Saturday, March 30, 2019

India

India’s gaming startups continue to attract funding

India’s gaming startups are continuing to attract strong interest from overseas investors, with the latest deals involving funding from the U.K. and Japan.Sports Gaming...

AIGF urges inclusion of online gaming regulation in manifestos

The All India Gaming Federation has written to the two major political parties in India for the inclusion of online gaming regulation as one...

New Goa CM stance on gaming undecided

Newly appointed Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant says he has not yet decided his approach towards offshore casinos in the state and will need...

Regulation seen cutting illegal gambling, boosting state revenue

Popular Indian politician, Shashi Tharoor, a member of the main opposition Congress Party, stirred the political pot earlier this year by introducing a private...

Delta Corp to pick up 25 percent stake in JCML

India casino operator Delta Corp has announced it is investing $10 million into Essel Group’s cruise liner business, which will allow it get to...

Goa offshore casinos given another extension

With the state government yet to draft a policy to regulate the casino industry, the state cabinet on Friday granted offshore casinos another six...

Private member’s bill sparks online gambling debate

A private member’s bill recently introduced in parliament is expected to give fresh impetus to the debate on legalizing online gaming and sports betting...

Steadview eyeing $100m investment in Dream11

Hong Kong-based hedge fund Steadview Capital Management is reportedly considering an investment of more than $100 million in Indian online company Dream11, which would...

Rummy for stakes considered gambling in Kerala

The Kerala High Court has maintained the ruling that playing rummy for stakes is considered gambling and thus an offense under the Kerala Gaming...

Manipur government to reintroduce lottery to the state

The Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur, Yumnam Joykumar on Thursday announced that the state plans to reintroduce lottery, which is expected to bolster state...

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