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Challenge to online poker, rummy ban: Decoding impact of Madras HC’s verdict on online gaming in India

G2G News will be hosting an important discussion on Clubhouse this week on the impending Madras High Court ruling.

Challenge to online rummy, poker ban: Madras HC reserves judgment, verdict likely on 3rd August

With the hearing on the verge of concluding, the A-G told the Court he would consult the State on whether it wants to amend the Act or correct it keeping in mind the Court's pointers.

Karnataka HC lists PIL on new law for online gambling on 10th August

During the previous hearings, the court had come down heavily on the state government for not taking a clear stand on the matter and for misleading the court.

[EXCLUSIVE] – NITI Aayog draft document on fantasy sports to be deliberated by Cabinet: PMO

PMO has given this official response in reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application filed by G2G Editorial Advisor and gaming lawyer Jay Sayta.

Madras HC: ‘Act banning online rummy, poker poorly drafted, may not stand test of law’

Tamil Nadu Gaming and Police Laws (Amendment) Act of 2021 has been used by the state government to ban online games like poker and rummy.

Plea in Delhi HC seeks to form policy to protect children from offline, online games

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved in the Delhi High Court for the Union of India to come forth with a national...

Central government files appeal against Karnataka HC horse-racing GST order

The Union of India has filed a Writ Appeal before a Division Bench of the Karnataka High Court against the single judge bench’s order...

India to clock 510 mn gamers by 2023

The online gaming industry has been on the rise despite the dramatic changes overcrowding the milieu. The thriving online participation, enhanced connectivity and expanding...

Will Rajasthan’s online gaming industry set the pace for a progressive regulatory mechanism?

The online gaming in India is growing at a faster pace than ever before. Recent studies by Deloitte reveal that this particular industry in...

Ludo matter in Bombay High Court: Next hearing on 20 July

The Bombay High Court Bench of Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar on Friday did not hear the matter pertaining to whether ‘Ludo is...

Karnataka HC asks govt to give timelines on cabinet decision for law on online gambling

A division bench of the Karnataka High Court comprising of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Ashok G. Nijagannavar once again came down heavily...

Senior Advocate Gopal Jain on policy challenges for India’s online gaming companies and importance of self-regulation

While the online gaming market has undoubtedly witnessed a meteoric rise over the past year, the journey has not exactly been a smooth-sailing one....

Madras HC challenge to online rummy: Abhishek Singhvi continues with submissions, matter listed for 7 July

Tuesday’s hearing in the Madras High Court in petition challenging Tamil Nadu government’s online rummy ban saw Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Learned Senior Counsel, continue...

Online Rummy ban challenge in Madras High Court: Abhishek Singhvi cites State’s paternalistic authority

Monday's hearing in the Madras High Court in pleas challenging Tamil Nadu government's online rummy ban saw an interesting exchange with between Senior Advocate...

BJP’s Gujarat MLA Kesarisinh Solanki arrested for gambling

In a rather startling development, Panchmahal's district police arrested a BJP MLA and 13 others who were found in a club gambling and enjoying...

Madras High Court dismisses PIL seeking ban on online games

The Madras High Court on Thursday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petition that highlighted the issue of addiction to online games...

ANALYSIS: Karnataka HC’s decision striking down GST on face value of bet huge boost for online skill gaming industry

A single judge bench of the Karnataka High Court passed a detailed judgment on 2nd June, 2021 striking down Rule 31A (3) of the...

Online real money gaming industry’s fate to be decided by two High Courts in the next few months

Online real money gaming industry’s fate to be decided by two High Courts in the next few months