India, operated by Lucknow-based Club Empire Tech Pvt. Ltd., has joined the Microgaming-led India Poker Network.

Golden Globe Hotels, owned by politician Gopal Kanda, plans to begin operating a sixth offshore casino in Goa, taking on the Maharajah casino on a six-month lease.

The government in the state of Goa will announce its new policy to govern the casino industry next week, with all five offshore casinos expected to be relocated from the Mandovi river, local media reports.

The Delhi High Court has agreed to hear a petition for poker to be recognized as a game of skill and for charges filed against a group of players in a 2016 raid to be dropped.

The petition to quash charges was filed by New Delhi resident Karan Mutha, who was arrested in a gambling raid in the city in September of last year. Seven people were arrested in the raid and charges filed for gaming in a common gaming house.

Golden Play Pvt. Ltd, an operator of online gaming in India’s northern state of Sikkim, plans to start casino operations and is eyeing further expansion in the region.

The International Cricket Council has opened an investigation into allegations made by the U.K.’s Sun newspaper that the third Ashes test has been targeted in an Indian illegal gambling scam, but says it sees no evidence as yet.

Resorts World Genting is expecting the opening of the Twentieth Century Fox World theme park to drive up the number of Indian visitors to the resort.

The Gujarat High Court on Monday has rejected the petition from poker clubs seeking for poker to be recognized as a skill game, and has ruled it as a game of chance.

Westbridge Capital has sold part of its stake in soon-to-be-listed Nazara Games for $51 million, marking the largest private investment in the gaming space in India to date.

Total profit of Kerala’s lottery department is expected to decrease 6 to 8 percent this fiscal year, due to the implementation of new GST rules and a revision of the lottery ticket price structure earlier this year.