Fantasy Sports

EXCLUSIVE: Games24x7’s Bhavin Pandya on India’s online gaming industry, laws and future strategy

When the rise of India’s online gaming industry is documented, Games24x7, co-founded by Trivikraman Thampy and Bhavin Pandya will probably have a chapter dedicated...

MPL launches limited-edition fan jersey to mark India’s Test Championship final

 MPL Sports, the official kit sponsor of the Indian Cricket Team, announced the launch of a limited-edition cricket jersey designed specially for fans. Inspired...

Real money online gaming in India: Laws, regulation and government

When a 29-year-old Kerala youth named V.H Vineeth took his own life owing to the heavy financial losses he incurred due to his addiction...

Fantasy sports operator Fantasy Akhada in talks to raise $5 million in Series A funding

Online fantasy sports is one of the fastest growing markets in India considering the sheer number of sports fans that exist in the country....

3 online fantasy sports mythbusters in new report

India's burgeoning yet fledgling online fantasy sports (OFS) domain continues to witness a flurry of activity. As per a KPMG report, OFS platforms boast...

Proper esports regulation could help athletes perform better while competing globally

Esports in India is growing exponentially, as more and more athletes joining the esports fraternity, new users started consuming esports and esports content and...

Relief for fantasy Sports as remainder of IPL 2021 matches scheduled for September-October

As Indian Premier League (IPL) suspended midway this year due to pandemic, fantasy sports operators(FSO) have been concentrating more on Europe leagues and so...

GST Council constitutes GoM to look after online gaming, race courses, casinos

The Goods and Service Tax Council has constituted a bunch of ministers (GoM) to study whether or not any change in authorized provisions is...

Gametech Technologies enters into an agreement with Playboy Enterprises International

Gametech Technologies entered into a non-exclusive license agreement with Playboy Enterprises International (“Playboy”) . As per the agreement ,Gametech will able to utilise the Playboy's...

BCCI suspends IPL 2021 due to second wave of Covid19 crisis

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been postponed, said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after several players tested positive for...

Halaplay receives investment worth Rs 9 crore from Milan Ganatra

Prominent fintech expert and investor  as well as Miles Software founder and former CEO Milan Ganatra, steps into India’s booming online gaming ecosystem with...

BLITZPOOLS introduces special pool for covid relief on their fantasy sports platform

 Skill-based fantasy sports platform, BLITZPOOLS, pledged their support to the ongoing crisis in the nation. This initiative has been taken by the fantasy sports...

Tech giant Sony files a patent application for an esports betting platform

Sony Interactive Entertainment has patented its own esports betting platform. This revelation comes months after the company acquired the Evo championship series. However, the...

‘Fantasy Cricket Guru’ surpasses 1 mn subscribers on Youtube with his fantasy cricket content

Fantasy cricket is one of the popular game of skill games in India and Saif Khan aka Fantasy Cricket Guru, fantasy cricket YouTuber from...