Friday, September 24, 2021

AIGF says Karnataka online gaming ban hurt rising sector

The Karnataka government’s moves to ban online gambling has drawn the ire of the All-India Gaming Federation, who says that the move will remove the state’s standing of being a tech-hub and start-up capital. 
goa, casinos

Goa casinos to reopen after four months of closures

Casinos in Goa will be allowed to reopen Monday, allowing those who are fully vaccinated, or provide a negative Covid-19 test to enter.
MPL, India, Gaming Unicorn

MPL becomes India’s second gaming unicorn

Mobile Premier League has become India's second gaming unicorn with a pre-money valuation of $2.3 billion after its latest funding round.
Online gambling

India tech body suggests 18% of platform fee as GST for online gaming

Indiatech.org has recommended to the government that General Sales Tax should be charged at 18 percent of the platform fee for skill-based gaming companies.
Taj Rummy launch Fantasy sports range

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.
india, esports

Courts uphold skill-game legality in major step forward for industry

India is viewed as one of the most promising markets in Asia for the skill-based online gambling industry and recent court rulings have helped cement the legality of the practice.

Goa Investment Promotion Board clears Delta Corp project

Goa's Investment Promotion board has approved 11 projects, including one from Delta Corp. to build an entertainment hub in Pernem.
PUBG tops India's esports ladder

Asia slowly readies itself for legal esports betting

Asia’s legalized esports betting scene is still lightyears away from the likes of Europe and the U.S., though there is an acknowledgment that groundwork is being laid for its future growth. 

Nazara Technologies expands with the acquisition of skill-based OpenPlay

India's Nazara Technologies has bought Hyderabad skill-based gaming company OpenPlay for INR186.4 crores to expand in the country's fast-expanding industry.
Delta Corp, casino, sikkim

Delta Corp reopens casino in Sikkim, others still closed

Delta Corp. has been allowed to reopen its casino in Sikkim, the Denzong Regency, located in Gangtok, Sikkim. The casino offers more than 200 gaming positions across 26 live gaming tables.

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