Monday, March 4, 2024


Online gaming

Supreme Court seeks Centr...

Earlier in December 2022, the apex court refused to grant interim relief against GST demand notices to Games24X7 and Head Digital Works.

Chance versus Skill

The Madras High Court recently upheld the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Act, 2022, but said rummy and poker would not be prohibited under the Act. The decision of the Court is the second such verdict on the constitutionality of laws banning prize money games

Game of chance

The government has ridden piggyback on a Supreme Court order declaring rummy as more of a game of skill than chance, to try and legalise the online gaming industry in India. The MeITy has also proposed a self-regulatory organisation on the lines of the Press Council of India for this industry sector.

A Game of Chance

The Karnataka High Court has struck down amendments to the Police Act which had criminalised wagering, betting or risking money. This has come as a boon for the online gaming industry.

Ravi Shankar Prasad says ...

The Minister for Electronics and Information Technology said that India can be an engine for innovation and growth in online gaming all over the world.

Online Gaming: High Stake...

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