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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...

New petition to ban card games to be heard Nov 28

The Delhi High Court has received a fresh petition seeking to ban all forms of online card games, including poker, terming them as a...

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...

Macau workers push for mid-year bonus clarity

An association representing Macau’s gaming workers has written to the territory’s Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On to ask the six operators to release details on mid-year bonuses, according to media reports.

PIL filed in Delhi High Court against illegal gambling

Indian social activist and chartered accountant Avinash Mehrotra has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) at the Delhi High Court seeking an end to...

Gaming workers petitions govt for better welfare conditions

Hundreds of casino workers gathered in a demonstration on Monday, calling for the government to better enforce smoking laws inside gaming venues, Macau Daily...

Melco dealers claim miscalculated retirement fund contribution

Dealers from Melco Resorts have submitted a petition to the Labor Affairs Bureau claiming the company has miscalculated their provident fund, or retirement fund...

Lottoland gathers 16,000 signatures opposing to lottery ban

Gibraltar-based Lottoland says it has close to 16,000 Australians are in opposition to the federal ban on lottery betting, local media reports. Last month, Australia’s...

Gaming workers union calls for smokers blacklist

A local gaming workers association has submitted a petition for the Macau government to set up a ‘blacklist’ for gamblers who illegally smoke in...

Govt. may reconsider Goa tax hike

Goa’s government may reconsider a plan to hike casino fees by as much as 4.5 times following a petition from operators, local media reports. Chief...

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