Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: gambling

Centre to regulate all real money online gaming, say reports

The much-awaited regulations will shape the future of India's gaming sector that research firm Redseeer estimates will be worth $7 billion by 2026, dominated by real-money games

Satta king 786 en route to becoming the leading game guiding forum of India

Since its inception in the year 2015, Satta King has emerged as a leading game guiding forum and has attracted many people to play the game.

‘Online games of skill fall under freedom of speech & expression’: Why HC junked Karnataka ban

Karnataka Police Act was amended in 2021 to put a stop to gambling. It made operating and participating in online fantasy games with money a cognisable, non-bailable offence.

Glitz, glamour and gambling: Behind China’s secret societies and crime syndicates

The arrest of Alvin Chau, CEO of China's biggest junket company, throws light on the unholy alliance of politicians and criminals working in tandem.

Karnataka’s online gaming ban won’t work. It shows poor grasp of tech

Heavy-handed technology regulation is a recipe for economic disaster and social rebellion. It reflects a lack of basic understanding of technology.

Online gambling ban bill tabled in Karnataka, govt says want to ‘wean’ citizens from ‘vice’

Bill seeks to ban all forms of online games. Likely to affect popular online games from Mobile Premier League, RummyCircle, and Junglee Games among others.

‘Every game has element of chance’ — why Madras HC quashed TN law banning online rummy, poker

Calling the recent amendment ridiculous, the Madras HC called out the blanket ban imposed by the legislation on all games with the slightest of stakes or any form of prize.

Online gaming or gambling? Why fantasy sports, rummy and poker are stuck in controversy

NITI Aayog is seeking public comments on guidelines to regulate fantasy sports, while states have begun banning some activities. Video game industry wants it labelled ‘gambling’.

Bookies, punters, odds — the murky world of sports betting and the perks of legalising it

Illegal betting in India, especially in cricket, has spawned ills such as spot-fixing & match-fixing. In this world cup season, ThePrint revisits calls to legalise it.

Guess what? Law Commission never recommended legalising betting & gambling, says its chief

Chairman B.S. Chauhan also tells ThePrint using Aadhaar to regulate betting & gambling was a suggestion of some stakeholders who favour legalised betting.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.