Online gaming

Expected Guv Ravi to give assent to Bill on online gambling by Sunday: S Reghupathy

Inclusion of rummy as game of chance violates SC judgment, says e-gaming federation

published on : 29th November 2022

Gambling law: Tamil Nadu answers Governor’s three queries in 24 hours

The minister said the governor had raised the three queries based on the Madras HC  order that struck down the previous law banning online gambling.

published on : 26th November 2022

Ministers' panel may recommend 28 per cent GST on online gaming, tweak in calculation method 

Currently, online gaming attracts 18 per cent GST. The tax is levied on gross gaming revenue, which is the fees charged by online gaming portals.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Engineering student ends life over debt due to online gaming in AP

The deceased has been identified as Vittanala Mohan Krishna, a native of Vetlapalem village in Konaseema district.

published on : 17th October 2022

Online gaming industry okay with 28 per cent GST if levied only on fee

The industry has argued that, unlike casino and horse racing, online gaming is a game of skill rather than games of chance, and therefore, it should be taxed at 18% instead of 28%.

published on : 14th October 2022

Online gaming ban: SC issues notice on TN’s plea

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on Tamil Nadu government’s petition challenging Madras HC’s order that struck down the State’s ban on all forms of online gaming. 

published on : 10th September 2022

GST Panel may not treat online gaming as gambling

After the change in the stance of the GoM post-Monday meeting, the gaming industry as well as tax experts have welcomed the change in heart of the Group of Ministers on the issue.

published on : 6th September 2022

Internet addiction drove 25 children to suicide since 2019: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Here’s a shocker. As many as 25 children ended their lives in the state due to addiction to the internet and online gaming in the past two-and-half years.

published on : 29th August 2022

TN govt calls for inputs on online gaming legislation

The State government has invited inputs from stakeholders on the proposed legislation on online games.

published on : 8th August 2022

Committee on GST tribunal to meet on Aug 17

“Only after the submission of GoM reports on GSTAT and online gaming, casinos, the next GST Council meet will be organised,” said one of the sources privy to the matter.

published on : 28th July 2022

28 per cent GST likely on casinos, online gaming, horse races on gross revenue

In case of race courses, the GoM has suggested that GST be levied on the full value of bets pooled in the totalisators and placed with the bookmakers.

published on : 26th June 2022

Need representation in Tamil Nadu's online gaming regulation committee: E-Gaming Federation

While EGF backed the State's move to regulate the online gaming industry, it feels that the government should form a joint-committee to explore the possibility of establishing a licensing regime.

published on : 17th June 2022

Online gaming: Time to hit pause 

Gamers from Delhi-NCR stress on why it is important for youngsters to enjoy online gaming without falling prey to compulsive behaviour.

published on : 15th June 2022

TN forms panel to frame statute to ban online rummy

On Thursday, a woman in Chennai allegedly killed herself after her husband lost Rs 25,000 she had kept for their child’s school fee in online rummy. 

published on : 11th June 2022

GST hike to affect Hyderabad bid to emerge as gaming firms’ hub

The Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted by the Centre to study the proposed GST slabs on online gaming is set to hold its second meeting of May 18.

published on : 16th May 2022

Hopeful of positive verdict from SC on online gaming ban: Law Minister Regupathy

The minister said legal experts, on consultation, had opined that if a strong counter-petition is filed explaining the reasons, online gaming could be banned under the existing Act.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Watch out gamers! Here are some best gaming laptops for you

Gamers who are looking for best gaming laptops, with high-performance hardware that allows you to play video games at any resolution have to definitely check these out. 

published on : 12th August 2017