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The Indian Ministry of Electronics and IT has introduced new rules to safeguard online gamers from dangerous content through a self-regulation model, overseen by SROs. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued new guidelines to protect online gamers from dangerous content. For the internet pay-to-earn sector, a self-regulation ... Read More
May 29, 2023Roland Landers


Online gaming platforms are not allowed to deduct tax at source on withdrawals made by players, as long as the withdrawal amounts are less than Rs.100 per month and meet certain criteria, according to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a set of guidelines issued on Monday. According ... Read More
May 23, 2023Roland Landers


On Thursday, the gaming industry expressed its support for the new online gaming regulations. According to them, these regulations will encourage innovation, increase investor confidence, and eliminate gambling platforms. Additionally, these regulations are expected to promote a more stable business environment and reduce regulatory fragmentation at the state level. The ... Read More
May 8, 2023Roland Landers


The All India Game Developers' Forum (AIGDF), representing Indian online game developers, will host an inaugural gaming conference, Consilience 2023, in collaboration with the Law and Technology Society at the National Law School of India University in Bangalore. The conference is set to happen on April 21st at the Bangalore ... Read More
April 20, 2023Roland Landers


When Tamil Nadu State Governor RN Ravi sanction the online gaming ban bill, the gaming industry body, All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) reported that they will challenge the legitimacy of the law. AIGF CEO, Roland Landers, proceeded to say that skill games like online rummy ban random number generation to make ... Read More
April 13, 2023Roland Landers


You are aware that winning at mobile games is not as simple as it sounds, whether you play casually or professionally. There are more online players than ever before, and mobile phones are easier to access. This makes online game competition and winning even more difficult. Now, some may argue ... Read More
February 17, 2023Roland Landers


The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) called for another public consultation on online gaming rules on January 17. Sources said that all major industry bodies, policy advocacy groups, and industry stakeholders will deliberate on the recently released policy. The ministry earlier this month released draught amendments to the IT ... Read More
January 17, 2023Roland Landers


The online gaming industry is one of the most rapidly growing and disruptive industries, with a positive impact as it expands.Being a multi-million dollar worldwide industry, it has seen a dramatic development during the pandemic, and research shows a predominant ascent in revenue generation as well as in the number ... Read More
December 13, 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


With the decision on changing the tax slab on online gaming and other related categories being the talk of the town lately, it is crucial to know the legal aspects related to GST rulings. In India, until recently, gaming platforms were required to pay GST as they qualify as ‘suppliers’ of ... Read More
July 27, 2022Roland Landers