Tag Archives: India
- Match IPL apologise to stars falsely advertised as playing in the league
October 19, 2017
Match Indian Poker League has apologised on Twitter after the Indian poker news site, Poker Guru, advertised the launch of the new league including a host of star players included in the project. When there’s a smell of gunpowder, you eventually find a gun. Not for the first time, the...
- Match IPL in license tug-of-war; Muskan Sethi honoured by the president
October 18, 2017
The inaugural Match Indian Poker League is finding it tough to get a trouble-free run at things after the Indian Premier league threatened legal proceedings over the use of the acronym IPL, and Muskan Sethi is set to be honoured by the President along with 99 other Indian women who...
- Goa’s beached floating casino finally ready to be rescued
October 13, 2017
The Indian state of Goa is preparing to finally rescue the floating casino that has been stuck on a Mandovi river sandbar since July. Earlier this week, the Goa Herald reported that the MV Lucky 7, which ran aground this summer while being towed to its intended mooring spot on...
- India Supreme Court declines to hear online rummy petition
October 6, 2017
India’s online rummy operators were dealt a blow on Friday after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of state laws prohibiting playing the game for stakes. On Friday, Indian wire services reported that a full bench of the Supreme Court in New Delhi had dismissed a writ petition...
- WIPO junks Quadrific Media’s Spartan Poker trademark complaint
September 29, 2017
Quadrific Media Pvt. Ltd. has been dealt a major blow in its battle to stop Rajat Agarwal from using the Spartan Poker trademark in India. If you recall, Agarwal filed a lawsuit in January against Quadrific Media and executives including Amin Rozani, Rajeev Kanjani, Rohit Bhalla and Sameer Rattonsey. The...
- Goa’s floating casinos given another six-month reprieve
September 27, 2017
Floating casinos in the Indian state of Goa have been granted yet another reprieve from their proposed expulsion from the Mandovi river. On Wednesday, Goa’s state government announced that the five shipboard casinos currently plying their trade on the Mandovi had been given an additional six months to find an...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017