Gaming

India’s online video game rage and the role of the government

In his article for The Pioneer, Govind Bhattacharjee recounts an incident about a young boy who used to excel in academics and outdoor sports...

Indian Judge writes to PM Modi to support children’s ‘rightful growth’ by banning BGMI, Free Fire

Apart from the ban, Judge Laka urged the government to enact a law to limit a child’s exposure to online games. He strengthened his opinion by stating China’s law limiting children’s access to video games to 90 minutes per day until 10 pm and 180 minutes per day during holidays. 

Parth Das’ Collective Ace Group raises $100 million for investment in India’s online gaming industry

While assuring that he would announce something in the upcoming months, Das made it clear that “a majority of the funds would be deployed in India, but not only in India. It will be a big focus as there is a lot of talent here and a proven track record of a successful business to business ventures,”

All India Gaming Federation partners with Arthur D. Little to reinforce self-regulation process

Aims at laying down industry best practice and setting concrete foundations for the self-regulatory audit process

Raj Kundra accused of Rs 3000 crore online gaming scam

Hiren Parmar filed a complaint with the Mumbai crime branch and cyber police, stating that Kundra’s firm promised to make him a distributor of an online skill-based game called ‘Game of Dot’.

Goa to amend its Gambling Act to impose more stringent fines on casinos

The state government of Goa has decided to impose heavy fines on any casino found violating the Goa Gambling Act, reports the Times of...

Raj Kundra’s firm accused of fraud in online gaming deal

In the wake of Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra’s recent arrest in connection with an adult film racket, an Ahemdabad-based trader has accused Viaan...

Tamil Nadu government to not lift ban on lottery ticket sale

Palaniswami, on Saturday, had issued a warning to state government against any attempt of reintroducing lotteries, reported the Times of India.

Karnataka police raid Phoenix Poker Room in Bengaluru’s Indiranagar

The raid was conducted at the Phoenix Poker Room, a club that sits on the second floor of a multi-storey building along the Shri Krishna Temple road in Binnamangala, Indiranagar’s 1st stage. 

Paid online games triggering rising cybercrimes on police radar

In the wake of rising incidents linked to online gaming, the Kozhikode’s cyber cell has urged parents to make a note of what their...

Kabaddi Adda partners with FanCode to exclusively broadcast K7 Kabaddi Stage Up tournament

Through this deal, K7 Kabaddi Stage Up will reach more than 20 million users of FanCode

Krafton to create and showrun a PUBG animated project

Geek Auteur and Tastemaker Adi Shankar Joins the Battlegrounds to Expand its Universe and Create an Animated Project Based on the PUBG IP.

Deltin announces state-wide closure of casinos as Goa government extends COVID-19 curfew

The company declared that it had resumed operation in Sikkim from July 6, 2021.

Dream Sports inks deal for live streaming The Hundred in India

The Hundred will be broadcast live on FanCode in India for the next four years

Vikash Jaiswal and Soni Kumari on Ludo King success and future investments

Ludo King, the digital version of the antiquated board game, published by Gametion Tech in 2016, has become India’s first and world’s third most...

Gaming Summit 2021: Key takeaways for India’s online gaming industry

Data from Statista confirms that the Indian gaming industry will reach a revenue stream of Rs 25,000 crore by 2024. In a sense, online...

GOQii’s Vishal Gondal on real money gaming, gambling and FAU-G

It is no secret that GOQii founder Vishal Gondal has never shied away from expressing his strong views on real money gaming. Despite a...

Tendril Gaming acquires Raj and Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s Game of Dot

Chandigarh-based gaming company Tendril Gaming has acquired Game of Dot (G.O.D), an online cricket game by Viaan Industries of Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty...

Aaditya Thackeray on possibility of casinos in Maharashtra

Maharashtra cabinet minister Aaditya Thackeray has clarified the Maha Vikas Aghadi's position on running casinos in the state. In a chat with Indian Express...