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India’s spending on rummy, fantasy sports increases 26% in 2021

India’s online gaming spend, including rummy and fantasy sports, has increased 26 percent year-on-year in 2021, according to a Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Ernst & Young (EY) report. 

Kerala High Court strikes down online rummy ban

The Kerala High Court has struck down the government’s attempt to ban online rummy, holding that it is a skill-based game and thus protected...

Taj Rummy to launch fantasy sports range

Taj Rummy, an Indian skill-based gaming company, is moving into the fantasy sports field to cater to the fast growing demand for fantasy gaming in India.

Kerala bans online rummy

The Indian state government of Kerala has joined Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu in specifically banning online rummy or other games played for stakes.

Kerala state government may be moving to ban online rummy

The Kerala state government in southern India has informed the Kerala High Court that it has proposed to remove the exemption given to online rummy by issuing a notification under the provisions of the Kerala Gaming Act of 1960.

Sameer Barde talks online rummy in India [Podcast]

Sameer Barde, chief executive officer of The Online Rummy Federation sat down with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton to discuss the outlook for his industry in India.

Rummy association backs Tamil Nadu regulation, warns against restrictions

India's Online Rummy Association said it welcomes potential regulation of the online skill games sector in Tamil Nadu, but urges the government not to introduce prohibitive legislation. 

Madras court wades into the online rummy debate

The Madras High Court has voiced concern that unemployed youth are becoming gambling addicts under the influence of online rummy games, and it has...

AIGF welcomes India’s move to develop online gambling regulation

India’s move to set up an inter-ministerial panel to study regulations for skill-based online gambling has been welcomed as a “step in the right direction” for the burgeoning industry.

Telangana rethinking online gambling ban, has draft legislation

The state of Telangana may be having a change of heart on its decision to ban all forms of gambling, marking another key step towards regulating the already booming Indian market.