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Varun Tej set to portray Matka King ‘Ratan Khatri’ in an upcoming film

Tollywood star Varun Tej is gearing up for his next cinematic venture, 'Matka', to be directed by Karuna Kumar. In this film, Varun will...

Tracing the origin and evolution of gambling across the world

Gambling isn’t a recent phenomenon; it has deep roots stretching back through the ages. When we think of gambling, images of bustling casinos, card...

Lottery law reforms stalled, influenced by Future Gaming and other market players

It has come to light that the Union Home Ministry's efforts to amend the Lotteries Regulation Act, 1998, and revise the Lotteries Regulation Rules,...

AIADMK leader criticises DMK of receiving funds from Lottery King via electoral bonds

Leader of Opposition and AIADMK General Secretary, Edappadi K Palaniswami, criticized rival political party DMK, accusing them of accepting over Rs.500 crore from lottery...

ED launches raids linked to suspected money laundering involving ‘lottery king’ Santiago Martin in Tamil Nadu

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has initiated searches in Tamil Nadu as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering associated with illegal sand mining...

PIF’s year-long study reveals heightened vulnerability for Indian players post-lottery ban

A recent study by the Pahle India Foundation has shed light on the adverse effects of government restrictions on lotteries in the digital era....

SC rejects Meghalaya government’s plea against lottery ban

In a recent legal development, the Supreme Court of India has rejected the plea submitted by the Meghalaya government challenging the ban on its...

Washington DC resident sues Powerball and DC Lottery over invalid ticket debacle

John Cheeks, a resident of Washington DC, found himself at the center of a disappointing saga after what seemed to be a winning Powerball...

Telangana Cyber Security reports 15 lottery prize scam cases in January; issues warning

The notorious lottery prize scams have made a comeback, posing a serious threat to the online gaming community. The Telangana State Cyber Security Bureau...

Mumbai Police arrested 50 in a raid on Matka gambling

In a targeted operation, Mumbai Police's crime branch successfully dismantled a Matka gambling den located near a central Mumbai bar, resulting in the arrest...

Indian resident hits jackpot: wins ₹44 crore in UAE lottery after 5-year ticket tradition

In a stroke of incredible luck, an Indian man working in the UAE, Munavar Fairoos, clinched the Dh20-million grand prize in a lottery after...

Enforcement Directorate Challenges Closure in Lottery Scam Case

In Chennai, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken a significant step by approaching the Madras High Court, contesting the closure order related to a...

Mumbai Crime Branch Busts Illegal Online Lottery Centers, Arrests 37

Mumbai Crime Branch Busts Illegal Online Lottery Centers, Arrests 37 The Mumbai crime branch has launched a major crackdown on illegal online lottery centres, raiding...

UAE: Kerala man bags Rs 45 crore in lottery

A 39-year-old Indian expat from Kerala working in the UAE for the last 11 years has won a lottery of Rs 45 crore (20...

Mizoram: Congress accuses regional party of corruption in state-run lottery

The Congress Party has led allegations on the Mizo National Front for carrying corrupt acts in the state-run lotteries. As per Congress officials' claim,...

34-year-old Indian expat bags Rs 28.4 lakh in Emirates Draw MEGA7

Saudi Arabia-based Indian expat named Jakson Joseph has bagged the grand prize of 125,000 dirhams in Emirates Draw MEGA7. He emerged the winner after...