce initiate and organize the first

conference in the Republic of Serbia as the “Responsible games of

chance in Serbia ‘
2010, May                   Participate in the presentation of the ‘Law on Employment of

Persons with Disabilities’ in the City Hall. Jakta actively helps its

members to adapt to new laws, especially the Law on Employment

of People with Disabilities
2010, May                   Jakta in cooperation with the Association of Employers of Serbia and

the Serbian Chamber of Commerce is negotiating for equal

protection of its members with SOKOJ and OFPS organizations.
2010, 2011                  in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia

initiated and organized two regulatory conferences of former

Yugoslav countries with the support and presence of the President

2010                             Jakta is actively working on the development and adoption of

amendments to the Law on Games of Chance in December 2010

2011, February             representative of Serbia in Strasbourg, ‘EU Outreach Exercise’.

Direct contact with the Vice President of the Committee for

Internal Market and Protection. Independent expert in making

notification of the German law on games of chance in the EU

Commission – DG Internal Market & Services: Notification

2011/188/D – First Amended German Interstate Treaty on

2011                            Jakta joined Initiative for Amendments of Act, which prohibits

smoking in facilities in which to organize games of chance
2011                            Jakta was actively engaged in consultations in a new Law on

Games of Chance of the Republic of Serbia
2011, May                    Jakta supported initiative of the establishment of the Macedonian

Association APIS, which gathered representatives of all the gaming

industry of Macedonia
2011, May                   Jakta attend the regular GLI – Round Table for regulators in

2011, May                  At the Regular General Assembly  of Euromat  Jakta got  the

nomination for the organization  conference for representatives of

the industry of games of chance from 24 countries of the EU in May

2011, September        Jakta participate at a public hearing at the Ministry of Finance of R.

Serbia on the new Law on Games of Chance
2011, October            Jakta participate in the Working Group on Amendments to the Law

on Games of Chance in Montenegro at the invitation of the Ministry

of Finance of Montenegro
2011, October           Jakta participate in public debate on Amending the Law on Games of

Chance, at the invitation of Montenegro Government of
2011, October           Jakta organized the 3rd regulatory conference of countries of the

former Yugoslavia under the title: “European integration in games of

chance.” Their attendance and participation were regulators and

experts from almost all European countries, including the Secretary

of the Games of chance Administration of Netherlands Mr. Eric Van


References , links:

• According to the statute of Jakta Associations, the requirement to become a member of the Association is to have legitimate business in accordance with applicable legislation of the Republic of Serbia.
• Jakta is committed to achieving equal conditions for all games of chance market players , for a well regulated and controlled market, the increase of activities of the entire community in preventing addiction from gambling exposure and protection of minors gambling, intellectual property protection, on-line control of the regulator and supports and encourages all forms of action aimed at preventing criminal activity and the fight to prevent money laundering.

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