Online gambling

Leaders urge RN Ravi to approve Bill banning online gambling

PMK president Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, in tweets, expressed his grief over the suicide of an Odisha woman in Tenkasi after she lost Rs 70,000 in online gambling.

published on : 29th November 2022

Online rummy: Woman loses 70K, dies by suicide

Sankarankovil Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) M Sudheer said that the mobile phone of the deceased person will be sent for forensic analysis.

published on : 28th November 2022

'Bill to ban online gambling one of 20 pending with Guv’: TN Law minister

Regupathy said the governor did not seek any explanation on the Bill and said the government would provide it, if sought.

published on : 11th November 2022

TN govt passes bill to prohibit online gambling, games 

The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of online gambling and regulation of online games Act, 2022, will come into force on the date notified by the government.

published on : 19th October 2022

Post online gambling ban, gaming firms start to shut shop in Tamil Nadu

Portals like PokerBaazi.com block players’ accounts & say they can’t access platform 

published on : 11th October 2022

Tamil Nadu government okays ordinance to ban online gambling 

The ordinance also prohibits non-local online game providers from offering online gambling services or games of chance involving money or other stakes.

published on : 8th October 2022

Cabinet okays ordinance to ban online gambling, regulate gaming in Tamil Nadu

According to sources, the ordinance would ban online gambling but not online gaming. “Online games would be regulated,” the sources added.

published on : 27th September 2022

Tamil Nadu Cabinet gives nod to regulate online gambling

The Cabinet took up the draft ordinance for discussion today after obtaining the requisite information from the School Education Department on the impact of online gaming on students, said a release.

published on : 26th September 2022

Engineer turns chain snatcher after losing Rs 10 Lakh gambling

After squandering more than Rs 10 lakh on online gambling, a 27-year-old civil engineer allegedly took to chain snatching to settle his debts, but ran out of luck there as well.

published on : 8th September 2022

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

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