Tag: Game of Skill


The Supreme Court of India has recently directed the High Court of Andhra Pradesh to re-examine the eligibility of Online Rummy as a game of skill or game of chance after the report of the committee mandated by the High Court was submitted. In the absence of any information about Online ... Read More
August 31, 2023Admin akads


Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge has asserted that the implementation of a 28% GST on online gaming will result in a decrease in talent and capital inflows if the government does not engage in a dialogue with gaming companies to resolve the issues facing the sector. “I have written to the ... Read More
August 29, 2023Admin akads


Indian online gaming companies and associations have appealed to the government to reconsider its recent GST decision on face value. The companies claimed that the decision has put the industry in a state of “significant distress” and that it could have “devastating implications” for them, including the closure of their ... Read More
July 17, 2023Admin akads


The Karnataka High Court, on May 11 held that a game of skill, whether played with stakes or not, was not gambling. The main question or issue that arose for consideration in a batch of petitions was whether offline or online games like Rummy, which were primarily, predominantly, or substantially based ... Read More
May 15, 2023Roland Landers


After a long journey at India's most prestigious poker series on PokerBaazi, the National Poker Series, India (2023), the winners of 107 tournaments were crowned by India's proud queen of boxing, Mary Kom, along with the CEO of AIGF Roland Landers at the debutante 'Night of Glory', held at Novotel ... Read More
May 10, 2023Roland Landers


The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will probably hold its next meeting in June when the long forthcoming issue of taxation of online gaming will be taken up. While no particular date has been chosen at this point, official sources showed that June is the most probable time for holding ... Read More
March 23, 2023Roland Landers


Baazi Games, one of the leading online gaming startups in the nation, in its undertaking to strengthen its marketing and communication outlook, appointed Mr. Himank Tripathi as its Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson. The senior appointment aims to further develop Baazi Games' leadership role in the pay-to-play segment by unpinning the ... Read More
December 9, 2022Roland Landers


The Supreme Court has considered online fantasy sports as a game of skill, but numerous individuals in the public disagree, as per a new survey by LocalCircles. 65% of the survey members said they unequivocally believe that online fantasy sports are a game of chance. A lot of them likewise encouraged ... Read More
November 22, 2022Roland Landers


The online skill gaming industry has had a moment to celebrate after Google chose to open its Play Store for Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) and Rummy applications. Last week, the tech giant announced a one-year pilot program for DFS and Rummy applications to be accessible on the Google Play Store ... Read More
September 14, 2022Roland Landers


In India, online gaming is a club together with casinos and horse racing. And as such, it is largely considered to be assimilable to online gaming, including even skill-based games by the center. The GST Council is looking to impose a 28% tax on online gaming, casinos, and horse racing. ... Read More
August 30, 2022Roland Landers