Gaming

Meity extends deadline for giving feedback on draft online gaming rules to January 25

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has extended the deadline for giving feedback on the draft online gaming rules to 25th January,...

Meity coming up with integrated view on skill-based games for all ministries and states

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Minister of State for the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), stated in a meeting today with top executives and...

More than 1000 arrested for engaging in cockfighting in Andhra Pradesh

Since January 1, the Krishna district police in Andhra Pradesh has raided a number of cockfighting and poker arenas, filing 319 cases and arresting...

European Union reportedly preparing to challenge Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal

According to a recent report, the executive branch of the European Union (EU) is expected to oppose Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The...

Draft rules will bring more clarity to India’s gaming industry: Bhavin Pandya at Davos

According to Bhavin Pandya, co-founder of skill-based gaming company Games24x7, the proposed gaming laws from the Indian government would help the industry, which is...

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...

Gaming studios form consortium in bid to provide recommendations to Meity on draft rules for online gaming

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is receiving bids from about 40 gaming start-ups, including game producers, with the goal of separating...

Meity to hold consultation with gaming industry companies and bodies on January 17 in New Delhi

On January 2, 2023, less than a week after being named the nodal ministry for online gaming, the Ministry for Electronics and Information Technology...

Mansion Group exits United Kingdom market due to tightening regulations

Casino gaming and online sports betting company Mansion Group surrendered its licence after almost two decades of operation in the United Kingdom gambling market....

Macau casinos expect boost from surge of visitors during Chinese New Year

Macau is expecting an upsurge in the number of visitors during the Chinese New Year (CNY) holidays, which is believed to be a good...

Report: Uttar Pradesh tops charts for mobile gaming in India

According to the India Mobile Gaming Report 2022 published by the gaming platform Mobile Premier League (MPL), Uttar Pradesh (UP) has emerged as the...

Stadia controllers to get Bluetooth support for more compatibility

Google have announced that the Stadia controller will soon be compatible with other devices through Bluetooth connection. Rumors of the announcement were already floating...

More than 25 arrested for illegal gambling across Chittoor, Bhopal and Dehradun

Chittoor On the night of January 12, the police arrested 17 people on suspicion of gambling in a forest close to Moram village in Palamaner...

Nvidia and Google voice concern over Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard buyout

Apart from Sony and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) taking a stance against Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard buyout, two other big names in the gaming market,...

Shillong to get India’s first centre of excellence in online gaming

The Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology (Meity), Rajeev Chandrasekhar, has announced India's first centre of excellence for online gaming to be...

Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund to diversify into other sectors including gaming

Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund is now focusing on investing in Indian startups in the gaming space. The fund is also looking to diversify into...

Macau: Govt forecasts US$16bln for 2023 casino GGR

According to Macau's Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, the government continues to project that the SAR would generate approximately MOP 130 billion ($16.17 billion)...

FTC releases scheduling order for Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision case

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a Scheduling Order for the ongoing case of Microsoft aiming to acquire Activision Blizzard. According to the Scheduling...

Meity concludes consultation on draft online gaming rules with parents, students and educationists

The consultations by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on draft rules for online gaming began on January 11 with key stakeholders,...