The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), a not-for-profit organization registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. AIGF is conceptualized to be the apex body, representing the interests of gaming and betting industry focusing on policy advocacy, research and forum for discussion amongst various stake holders associated with the Gaming industry that includes fantasy sports, poker, rummy & horse racing.

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‘It’s time to roll the dice above the board’

The All India Gaming Federation has presented a white paper to the National Law Commission in which it proposes the creation of a central gaming and betting law, and also making betting on sports such as cricket legal, both in order to bring it out of the shadows, as well as to earn the government more revenue.

July 16, 2017
The Hindu

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Sports Ministry lays ground for making online betting legal

The Sports Ministry has begun the groundwork to frame a legislation to legalise online sports betting in India. According to a ministry official, informal consultations have already been held with various stakeholders in the government. However, it may take at least two years for the ministry to prepare a draft.

July 16, 2017
The Indian Express

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Gaming federation wants central law for online and cricket betting

DELHI: The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has sought a central legalisation allowing online betting and regulated betting on cricket, saying the government stands to earn thousands of crore in tax and revenues every year.

July 14, 2017
Hindustan Times

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ESSA advises the Law Commission of India on regulated sports betting

ESSA – the European Sports Security Association – has advised the Law Commission of India that regulating sports betting would bring fiscal and integrity benefits to the country. In an official response to the Law Commission of India’s consultancy on gambling, ESSA firstly welcomed the review itself and then went on to express its take on the country’s current situation.

July 03, 2017
Gambling Insider

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Regulating betting better than ban’ – Justice B S Chauhan, Chairman, Law Commission of India

DELHI: Tasked by the Supreme Court to examine whether betting should be legalised in the backdrop of the infamous 2013 IPL betting scandal that rocked the careers of many cricketers, Law Commission chairman Justice B S Chauhan has said that preliminary scrutiny favoured regulating these activities through a law rather than a complete ban.

March 17, 2017
Time Of India –
Delhi

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