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A team of international experts
supporting the growth of gambling business community

WHO ARE OUR MAIN CLIENTS?

governments — seeking to understand and regulate the gambling industry;

operators — from early stages to listed global powerhouses;

iGaming tech — platforms and game developers, payment hubs, affiliate software providers;

banking & payments organisations — from corporate banking, acquiring and PSPs to gateways, wallets and vouchers.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS USE US FOR?

  • governments:

That have an initiative to regulate (or reform) its gambling industry — we can bring you up to speed with the prevalent international trends in gambling regulation and support your legislation-related decisions with market studies and data from around the globe. We can further provide language for the proposed regulations and help you to implement effective internal and external communication strategies.

  • operators:

That are exploring possibilities to expand into a new region or market — 4H Agency can provide all the necessary data and tools to make informed decisions and devise an appropriate market-entry strategy, construed on a cost-based approach and up-to-date overview of the regulatory landscape.

That have chosen to expand into a regulated market — we can assemble a tailored multidisciplinary team and lead you through the entire licensing process. If you are not interested in another license, then we can identify the right local partner for you and orchestrate a joint venture or acquisition deal.

That are targeting unregulated markets — 4H Agency can both suggest payment solutions and produce an impact assessment of the possible regulatory hurdles that may affect your presence in these markets and your international operations in regulated markets.

That are seeking to reduce transaction costs or diversify their banking & payments suppliers in their target markets — we continuously compare the offering of leading providers in different markets which enables us to source suitable solutions for a corporate bank account, payment processing or acquiring, electronic wallets or vouchers. In addition, we can guide you through the corporate structuring and internal processes that you can undertake in order to unlock more solutions.

  • iGaming tech:

That are expanding into a market with licensing or regulatory requirements for iGaming tech companies — 4H Agency can assist you with identifying and obtaining the applicable licenses, certificates, and authorisations.

  • banking & payments organisations serving the gambling industry:

That are starting operations — we can assist you with identifying banking partners supporting your operations, drafting and reviewing policies (such as AML/CFT), instituting procedures (such as screening) and with the relevant licensing and authorisation requirements.

That are expanding into new jurisdictions or verticals — 4H Agency can assist you with building and implementing a roadmap that will facilitate the entry into the market. We can assist with different entry approaches: individual entry, with a local partner or through acquisition. Further 4H Agency can provide insight into the market conditions and the respective regulatory requirements.

WE HAVE ALREADY ASSISTED CLIENTS IN THE FOLLOWING JURISDICTIONS:

 Angola Malta Argentina
 Mexico Armenia Moldova
 Australia Lithuania Azerbaijan
 Nigeria Belarus Kenya
 Brazil Peru Canada
 Poland Chile Portugal
 Columbia Latvia Cyprus
 South Africa Estonia Switzerland
 France Tajikistan Georgia
 Uganda Kazakhstan Ukraine
 North
 Macedonia
 United
 Kingdom
 Russian
 Federation
 United States
 of America
 New
 Zealand
 Uzbekistan

Ilya Machavariani
Ilya Machavariani

CEO, Senior Partner

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Ivan Kurochkin
Ivan Kurochkin

Partner

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Dmitri Bezruchko
Dmitri Bezruchko

Head of Public Relations

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Michel Reznik
Michel Reznik

Head of Banking & Payments

michel.r@4h.agency

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Viktor Kuzmenko
Viktor Kuzmenko

Senior Consultant

viktor.k@4h.agency

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Bogdan Podilchuk
Bogdan Podilchuk

Senior Consultant

bogdan.p@4h.agency

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Daria Osipovskaya
Daria Osipovskaya

Head of Finance

daria.o@4h.agency

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Sophia Balashvili
Sophia Balashvili

Consultant

sophia.b@4h.agency

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Ilya Machavariani
Ilya Machavariani

CEO, Senior Partner

im@4h.agency

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Ivan Kurochkin
Ivan Kurochkin

Partner

ik@4h.agency

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Dmitri Bezruchko
Dmitri Bezruchko

Head of Public Relations

dmitri.b@4h.agency

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Michel Reznik
Michel Reznik

Head of Banking & Payments

michel.r@4h.agency

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Viktor Kuzmenko
Viktor Kuzmenko

Senior Consultant

viktor.k@4h.agency

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Bogdan Podilchuk
Bogdan Podilchuk

Senior Consultant

bogdan.p@4h.agency

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Daria Osipovskaya
Daria Osipovskaya

Head of Finance

daria.o@4h.agency

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Sophia Balashvili
Sophia Balashvili

Consultant

sophia.b@4h.agency

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