Tag Archives: Game of skill
- India high court finds fantasy sports a game of skill in landmark ruling
August 7, 2017
Because it requires a substantial degree of skill, judgment and discretion, the Punjab and Haryana High Court in India has ruled that playing fantasy sports cannot be considered gambling. The ruling, made by Justice Amit Rawal, was in response to Varun Gumber, a resident of Chandigarh state, The Times of...
- Fresh ordinance now bans betting on all games of skill in Telangana
July 11, 2017
The government of Telangana has come up with a new ordinance against online gambling, even though the state’s High Court is still deliberating its previous gaming decree. Over the weekend, the Telangana Cabinet issued the fresh decree amending the Telangana State Gaming (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, which was issued several weeks...
- Poker clubs to file fresh petitions before Gujarat High Court
June 8, 2017
The legal battle to clear the uncertainty over the legality of poker games in the Indian state of Gujarat is likely to be delayed following reports that the poker clubs have withdrawn their original petitions from the Gujarat High Court. Several weeks ago, the Indian Poker Association (IPA) filed a...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017