Vijeet Rathi

Nepal: Casino association donates Rs 35 lakh to PM Disaster Relief Fund

The Casino Association of Nepal, led by Chairman Binod Shrestha, donated Nepalese Rs 35 lakh (Indian Rs 21.85 lakh approx) to the PM's Disaster...

We will file appeal against Madras HC order lifting ban on online gaming: TN Law Minister

On November 9, the Madras High Court division bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Gangapurwala and Justice PD Audikesavalu struck down the online gaming ban...

Uttar Pradesh notifies ordinance to implement 28% GST on online gaming, casinos, horse racing

The Uttar Pradesh state government notified an ordinance dated September 30 to implement the new 28% GST rate on online gaming, casinos and horse...

Opposed to retrospective GST levy on online gaming firms, not on casinos: AAP leader Valmiki Naik

The Goa unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) clarified that it is against 28% GST levy on online skill-based gaming only and not...

Karnataka IT minister criticizes Centre for sending retrospective tax demand notices to online gaming firms

Karnataka IT minister Priyank Kharge criticized the Centre for sending GST demand notices to online gaming firms with retrospective effect. After the announcement on...

Exclusive Interview: Yashash Agarwal – CEO and Co-founder of Gamezop

Online gaming in India, be it real-money gaming or casual gaming, has seen tremendous growth in the past few years, especially during the pandemic-induced...

Over 84% of tech practitioners believe India could emerge as global skill-gaming industry leader: Report

A study commissioned by the E-Gaming Federation (EGF) and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (ISIK) has revealed that over 84% of technology students and professionals...

Tamil Nadu: Police constable attempts to take own life due to loss in online rummy

A police constable attempted to take his own life in Kodungaiyur (district Chennai) on Sunday, August 27, after suffering losses in online rummy. Murali,...

Australia: Crown Resorts, Entain to lay off over 150 employees amid changing economic conditions

Casino conglomerate Crown Resorts has planned to lay off nearly 100 employees at its Sydney property along with closing down one of the VIP...

Australia: Crown Resorts announces $13 million gambling harm prevention package

Crown Resorts has announced a A$13 million (US$8.6 million) gambling harm prevention package after facing three inquiries and fines amounting to A$700 million in...

AFL Fans Association concurs with parliamentary committee’s recommendation to ban gambling ads

The AFL Fans Association (AFLFA) has stated that the Australian Football League (AFL) fans are now exasperated by the prevalence of gambling advertisements across...

Dream11 acquires Indian cricket teams’ jersey sponsorship rights for Rs 358 crore

Fantasy sports platform Dream11 is reported to become the new jersey sponsor of the Indian cricket team until 2027. The deal is valued at...

Online gaming industry welcomes amendments to IT Rules announced by MeitY today

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Minister of State for the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), announced the amendments to IT Rules, 2021 in a...

Exclusive: Deepak and Jaya Chahar talk about their newly launched fantasy gaming app TFG

India cricketer Deepak Chahar is set to enter the fantasy gaming space with his wife Jaya Chahar. The couple, through their gaming technology company...