Tag: Online Rummy

What is Rummy and how to play it, skills and techniques to excel in rummy

Card games like rummy have long been a popular form of amusement. It is a well-known game that is played all around the world....

Greater Chennai police conduct workshop for cops to steer clear of online rummy

The after-effects of suffering huge losses in online games for stakes have ruined many families. Even members of the police force have not been...

Kerala native Pratheesh Kumar, who starred in RummyCircle ad, warns people not to play such games

Meanwhile, several advertisements are circulating on social media to promote online games like rummy. Influencers and ordinary people are employed to promote these games every day.

PMK’s Anbumani Ramadoss asks Tamil Nadu govt to bring law to ban online gaming for stakes

The senior leader's comments came after Madras High Court, on 3 August 2021, lifted the ban on online games for stakes in the state. He added that the advertisements about online gaming are luring people into it. 

Head Digital Works’ Deepak Gullapalli on real money games, rummy and myths around self-regulation

There is a lot of debate on whether rummy and the likes of it played on digital platforms are games of skills or games of chance. Sadly in spite of rigorous education programs and awareness campaigns, a huge number of the Indian population and some state governments consider rummy a game of chance.

Madurai Bench expects Tamil Nadu govt to bring in law banning online rummy, poker within 6 months

The petitioner argued that several youngsters were addicted to playing online rummy especially due to the lockdowns. He also added that health was affected by constant online gaming, leading to suicide in some cases. Thus using the grounds for a ban on such online games.

Game developers want government body formed to license games of skill and chance

The chorus to ban online games involving cash has compelled the game developers to speed up their efforts in putting together a request to state governments to draft a law for such online games.

Prabhakar Sunder takes charge as Head Digital Works’ first-ever CFO

Sunder has a pretty impressive record of accomplishments including his tenure at NewGlobe Education prior to which he was serving as the CFO in companies like Voonik and Myntra. 

What the Madras HC verdict on online rummy, poker, fantasy sports reveals

In November 2020, the state issued an ordinance to ban online gaming, wagering or betting in the cyber world. This ordinance was later enacted as an amendment of the Tamil Nadu Gaming Act 1930 and was called the Tamil Nadu Gaming and Police Laws (Amendment) Act 2021.

Madras High Court verdict: AIADMK slams Tamil Nadu govt for failing to defend law against online rummy, poker

In fact, the AIADMK plans to hold state-wide protests against the DMK government for its failure in presenting the facts comprehensively in the matter.

Is it legal to play online rummy, online poker, fantasy sports in Tamil Nadu?

The amendment to the Tamil Nadu Gaming Act invited imprisonment up to two years or a fine not exceeding Rs 10,000 or both if found participating in online rummy, online poker, and fantasy sports for stakes.

Tamil Nadu to enact new law to ban online rummy, poker after setback of Madras High Court judgment

In what can be considered a significant development in the aftermath of the Madras High Court verdict on Tuesday, Tamil Nadu Law Minister S....

EXCLUSIVE: Kerala HC reserves judgment on challenge to notification banning online rummy

The counsels appearing on behalf of the petitioner rummy companies argued that the state government could not ban rummy, which was a game of skill through a mere notification under Section 14A of the Kerala Gaming Act, 1960, and that the ban on online rummy while allowing physical rummy was arbitrary in nature.

Playboy and Gaming Technologies to launch new rummy mobile game in India

Playboy Group, a leading pleasure and leisure lifestyle company and owner of Playboy, one of the most recognizable and iconic brands in the world,...

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...

WinZO raises $65 mn in Griffin Gaming’s debut bet in India

WinZO, India’s top gaming and entertainment platform, has raised $65 million in a Series C funding round, led by California-based Griffin Gaming Partners, taking...