India

Illegal cockfighting in Andhra Pradesh is as popular as ever, despite a court order stopping the blood-sport.

A legal tug-of-war over the ‘Spartan Poker’ brand is heating up, with Pokerguru planning to file a lawsuit against promoters of the Indian Poker Championship (IPC).

The Zimbabwean government is reportedly seeking help from an India-based gaming and technology company in order to improve the operation of its state lotteries.

A law firm has reportedly been engaged by the Law Commission to gather opinion on whether sports could be legalized in India.

The Goa government has been given four weeks to make its decision on whether to license its sixth offshore casino.

Delta Corp has announced it will launch its newest casino, Casino Deltin Denzong on January 14, 2017.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused Goa’s casinos of cheating the state government of Rs 4,000 crore (US$586.8 million) in tax revenues every year.

Goa’s chief election officer has warned casinos against laundering money for political parties in light of the upcoming state elections on February 4.

Elections are scheduled in Goa in early 2017 and one of the key issues for political parties is the fate of casinos.

The Gujarat High Court on Monday admitted a petition filed by Hotel Ramada seeking permission to organize poker in its establishment, on the grounds that it is a game of skill, rather than gambling.

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