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The Law Applies to All:Home Minister on Karnataka Gaming Law

By Anurag Manoranjan - 26th October 2021

The crackdown on online games featuring betting is set to continue and Home Minister Araga Jnanendra has spoken about the importance of the law being equal to all. According to the Economic Times, the minister added that they will not discriminate regardless... Read More

Karnataka Gaming Ban: Make No Arrests, High Court

By Anurag Manoranjan - 22nd October 2021

The long-standing debate on fantasy sports continues as a PIL filed before the Karnataka High Court, seeking to ban offering and playing Fantasy sports, came up for hearing on the 22nd of Oct. A bench composed of the Chief Justice and Justice... Read More

Jungle Games Approaches the High Court Against Karnataka’s Gaming Ban Law

By Anurag Manoranjan - 18th October 2021

Jungle Games, which operates online games, websites and fantasy sports portals, is the latest company to file a writ petition, going against Karnataka’s new gaming law. The petition was filed on Monday and was processed through Advocate Arjun PK, who has also... Read More

Delta Corp Approaches the Govt Requesting for Waiver of Casino License Fees

By Anurag Manoranjan - 13th October 2021

Delta Corp, which is India’s biggest gaming company has approached the Govt of Goa requesting either a waiver or a reduction on its casino license fees for specific periods where the casino had been closed due to the impact of Covid-19. This... Read More

Dream11 Follows Up on Ban and Suspends Operations in Karnataka

By Anurag Manoranjan - 10th October 2021

Online fantasy platform Dream11 has suspended its operations in Karnataka, following a ban on online gambling. The fantasy app, in a statement released to the press, has stated that they have decided to shut down their operations as their users have expressed... Read More

Deltin Launches ‘Relive The Deltin Life’ Campaign

By Anurag Manoranjan - 9th October 2021

Deltin has come up with a new campaign to help guests explore an unmatched experience of the “BestAssured” safety protocol. The luxury gaming and entertainment brand launched the new campaign called ‘Relive The Deltin Life’ with a high-decibel video starring Rajeev Khandelwal.... Read More

Karnataka Online Gaming Ban: FIR Filed Against Dream11

By Anurag Manoranjan - 8th October 2021

The Bengaluru police have filed a first information report (FIR) against the founders of Dream 11, Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth. The report was filed after complaints stating that the fantasy platform continued its operations a week after the Karnataka state government... Read More

Casino Golden Launched by Golden Gaming International in Goa

By Anurag Manoranjan - 23rd September 2021

Golden Gaming International has launched Casino Golden, an off-shore casino situated at Baga’s LA Calypso Hotel, amid Goa’s elevated casino environment. The announcement follows Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s decision to revive the state’s casino business under the new Covid-19 standards. “Casinos... Read More

FIFS Urges The Karnataka Govt to Address Ambiguity In Bill Prohibiting Internet Gambling

By Anurag Manoranjan - 21st September 2021

Karnataka’s constituent body passed the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill, 2021 on Tuesday, outlawing all kinds of internet gambling for monetary gain in the state. The law, which was introduced on September 17, proposes a maximum sentence of three years in prison and... Read More

Government Issues To Reopen All Casinos In Goa From Tomorrow

By Anurag Manoranjan - 19th September 2021

Goa’s casinos are expected to operate after the second Covid-19 epidemic in the nation for the first time since April. With the progressively improving condition in the area, the Pramod Sawant-led BJP administration has gradually opened up its business, although the casino... Read More

Gameskraft Completes Deal to Acquire 130 Crore Property in Bengaluru

By Anurag Manoranjan - 13th September 2021

In the recent past, Southern cities have shown strong growth in demand and supply for commercial properties with Vijaya Diagnostic Centre acquiring a property in Hyderabad for ₹. 35 crores and gaming firm Gameskraft acquiring a property for ₹. 130 crores in... Read More

Sanjay Dutt: The New Brand Ambassador of Ability Games

By Anurag Manoranjan - 7th September 2021

Sanjay Dutt has begun his partnership with Ability Games as he takes over as their new brand ambassador. The move was announced on the 6th of September by Ability Games. By becoming the face of Ability Games, Sanjay Dutt and his presence... Read More

Casino Industries in Nepal Set to Resume Operations

By Anurag Manoranjan - 6th September 2021

Considering the extent of the pandemic and its impact, one would have never seen casinos opening up anytime soon. However, Nepal has come forward as an example and has kick-started its journey towards re-opening the entertainment industry. To be specific, after an... Read More

Karnataka Cabinet Decides to Ban Online Gambling and Betting

By Anurag Manoranjan - 5th September 2021

It does not seem to be a good time for online gambling and betting as different states have started banning the activity. Soon after Andhra Pradesh had its say on the issue, the state of Karnataka seems to be the next in... Read More

Tourism Won’t Thrive Without Entertainment: Majestic Pride’s Director

By Anurag Manoranjan - 3rd September 2021

It’s been a long time since Goans visited a casino and got used to the lifestyle that they once enjoyed. And the major roadblock that seems to be on its way is the state government’s decision to extend the Covid-19 curfew till... Read More

States Responsible To Take Action On Online Gambling Websites :Centre to Delhi High Court

By Anurag Manoranjan - 27th August 2021

The Ministry of Electronics, Information and Technology told the Delhi High Court in an affidavit that issues relating to internet gambling are the responsibility of states, and also some governments have even implemented legislation on the subject. The affidavit was produced in... Read More

Not Ready to Restart Casinos Amid Covid-19: Goa Govt

By Anurag Manoranjan - 11th August 2021

In the midst of the growing Covid-19 epidemic, Goa’s chief minister, Pramod Sawant, stated on Monday that the state of Goa has no plans to operate casinos. The curfew was also extended by the state government until August 16, 2021. With no... Read More

Mind Sports League Launches Hashtag Poker

By Anurag Manoranjan - 11th August 2021

Mind Sports League, backed by Dabur India Chairman Mr. Amit Burman, is reinventing conventional poker and has developed Hashtag Poker, a one-stop solution for everything poker. The gaming application, which is the parent company’s flagship offering, provides a platform for all poker... Read More

AIADMK Slammed TN Govt For Failing to Enforce the Legislation Against Gambling

By Anurag Manoranjan - 10th August 2021

The Tamil Nadu Gaming and Police Laws (Amendment) Act of 2021, which restricted online games like rummy and poker with stakes, was taken down by the Madras High Court on Tuesday, in a huge victory for the online gaming sector. The former... Read More