Gaming

Number of Indian gaming startups grew from just five to 1330 in six years

As of November 30, 2022, there were 1,330 recognized startups in the gaming and related industries, up from five in 2016 according to a...

UP woman who lost herself in game of Ludo claims her husband is the addict, not her

The woman Renu, whose husband alleged that she was addicted to gambling and lost herself in a bet on a game of Ludo against...

WinZO becomes India’s first interactive entertainment platform to be featured on mSeva

WinZO is selected to be featured on the government-owned and developed mobile app store mSeva. WinZO is the first gaming & interactive entertainment platform...

Google says it doesn’t allow online gambling advertisements in response to I&B letter

Tech giant Google released a statement on Wednesday in which it claimed that, in accordance with Indian law, it does not permit any online...

All India Gaming Federation lauds I&B’s decision to bring in strict advisories against off-shore gambling advertisements

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) recently asked private television channels, digital news publishers, and OTT platforms to refrain from showing advertisements for...

Macau casino stocks rise in Wednesday trade due to news of relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions

Macau casino shares surged on Wednesday following the announcement by the local government that it would adopt the mainland's strategy of gradually easing Covid-19-related...

Baazi Games appoints Himank Tripathi as Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson

Himank Tripathi has been appointed as the Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson for Baazi Games as part of the company's efforts to improve its...

Google instructed to drop advertisements of online betting firms: Reports

In response to a crackdown on illicit online gambling, India have instructed Google to cease showing surrogate adverts for offshore betting companies like Fairplay,...

Microsoft confirms offering Sony 10-year deal for new Call of Duty releases

Microsoft has confirmed that it has made a 10-year contract offer to Sony in order to maintain availability of Call of Duty on the...

UP woman addicted to gambling loses herself in bet on game of Ludo with landlord

A woman's addiction to Ludo turned sour when she bet against herself because she had no money to risk and, consequently, lost to her...

Delta Corp to take legal action against Goa government for recouping license fees of Covid shutdown period

Delta Corp has announced that it will take legal action after the Goa government issued an order requiring the payment of license fees for...

Delta Corp is on track to see robust performance in H2FY23: Jaydev Mody

With the results comfortably exceeding pre-COVID levels, the Q2FY23 data were a sign of hope for gaming and leisure company Delta Corp. The company...

Supreme Court: Telangana govt files petition for transferring rummy ban law challenge directly in apex court

The constitutional challenge to the Telangana Gaming Amendment Act, 2017 ("Amendment Act") came for hearing today in the High Court of Telangana before a...

More than 15 arrested for illegal gambling across Bhopal, Bengaluru

Bhopal Six gamblers were arrested by Crime Branch Bhopal while pretending to play carrom close to Regiment Road Military Gate and also seized Rs 14,740...

Reports: Amazon Prime Gaming for PC to launch in India soon

According to reports, Amazon Prime Gaming will soon provide PC games and in-game rewards in India. After launching Prime Gaming in 2020, Amazon India...

Preventive algorithms can benefit regulators, online gaming companies in India: Experts

According to experts, instead of imposing direct or indirect limits on the industry, preventive algorithms that limit indulgent behavior could make a significant contribution...

Macau: Casinos report meagre earnings for November, China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy to blame

The total gross gaming revenue (GGR) earned by casinos in Macau in the month of November was only around US$375.9 million according to reports. With...

Number of gamers in India expected to reach 700 million by 2025: Dentsu Gaming

A recent report by Dentsu titled 'Gaming Report India 2022 - For the Game' predicted that the number of gamers in India will reach...

Amritsar: Police busts 13 people operating betting ring using Fairplay

The Amritsar city police detained 13 people during a raid on an online betting ring that was operating out of a rented residence in...

Macau casinos remain vulnerable to covid-19 uncertainty: Melco Resorts

According to the third-quarter report from Melco Resorts Finance Ltd., which was released on Tuesday, the economic volatility brought on by Covid-19 outbreaks is...