India

The Gujarat High Court has dismissed a petition seeking permission for poker and rummy to be played at a city club.

Online rummy operators Ace2Three and Rummycircle have announced the launch of a new not-for-profit federation aimed at empowering the online rummy industry.

The Telangana legislative assembly have passed the Telangana Gaming (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Monday, which aims to outlaw games of skill for stakes.

 It’s been a busy year in India on the gambling front, at least for the lawyers involved in fighting court challenges on multiple fronts as to the legality of online skill gaming.

Local officials from the village of Candolim have rejected plans for a land-based casino at a five-star hotel at Annavaddo, Candolim.

Social gaming company Nazara Gaming and venture fund Kae Capital have invested an undisclosed amount in a real money daily fantasy sports platform.

Sikkim is set to open its first public airport at the end of the month, which is likely to benefit the gambling industry in the state.

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) held the All India Gaming Summit 2017 on Saturday at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

A massive illegal betting racket suspected to have generated over Rs. 100 crores (US$15.15 million) in unaccounted income has been uncovered and booked by tax authorities.

The Goa government on Monday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to crack down on “matka gambling” in the state, on directions from the Bombay High Court.

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