Gaming federation meets Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi as ban hangs fire

This comes as the state awaits the Governor’s assent to the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Act, 2022.

published on : 8th December 2022

Law min meets guv to clear doubts on gambling bill 

There is a lot of difference between online and offline gambling. In online gambling, certain changes are made to the system to enable only the organisers win the game.

published on : 2nd December 2022

BJP wanted online rummy banned, so will it oppose guv now, asks Murasoli

The governor had immediately approved the ordinance, promulgated by the state government on October 1, recalled the editorial.

published on : 1st December 2022

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

Gambling den busted, 30 arrested

Police have also seized cash of Rs 8,04,800, 31 mobile phones, four bikes and a plastic jar containing gambling tokens from the spot. 

published on : 22nd 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

Seven women among 29 held for gambling in Delhi

As many as 29 people, including 7 women, were arrested by the Delhi Police for gambling at a hotel in the national capital, an official said on Sunday.

published on : 24th October 2022

Bill against online gambling passed by TN Assembly; federation decides to move court

The State Assembly on Wednesday passed the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gaming and Regulation of Online Games Act, 2022.

published on : 20th October 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

Betting companies continue to flout I&B ministry norms

1XBet, which recently signed an adult performer for promotional purposes, & others continue to thrive in Indian ecosystem despite advisories.

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

Despite I&B ministry advisory, airtime for surrogate betting advertisement

Ever since live sport returned to TV screens across India following the first lockdown, the advertisement industry has evolved.

published on : 12th 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

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

MP High Court asks state to take concrete steps on online gaming, betting in three months

While directing the MP government to bring on record concrete/action taken report in three months, the HC listed the matter for next hearing on November 30.

published on : 1st September 2022

Bengaluru rural sub-registrar, BJP councillor, inspector held in Jaipur for gambling

The gambling session was organised by a Delhi-based man and the entry per head was fixed at Rs 2 lakh.

published on : 23rd August 2022
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