Sunday, December 16, 2018

India

Police raid Mumbai online lottery centres

Police have raided seven online lottery centres in central Mumbai, arresting 11 for evading the Goods and Services Tax by issuing hand written tickets...

Delta files petition for Daman license

Delta Corp has filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court calling on the government of the Union Territory of Daman to grant the company a license to operate a casino at its five-star property in the region.

MP questions parliament on legalizing gambling

An independent member of India’s upper house of parliament and former Samajwadi Party General Secretary, Amar Singh, has raised a starred question on legalisation of gambling and betting in the country.

Indonesian firm invests $30m in MPL

Go-Ventures, the investment arm of Go-Jek, one of Indonesia’s most valuable tech startups, is finalising a $30 million financing round in Indian mobile gaming company, Mobile Premier League (MPL), the Economic Times reports.

PlayUp launches India fantasy sports site

Australian betting company PlayUp has launched a new fantasy sports website in India, called Draftstars, according to a report from Glaws. As per a...

Pokerhigh fights competition with Hippo52 merger

The company behind poker website Hippo52 has announced its merger with PokerHigh, a move that they believe would help the two companies face larger...

Women’s group demands offshore casinos removed

The women’s wing of the Goa Forward Party has demanded the removal of offshore casinos from Goa, saying they “affected women,” local media reports....

Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.

AIGF demands probe on illegal foreign betting websites

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding action be taken against offshore betting websites that have been...

Cruise association wants gambling allowed within Indian waters

The India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA) has petitioned the Prime Minister to amend current gambling laws which would allow gambling on cruise ships within...

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