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Petition to ban card games dismissed by Delhi HC

2019-11-29

The Delhi High Court has disposed of the two petitions aiming to ban all forms of online card games, including poker.  In a filing in late October

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New petition to ban card games to be heard Nov 28

2019-10-31

The Delhi High Court has received a fresh petition seeking to ban all forms of online card games, including poker, terming them as a game of chance, a

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Judicial review application for GITP incentive scheme to be heard May 30

2019-02-15

The High Court on Thursday confirmed for May 30 to hear Genting Malaysia’s application for a judicial review concerning a tax incentive scheme for i

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Bombay High Court challenges GST on casino license fees

2018-09-10

The Bombay High Court is demanding Goa’s tax department to explain why it had imposed a service tax on casino license fees, local media reports.

Delhi High Court to hear poker petition

2017-12-17

The Delhi High Court has agreed to hear a petition for poker to be recognized as a game of skill and for charges filed against a group of players in a

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Gujarat High Court to deliver poker judgement in Nov

2017-09-20

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 invo

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Les Ambassadeurs sues Singapore high roller

2017-08-14

The historic Les Ambassadeurs Club in London’s Mayfair is seeking to recover GBP470,000 ($608,700) from a high stakes gambler from Singapore. Execut

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HC allows rummy operators to carry on business

2017-06-28

The Hyderabad High Court has given permission for online rummy petitioners, who are currently disputing the online gaming ban in Telangana, to continu

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Sikkim Court upholds lottery distribution tax rules

2017-03-27

The Sikkim High Court has upheld the rules brought through the Finance Act 2016 which stipulate that persons engaged in the marketing, organizing, sel

Goa set for sixth floating casino

2017-03-08

Golden Globe Hotels Private Ltd. looks set to get the go-ahead for the sixth floating casino on Goa’s River Mandovi after the High Court told the go

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Newspapers to cease publication of Matka numbers

2017-03-04

Six daily newspapers in Maharashtra have been ordered to cease the publication of “matka numbers”, India Today reports. Matka is an illegal form o

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Another petition on poker enters high court

2017-02-09

A third petition has been filed in the Gujarat High Court after a poker club was denied clearance by Surat police, local media reports. Petitioner AAA

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Decision for sixth offshore casino to be made in Feb

2017-01-10

The Goa government has been given four weeks to make its decision on whether to license its sixth offshore casino, local media reports. Golden Globe H

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Hotel Ramada seeks lift on poker ban

2016-12-27

The Gujarat High Court on Monday admitted a petition filed by Hotel Ramada seeking permission to organize poker in its establishment, on the grounds t

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Goa’s sixth offshore casino to hold off operations

2016-11-02

Golden Globe Hotels Private Limited has promised not to operate its offshore casino until the next hearing even if granted a license by the state gove

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Sixth offshore casino in Goa under legal challenge

2016-10-26

Activist lawyer Aires Rodrigues has filed a petition seeking recall of the government’s decision to renew and grant an offshore casino licence to Go

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Gujarat HC asks state government for decision on poker

2016-10-22

The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to inform whether poker falls into the category of gambling, following a petition filed by the I

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Complaint filed against online rummy adverts in Tamil Nadu

2016-10-19

A city-based social activist has petitioned the commissioner of police to take down a number of online rummy websites, local media reports. Activist E

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PIL against online lotteries admitted by Bombay High Court

2016-09-28

The Bombay High Court has admitted a PIL which demands an immediate ban of illegal online lotteries in Maharashtra, for final hearing, local media re

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