Monday, August 19, 2019

India

Goa casino policy still under consideration

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says a policy to govern the state’s casinos, coupled with the establishment of a Gaming Commission, is still under examination.

Nazara Technologies goes on start-up buying spree

Mumbai-based gaming company Nazara Technologies is continuing its real-money gaming expansion, after finalizing a number of acquisitions of Indian gaming startups, local media reports. According...

Goa and Sikkim casinos accused of tax evasion

Casinos in Goa and Sikkim have been accused of tax evasion after the GST department uncovered around Rs. 6500 crores (US$950 million) worth of...

Delta Corp revenue flattish in 19Q2

Delta Corp saw a slight increase in profit in the second quarter of 2019, increasing 2.6 percent year-on-year to Rs 42.5 crore (US$6.2 million). This...

No plans for a nation-wide ban on lotteries

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs has announced that the central government is not planning any pan-India ban on lotteries, local media...

India skill-based market to exceed $2b by 2023

India’s skill-based gaming market is expected to grow by more than three times its current level in the next four years, driven by rising smartphone connectivity and growth in rural areas, according to Naveen Goyal, CEO of Adda52.com.

Naveen Goyal

Naveen Goyal is CEO of Adda52.com, the online gaming arm of Delta Corp.

BJP leader demands nationwide ban on lottery

Senior BJP leader Vijay Goel on Thursday demanded a nationwide ban on lottery, calling it a social evil and a plight on poor people.  Goel...

China investors eye online gaming startups

India’s booming online gaming market is attracting a flood of investment from mainland China as Beijing steps up efforts to regulate video games at home.

Ashish Pherwani

Heads of the media and entertainment sector at EY India.

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