The High Court on Thursday declined to stay a government notification bringing online rummy games under the purview of the Kerala Gaming Act.
The Kerala Gaming Act, 1960, was amended to enforce its ban.
The LDF government on Saturday banned online rummy by declaring it ‘illegal’ and amended the Kerala Gaming Act 1960 to enforce the ban.
The State Police Chief had already forwarded a proposal to bring the online rummy game under the provisions of the gaming law, which would be vetted by the law department.
Vineeth’s father Velayudhan Pillai said his son was an avid gamer but said it was not the only reason for his suicide.