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ASCI’s Annual Complaints Report highlights offshore betting ads as one of the major violators

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has released its Annual Complaints Report for the fiscal year 2023-24, shedding light on significant concerns within...

Consumer Affairs Ministry urges action against illegal betting and gambling ads violating CCPA norms

In response to the surge of illegal betting and gambling promotions, particularly during cricket seasons like the Indian Premier League (IPL) and election periods,...

Tamannaah Bhatia responds to Maharashtra Cyber Cell summon in IPL streaming case

Popular actor Tamannaah Bhatia has responded to the summons issued by the Maharashtra Cyber Cell. The summon, which required her presence for questioning as...

Mumbai Police arrest actor Sahil Khan in Mahadev App case

Mumbai Police arrested actor Sahil Khan this morning in connection with the ongoing investigation into the Mahadev Online betting app case. The arrest followed...

Tamannaah Bhatia summoned by Maharashtra Cyber Cell over FairPlay app promotion

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has been summoned by the Maharashtra cyber cell in connection with the promotion of a subsidiary app of the Mahadev online...

PCI issues caution to print media on advertisements of betting and gambling platforms

The Press Council of India (PCI) has issued an advisory to the print media. This directive follows warnings and advisories from various regulatory bodies,...

L&T draws criticism for promoting illegal betting apps on Hyderabad metro properties

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is advertising mobile apps promoting illegal online betting, including rummy and card games, across Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) properties....

Investigation underway as Foxtel airs ads for illegal offshore betting companies

Foxtel television channel is being watched by the federal communications watchdog to investigate if they breached gambling laws by airing advertisements for two illegal...

Loophole allows offshore gambling ads to flood EPL broadcasts in Australia

A complaint filed with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has shed light on a concerning trend in the broadcast of English Premier...

Illegal betting website Khelraja promotes brand through hoardings with impunity across Siliguri, Sikkim; govt mute spectator

Illegal gambling and betting companies in the country are leaving no stone unturned to entice innocent individuals to participate in betting through their advertisements....

Betting apps being promoted by exploiting Virat Kohli’s image with deepfake technology surface

A disturbing trend of digital scammers exploiting celebrities' images through deepfake technology has emerged, with a recent video featuring Indian cricket icon Virat Kohli...

Actress Ritu Varma endorses banned betting app Lotus365

Popular South Indian actress Ritu Varma has been posting Instagram reels promoting the banned online betting platform Lotus365. The app, known for its cricket...

Dinesh Karthik sparks controversy for endorsing surrogate of illegal betting site Parimatch

Cricketer Dinesh Karthik appears in an endorsement of the surrogate of illegal offshore betting site Parimatch, a move seemingly conflicting with government guidelines. Parimatch...

Suresh Raina promotes surrogate brand for illegal betting site 1xBet

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina has teamed up with 1xBat, a surrogate brand for illegal betting website 1xBet. Notably, 1xBet is an unlicensed betting operator...