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The Maharashtra government has filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court, saying that online lotteries have been conducted as per rules, tax is being paid, with no infirmities or illegalities.

Forged lottery tickets have found their way to Kochi once again, with local police unable to bust local syndicates.

Union Defence Minister and former Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar has ruled out the removal of casinos, saying they are 'fait accompli' of the Goa government.

Goa's ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticized the opposition Congress' idea for an opinion poll on casinos in the state, terming it as a joke.

The Congress in Goa has reportedly demanded an opinion poll on whether the state should continue to have casinos.

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has reportedly turned down a proposal sent by the home department to legalize casinos in the state, according to inside sources.

The Bombay High Court has given the Maharashtra government an ultimatum - file an affidavit or close all online lotteries within two weeks.

The recently formed All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has appealed to the Prime Minister to legalize sports betting in the country.

Days after the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced it will be looking into the legality of stock exchange based games, Satyug Gold Pvt. Ltd. has withdrawn its real money offering on its website.

Delta Corp Ltd., India’s largest gaming and hospitality company has informed its intention to acquire 26 percent shares in Gauss Networks Pvt. Ltd., owner and operator of online poker brand Adda52.com.

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