Delhi High Court Denies Order to Block All Online Gambling Sites

Delhi High Court Blocks Ban on Online Gambling Request

An Indian High Court refuses an attempt to block citizens from wagering online. A request was made to issue a temporary order to block Indian online sports betting and gambling sites such as poker portals before the upcoming Cricket World Cup. The Delhi High Court refused this request ahead of the upcoming sports event. The …

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Nepal Is Catering To India Residents With Border Casinos

Border Casino Wars

Right across the India/Nepal border, you will find a little town Bhairahawa which is now home to a casino looking to cash in on India residents.   Sitting 12km from the Indian border is the Tiger Palace Resort. The Tiger Palace is now the first of Nepal’s border casinos. The casino is owned and operated …

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eSports Are Growing In India

India esports

eSports are multiplayer video games played competitively by professional gamers. Fans can watch the games and bet on the action with the use of online sportsbooks. Recently eSports has taken off across India with the assistance of fast broadband connections and a growing youth population of over 600 million. Not only is eSports taking off …

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Turf Authorities Fighting To Lower Taxes For Horse Racing

India horse racing

India residents are feeling the effects of the duel Goods & Services tax established in 2017, but now the Turf Authorities of India (TAI) wants to lower the rate on horse betting. The Turf Authorities of India is made up of 6 horse racing clubs across India: Royal Calcutta Turf Club at Kolkata Royal Western …

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India Looking To Pass Cleaner Competitive Sports Regulations

India flag with cricket players in the back

Just before the New Year was rung in, Dr. Shashi Tharoor put forward a Private Member (competitive sports) Bill in the Lok Sabah. The Lok Sabah is the lower house of India’s bicameral Parliament. The proposed bill would provide regulations for sports betting and penalties for match-fixing. The bill is entitled Sports (Online Gaming and …

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India’s Poker Options Intensify

Adda52 Hosts WPT India Poker

KamaGames releases Teen Patti, an online poker room geared for Indian players; Adda52 hosts the 2nd edition of World Poker Tour India. KamaGames has long explored ways to capture the Indian market with aims to expand their portfolio. However, Indian players have always been receptive of the company’s existing portfolio, therefore, much change may not …

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India PM Urged To Act Against Licensed International Operators

India PM Narendra Modi

Online gambling in India from licensed offshore operators allow citizens access to safe gambling options conveniently from any device they own with an internet connection. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be pressured to block payments between locals and licensed offshore online gambling sites after a letter sent by the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) …

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The Poker Take Over In India

India online poker gaming market

As poker becomes a staple in India, numerous companies are fighting to establish themselves as the top player in the market. India is the world’s second-largest mobile user with 375 million Indians who utilize mobile phones with an expected growth of users at 470 million by 2021. 2017 reports on India’s online gaming market show …

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New India Gambling Laws Promote Online Gambling

computer and poker chips

Online gambling is a huge market in India despite the lack of any real legal guidance. Indian gambling laws are outdated and do not account for the modern online gambling world. The state government of Maharashtra is looking to change that by implementing new laws with a focus on online gambling and betting. Home Minister …

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