A plea has been entered in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to call on the central government to ban online gambling. The petition says that despite there being laws prohibiting online gambling in several states, there is still a large amount of betting activity across India.
Just two months after being banned from the Indian market PUBG has managed to find a solution to get its feet back into the country’s booming eSports industry.
The Madras High Court is the latest to weigh in on online gambling in India, calling on the state government to either ban or regulate the practice after hearing a petition claiming reports of several suicides due to gambling losses.
The New South Wales government should consider banning James Packer from being involved with Crown Resorts' new Sydney casino after revelations he sent a threatening email to a businessman, a suitability hearing heard.
The Macau government is considering the possibility of easing its months-long ban on foreigners entering the territory, provided that they enter from Covid-19 low-risk areas, such as the Chinese mainland.
Gary Tham, Jinbei director of strategic & planning, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the company’s experience post-Covid and the Cambodian online ban. While the longer-term future looks bright, there’s no longer silly money to be made from igaming.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has written a letter to Union Law & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to block 132 online gambling websites operating in Andhra Pradesh. The list includes several offshore operators and domestic operators like Paytm First Games, Mobile Premier League (MPL), PokerStars.in and Adda52.
The Puducherry union territory government has urged the union government to ban online gaming platforms and mobile apps, describing it as a necessity to protect the mental health of vulnerable people.
Thailand has threatened legal action against internet service providers and cellphone operators if they fail to take action to block gambling websites.
The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has taken the decision to ban all online gambling, including poker and rummy, because it’s pushing youth down the wrong path.