Friday, 12 August, 2022
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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

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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