OBJECTIVES

AIGF will work towards achieving the following objectives:

  • Research and analyze current trends in the Indian Gaming industry and track regulatory, policy and commercial updates
  • Commission and produce reports, knowledge papers and studies on the need to reform Gaming legislations, proposed regulatory changes, socio-economic benefits of allowing various forms of Gaming
  • Analyze International trends of the Gaming, betting and lottery industry
  • Actively engage with governmental agencies and organizations, political parties, civil society groups, jurists, economists and journalists
  • Organize events to create awareness about the issues faced by the Gaming industry and benefits of legalizing Gaming including through organizing seminars, conferences, discussions, press briefings etc
  • Advocate a policy framework to regulate all forms of Gaming and gambling activities
  • Urge for regulation of games of skill, games involving substantial degree of skill and mixed games of skill and chance like poker, rummy, fantasy sports, video games etc. either under a single umbrella legislation or under a separate policy framework
  • Suggest measures to curb problems of gambling addiction, gambling by minors and other social problems associated with gambling

NEWS & ARTICLES

NEWS
Get set for the 1st Poker Sports League

New Delhi: India is set to get its first poker league, thanks to Dabur India vice-chairman Amit Burman. The 47-year-old, who is also a prolific restaurateur, is betting on the popular card game for big returns.
Called the Poker Sports League, the tournament will consist of 12 teams in the first season.

Dec 10, 2016
By The Financial Express

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NEWS
From India's Rise To Macau's Rebound: A Look Back At Asia's Casinos In 2016

It’s time to check on my Asian gaming predictions for 2016. As seen in my crystal ball, a half-scale Eiffel Tower has helped Macau climb back to growth. The Philippines has been the top performing casino market in the region. The moment of truth for Indian gaming is coming. Asian casino operators increased their presence in Europe. Shanghai Disneyland has been a hit but hasn’t stopped Macau’s turnaround. Let’s look at last January’s forecasts in depth.

Nov 21, 2016
By Business Standard

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Nagaland government issues first online skill games license to Khelo365

Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has advocated legalisation of sports betting and gaming since, he said, these had a massive revenue generation potential and were popular with the people.

Nov 20, 2016
By Economic Times

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NEWS
FDI, legal sports betting and regulation on AIGF's agenda.

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) is striving to give an impetus to the gaming industry in the country by focussing on policy advocacy, research and regulation, taking the regulatory framework of governing gaming, casinos and betting in Sikkim as an example, which has the most liberal laws for the gaming and betting industry.

Dec 10, 2016
By The Financial Express

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NEWS
AIGF conducts a study tour in Sikkim

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) recently took an initiative to understand the regulatory framework of governing gaming, casinos and betting in Sikkim, which has the most liberal laws for the gaming and betting industry.

Nov 21, 2016
By Business Standard

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Legalise sports betting, gaming: Ranjit Sinha, Former CBI Director.

Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has advocated legalisation of sports betting and gaming since, he said, these had a massive revenue generation potential and were popular with the people.

Nov 20, 2016
By Economic Times

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