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The Hyderabad High Court has given permission for online rummy petitioners, who are currently disputing the online gaming ban in Telangana, to continue operations outside of the state.

The High Court of Bombay in Goa is reportedly questioning whether the Crime Branch is capable of getting to the bottom of illegal matka gambling in the state.

The All India Federation of Lottery Trade & Allied Industries is urging the government to impose GST on 'margin' money, rather than the face value of the lottery ticket as it is currently planned.

Casino vessel MV Lucky 7 has been given approval to anchor in Panaji as a refuge vessel due to the monsoon season.

Four private companies in India have been slammed for their involvement in the Mizoram lottery scandal which allegedly led to Rs 11,808.8 crore (US$1.7 billion) in tax losses from 2012 to 2015..

At least three rummy operators, Ace2Three, Rummy Circle and Junglee Rummy have approached the Telangana & Andhra High Court challenging the ordinance banning online rummy.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced a dual GST rate for lottery tickets following a GST Council meeting on Sunday.

Online rummy will soon be officially banned in Telangana after the state cabinet approved the ordinance to ban online gaming on Saturday.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has directed government officials to draft an ordinance to strengthen the state’s anti-gambling laws.

Online rummy operator Ace2Three is looking to become a player in the fantasy sports market, investing in soon-to-be-launched fantasy sports portal Fan Fight, operated by WCFN Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

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