Thursday, August 18, 2022

Gujarat High Court to deliver poker judgement in Nov


The Gujarat High Court is set to deliver its judgement on the legality of poker on November 23, after hearing the concluding arguments from those involved earlier this week.

According to a report from Glaws, from September 15 to 19, Senior Counsels Mihir Thakore and SV Raju, India Poker Association Secretary KN Suresh as well as the government counsel argued at length about the manner in which the game of poker is played, case laws, statutory provisions as well as international precedents.

A single judge bench comprising of Justice Rajesh Shukla then announced that the order will be delivered in November, the results of which is likely to have a significant impact on the future of online and offline poker in India.

Petitioner clubs have already indicated that any adverse ruling in the matter would almost certainly be immediately challenged before a division bench of the High Court.

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