India

The Indian Poker Association (IPA) is set to launch four new poker rooms in the country by May 1st, reports Glaws.

The government of Kerala is considering a new law that would negate the impact of the Goods & Services Tax (GST) on lotteries.

Delta Corp shares have slumped on the Bombay Stock Exchange, dropping 17 percent from a 52-week high set on April 5, following rumours that the federal government may try to merge the coastal union territory of Daman with neighbouring Gujarat.

The son of a Bharatiya Janata Party MP has been booked by police for allegedly betting on IPL matches.

Australian gaming supplier Aristocrat says it is planning to invest more in Indian entrepreneurs, a move unrelated to its core gaming business.

The arrests of Crown Resort employees in China last year has reinforced the risks associated with relying on high value mainland gamblers.

Rummy website Ace2Three is set to be acquired by a consortium of foreign funds led by Canadian Private Equity fund Clairvest Group Inc. for around CAD$100 million (US$74 million).

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has uncovered a massive loss in revenue for the Nagaland state government due to irregularities in the conduct of Nagaland State lotteries.

Activities such as betting and gambling in India could attract a Goods and Services tax (GST) rate of more than 18 percent, says Union Revenue Secretary Dr. Hasmukh Adhia.

The Sikkim High Court has upheld the rules brought through the Finance Act 2016 which stipulate that persons engaged in the marketing, organizing, selling or facilitation of lottery liable to service tax.

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