Category: Legal

Legalizing Betting Will Create Employment, Generate Revenue: Experts At All India Gaming Summit 2017


Legal experts, foreign regulators and gaming industry experts came together on 28th Oct for the first ever All India Gaming Summit 2017 where challenges and the way ahead for making gaming and betting legal in India were discussed. The event was organized by All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) in association with Legal ... Read More
October 29, 2017Admin akads


The Government of Telangana has promulgated two ordinances that have, for the time being at least, put the operators working in in a state of limbo. The two ordinances coming into force have taken the industry by storm and were swiftly challenged before the High Court of Hyderabad (“Hyderabad HC”) ... Read More
October 21, 2017Admin akads


For years now, betting has been seen as a bad word – associated with rigged sporting events, corrupt athletes, and racketeering. Betting has destroyed the careers of many sporting greats, while destroying public confidence in national pastimes such as cricket. All that, though, may soon change, as the Indian government mulls ... Read More
July 29, 2017Admin akads
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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 ... Read More
July 16, 2017Admin akads


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 ... Read More
July 14, 2017Admin akads


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 ... Read More
March 19, 2017Admin akads


Gambling in India has long been a part of the culture and history of the country. In fact, gambling halls were legal in India for centuries until British colonial authorities banned gambling in 1867. Currently thirteen Indian states offer lottery, six states allow horse racing, and two states currently allow and offer some sort ... Read More
January 9, 2017Admin akads


The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) continues to work towards easing the environment for gaming in the country. In a latest move, the AIGF had approached the GST Council seeking a standard or lower tax rate for casino transactions, besides asking for a formulation of special rules for valuation in certain transactions that occur ... Read More
October 25, 2016Admin akads