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Telangana police raid farmhouse on Hyderabad outskirts, arrest ruling party leaders for gambling

A special operations team of Telangana police today raided a farmhouse in Medipally on the outskirts of Hyderabad and arrested a deputy mayor and...

Sunday Times publish full front page ads promoting betting and gambling in blatant violation of MIB advisory

Sunday Times (Times of India group) today published full front-page advertisements promoting an illegal and rogue gambling brand Lotus365 despite two strongly worded advisories...

Exclusive: Rajasthan HC grants major relief to MyTeam11, calls GST show cause notice ‘an abuse of process of law’

In a major relief to the online gaming industry, the Jaipur bench of the Rajasthan High Court stopped the Director General of GST Intelligence...

Exclusive: Offering games of chance without reward does not amount to gambling, Bombay HC asks RBI to consider Games 24×7’s FDI compounding application

A division bench of the Bombay High Court comprising of Justices Gautam S. Patel and SG Dige by an order dated 18th January, 2023...

Bankrupt but business as usual: the clandestine operations of rogue operator 1xBet continue

1xBet, the controversial and rogue offshore betting website, was declared bankrupt by the Dutch Supreme Court earlier this week. Incorporated in Curacao, a Dutch...

Delta Corp directed to undertake impact assessment for integrated township project

Delta Corp, which recently received the necessary permissions from the Goa government to go ahead with the Rs 3,000 crore integrated resort-cum-casino township at...

Delta Corp’s net profit rises 20.52% in December 2022 quarter

Listed casino and hospitality player Delta Corp yesterday announced the quarterly financial results for the quarter ended on 31 December 2022. Revenue from gaming...

Lottery king Santiago Martin’s son-in-law set to be DMK’s chief election strategist

In 2022, Enforcement Directorate has attached hundreds of crores worth of property belonging to 'Lottery King' Santiago Martin and his companies.  Martin, by the...

Hyderabad police book Lotus365 operators and an ad agency for promoting betting and gambling

Hyderabad police on Monday said the management of Lotus365 along with an advertising agency responsible for promotions on TSRTC bus shelters were booked for...

Pongal: Coastal Andhra gears up for gambling on cockfights with webcast and UPI payment options

Andhra Pradesh’s coastal districts are gearing up to celebrate cockfights during the three-day festivities from January 14 to 16 as part of annual Pongal...

Telangana: Student loses Rs. 95 lakh to illegal betting platform, cops warn youth from playing online rummy using fake GPS

Hyderabad police on Sunday said it has tightened the vigil and will book those involved in playing online rummy using GPS applications to use...

Draft online gaming rules have contradictory provisions, ambiguity continues

On 2nd January, 2023, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released draft amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary and Digital Media Ethics Code)...

Experts rue draft online gaming rules without Parliament discussion as unconstitutional and only short term

The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“IT Rules”), initially notified in February 2021, provided a broad and stricter...

Internet Freedom Foundation opposes draft online gaming rules as undemocratic

As first reported here, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) today has proposed amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital...

Breaking: MEITY releases draft rules on online gaming for public comments

The Ministry for Electronics and  Information Technology (MEITY) today released the draft rules proposing amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media...

Five legal & regulatory developments that online real money gaming industry should expect in 2023

The year 2022 started on an optimistic note for the gaming industry with clarity expected on legality and regulation of online gaming.  While 2022...