Saturday, January 18, 2020

India

Maharashtra bans online lotteries from other states

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and state Finance Minister Ajit Pawar have decided to ban online lotteries from other states, in order to support the...

Delta Corp posts stagnant results in Q3

Indian casino operator Delta Corp reported stagnant results in the quarter ending December 31 with almost INR2.1 billion (about US$29.4 million) in net income from operations, a figure that was virtually identical to the previous year.

Playwin defaults on loan repayments, insolvency petition filed

Essel Group’s Pan India Network Limited, which operates various lotteries under the Playwin brand, has found to have defaulted on payment of various dues...

Supreme Court dismisses petitions against Dream 11

A division bench of the Supreme Court has dismissed GST evasion and gambling appeals filed against fantasy sports operator, Dream 11 - upholding a...

Major gambling bust in Maharashtra

Police in Thane city, Maharashtra, just outside Mumbai, raided club on Saturday and arrested 93 people on illegal gambling related charges.

QTech Games targets India with new recruitment drive

Following sustained incremental growth throughout 2019 and Q3 figures, games distributor QTech Games has announced further expansion plans across emerging markets in Asia, featuring...
Big Daddy casino Goa

No site for India casino ships

The Goan government has made no progress in finding another site for the state’s casino ships due to strong local opposition at each of the potential locations.

Meghalaya approves rules for lotteries

Meghalaya, a state in northeastern India along the border with Bangladesh, has approved rules for a state lottery which they hope will become a strong source for state revenues.

Petition to ban card games dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has disposed of the two petitions aiming to ban all forms of online card games, including poker. In a filing in...

NBA secures league’s first live streaming partnership in India

The parent company behind fantasy sports operator Dream 11 has announced its foray into the live streaming business, through an exclusive broadcast deal with...

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Cockfighting bust nets 60 arrests in Phuket

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Hoiana project to receive US$34 million advance

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Lawmaker Akimoto faces rearrest on additional casino bribery charges

As he reaches the 23-day limit of his detention over charges that he accepted 3 million yen (about US$28,000) in bribes from the Chinese lottery firm 500 Dot Com, prosecutors reportedly plan to rearrest former State Minister for the Cabinet Office Tsukasa Akimoto, now believing that the bribes were more than double what they initially suspected.