Together with the SBU, the Ministry of Justice, the Kiev Research Institute of forensic examinations, the state financial monitoring service of Ukraine and the NBU, the state of Bureau of Investigation established the a link between Sia Royal Pay Europe and 1xBet, the Russian bookmaker.

The Supreme Anti-Corruption Court recovered securities and funds totaling more than UAH 1.8 billion from Sia Royal Pay Europe. The company is linked to the Russian bookmaker 1xBet and is represented in Ukraine by Your Betting Company LLC. UNN reported this, citing the State Bureau of Investigation.
The message says The Supreme Anti-Corruption Court granted the claim of the Ministry of justice to apply a sanction in the form of recovery of assets to the state income. The decision, based on materials from the State Bureau of Investigation’s criminal proceedings, led to the collection of securities and funds totaling more than UAH 1.8 billion for state revenue.
Currently, authorities have sanctioned Sia Royal Pay Europe for 5 years and Your Betting Company LLC for 50 years.
The State Bureau of Investigation, along with government agencies, confirmed that the Ukrainian bank accounts of SIA ROYAL PAY EUROPE contain funds related to Russian business and capital. These funds total more than 1.8 billion hryvnia equivalent and lack appropriate confirmation of their sources of origin. Based on court decisions, the state Bureau of Investigation seized these funds in June 2023 and transferred them to the management of the National Agency of Ukraine for the identification, search and management of assets obtained from corruption and other crimes.
Ukraine citizens nominally owned Tbk LLC. Simultaneously, InformNapalm journalists report that Russian citizens control the 1xBet brand. These citizens are Roman Semiokhin, Sergey Karshkov, and Dmitry Kazorin.