India

The Bangalore Turf Club has finally received a license to conduct summer races after it was held back due to a CID probe.

The seven poker clubs who had filed separate petitions in the Gujarat High Court urging to recognize poker as a game of skill, has withdrawn their respective Special Criminal Applications from the court.

Eventus International is launching the first The Sports Betting & Gaming India Conference (SBGI), scheduled to take place on the February 27 - 28, 2018 at Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, India.

British businessman Raj Kundra and his Bollywood star wife Shilpa Shetty Kundra have partnered with the International Federation of Poker (IFP) to launch a new poker league in India.

India’s largest casino operator, Delta Corp Limited reported profits of Rs. 740 million (US$11.5 million) for the 2016-2017 financial year, representing a rise of 94.7 percent compared to FY16, according to a filing from the operator on Tuesday.

The Law Commission of India has issued a public notice to stakeholders and members of the general public asking whether gambling and betting should be legalized.

The Telangana government is considering banning online poker and rummy and classify it with other forms of gambling and betting, local media reports.

The Gujarat High Court has adjourned the hearing called by the Indian Poker Association to June 9th, saying the matter was not urgent enough to be taken up in the vacation.

The Calcutta High Court had rejected the plea from Rajat Agarwal's Pokerguru to retain exclusive rights to the brand ‘Spartan Poker’, putting an end to a long running dispute between Poker Guru and Quadrific Media (IPC).

Mizoram’s main Opposition party Mizo National Front has intensified its calls for an investigation into the lottery scandal which allegedly led to Rs 11,808.8 crore (US$1.7 billion) in tax losses from 2012 to 2015.

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