A PIL has been moved to the Delhi High Court in order to seek directions from the Centre to take steps to ban websites accessible from India which allow online betting and real money gaming. The petition argues that despite there being laws in various states against such activity, there is little enforcement and these […]

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Reports of more than a dozen casino staff testing positive for COVID-19 in Goa’s offshore casinos have led to the Aam Aadmi Party calling out for the closure of the casinos once again! At a press conference in Panaji on Monday, Goa AAP Spokesperson Surel Tilve said that there might be concern for another wave […]

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The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) continued its watchfulness of the booming industries in the country as it launched its first-ever detailed guidelines to make real-money gaming advertising safer and more responsible. Since the lockdown and the raging pandemic began, the online gaming industry has seen an incredible growth and almost disproportionate surge. This […]

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On 20th November, the state government passed an ordinance banning online real money gaming in the state of Tamil Nadu. This means that wagering or betting, including rummy or poker, are now punishable by imprisonment of 2 years and a fine of up to ₹10,000, or both. The AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi […]

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The India Poker Championship announced the Final Table Series at the start of the month. The massive 8 Crores guarantee was enough to create a healthy buzz around the event which was to be hosted on Spartan Poker. The Final Table Series was also live streamed on YouTube! The winner of the Main Event would […]

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After a bad and depressing time for the casinos, we received news that the casinos will be finally opening up. However, they’ve hit another roadblock. After local media carried unconfirmed reports of more than two dozen staffers of a prominent offshore casino testing COVID-19 positive, the issue has blown up in the coastal state’s political […]

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Poker Sports League (PSL) is in talks with various streaming platforms like Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Voot, Jio TV and MX Player for the tournament’s streaming rights. These platforms want to bank on the growing popularity of online poker tournaments in India. PSL’s third season is soon to kick-off on 16th January after the live on-ground […]

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is said to be holding a consultative meeting about the likelihood of online gaming TV advertisements. A notice explains that the purpose of this meeting is to figure out whether the ads by the likes of Mobile Premier League (MPL), Dream11, Naam11.com and Dear Lottery are going against the […]

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Those of you who’re looking for high value poker tournaments, it doesn’t get better than the Value Bomb! The 50L GTD Value Bomb is already under way only on the PokerBaazi app! It is to be played out from the 18th of November to 22nd of November. Today we’ll witness the Day 1C of the […]

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Fantasy gaming platform, Mobile Premier League (MPL) has been announced as the new apparel and merchandise sponsor for the Indian Cricket Team!  The deal between the two parties: MPL and the BCCI is for a duration of three years. During the course of this deal, MPL will pay Rs 65 lakh ($82,300) per match for […]

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