Gambling

Ordinance to ban online rummy likely in Tamil Nadu soon

Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu on Saturday held a discussion with top officials on the recommendations made by a high-level committee headed by retired Judge K Chandru to regulate such games. 

published on : 31st July 2022

Chikoti Praveen’s animal farm impresses forest officials

Several exotic species found at the farmhouse at Saireddigudem

published on : 30th July 2022

Hyderabad: TDP leader’s house raided, 11 arrested for gambling

Among those arrested were some businessmen and realtors from Hyderabad and Bhimavaram of AP. 

published on : 24th July 2022

Refrain from advertising online betting platforms: I&B Ministry to print, electronic, digital media

It has also advised online & social media, including online advertisement intermediaries & publishers, to not display such advertisements in India or target such advertisements towards Indian audience

published on : 13th June 2022

Woman in Chennai ends life after losing 20 sovereigns, Rs 3 lakh in online gambling

A 29-year-old woman allegedly died by suicide on Sunday after she lost 20 sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs 3 lakh of her sisters’ money in online gambling.

published on : 7th June 2022

Powerful lobby behind online gambling industry: Bommai

Rues striking down of law by High Court, says govt had done enough groundwork  

published on : 15th March 2022

TRS MLA among 8 held for gambling?

Based on a tip-off, police raided the apartment located at Kakatiya Hills in Road No 6 of Madhapur and found eight persons were gambling in one of the flats.

published on : 1st March 2022

Gambling racket busted at Lodha Bellezza, 13 held

They had also hired three servants to work in the flat and one person to pick up and drop people.

published on : 26th February 2022

Karnataka HC strikes down amendment that criminalises playing games of skill by risking money

The petitioners contended that the inclusion of skill within the ambit of gaming is beyond the legislative competence of the state, which has no legislative competence to regulate online gaming.

published on : 14th February 2022

Thoothukudi teen steals Rs 4K for online game, father files plaint

Superintendent of Police S Jeyakumar appealed to school students not to play online games such as “free fire”, or be involved in online gambling.

published on : 1st February 2022

Prakasam police arrest interstate cyber fraudster, recover Rs 8 lakh

The accused have been identified as Pratapaneni Rajesh Kumar, 35, of Kakinda.The police said the accused is addicted to several vices like horse racing, gambling.

published on : 30th January 2022

Spouses of 3 Hyderabad corporators held for gambling

The three husbands, after attending a wedding, had gathered at a resort where they were gambling.

published on : 20th December 2021

Busted gambling den akin to casinos in Goa, Mumbai

Top floor of flat had a ‘poker room’; winners paid in cash and cheque

published on : 9th December 2021

Police bust illegal gambling centre in Kochi, one arrested

Police on Sunday arrested a person and seized narcotic drugs from him after busting an illegal gambling centre at a flat in Chilavannoor on Sunday.

published on : 6th December 2021

Orissa HC issues notice to state government over gambling law

The petition contends that a blanket prohibition of games without any distinction between games of skill and games of chance falls foul of the doctrine of proportionality.

published on : 18th November 2021

MLA among five held for gambling in Hyderabad's Begumpet?

Based on a tip-off, Task Force sleuths along with Begumpet police station staff raided an apartment and caught the accused involved in gambling.  

published on : 6th November 2021

Hyderabad: Thirty arrested for gambling in farmhouse raid

Inquiries revealed that the farmhouse was leased by the main organiser of the gambling ring under the pretext of a birthday party.

published on : 1st November 2021

Online gambling ban questioned

The Karnataka Police (Amendment) Act, 2021, passed by the Karnataka legislature in September, bans online games. The amendment came into effect from October 5, 2021. 

published on : 24th October 2021

Online gambling: Virtual Shylocks still at large 

While some call for proper rules, others feel regulation is not enough

published on : 23rd October 2021

Online rummy: Playing with life

The High Court quashed the notification issued earlier this year by the state government banning online rummy under the Kerala Gaming Act, 1960.

published on : 13th October 2021
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