India

The Indian Poker Association has suspended poker operations at the YMCA Club in Ahmedabad and has put its plans to open more poker clubs in the city on hold following a number of police raids, Glaws reports.

The government of India is looking to place lottery tickets in the highest GST bracket of 28 percent, according to industry insiders.

Authorities in Uttar Pradesh busted an illegal betting ring on Friday, and have uncovered an inventive betting device which allow bets to be placed simultaneously during a live match.

Venture firm Matrix Partners India has made more than 20 times returns by selling its stake in Head InfoTech India, the operator of online rummy website Ace2Three.

Canadian investment firm Clairvest Group and a consortium of investors has acquired a majority stake in the operator of online rummy website Ace2Three.

The Supreme Court on Friday has agreed to hear a petition regarding the legalization of sports betting in the country.

Despite the hike in the entertainment tax and license fees for onshore and offshore casinos in the state, Goa’s casino operators have decided not to increase their entry fees.

The Hyderabad High Court has rejected Rummy club pleas for non-interference by Police, after the authorities allegedly interfered with the petitioner’s Rummy clubs.

The state home department has initiated the process of banning entry of Goans into casinos, and plans to send the file for cabinet’s approval.

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

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