Tag Archives: indian poker association
- Pros play poker videos in Gujarat High Court hearing
August 30, 2017
It’s been said that there is always a first time for everything. And to prove this, a Gujarat High Court judge made an unprecedented decision on Tuesday to not only hear the opinion of professional poker players, but even allow them to show the court videos on how poker is...
- 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of poker games in the Indian state of Gujarat is likely to be delayed following reports that the poker clubs have withdrawn their original petitions from the Gujarat High Court.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...
- High Court wants Gujarat gov’t to clear uncertainty over poker
October 24, 2016
The Gujarat High Court is stepping in to resolve the issue of whether poker is considered a form of gambling or a game of skill in the state. Last week, the Indian Poker Association (IPA), a group representing India’s poker players, filed a petition with the high court accusing the...
- Indian Poker Association protests police raid; Rummy commercial’s strange powers
October 19, 2016
A group representing India’s poker players has filed a petition against the Gujarat state government for allegedly siccing cops on its card games. On Tuesday, the Indian Poker Association (IPA) filed papers with the Gujarat High Court accusing the state government of authorizing law enforcement agencies to break up an...
- Online poker sites in India tread boldly, but are they headed for a fall?
November 3, 2013
One of the informal traditions of India’s Diwali ‘festival of lights’ celebration is the playing of card games like rummy or ‘teen patti,’ often for money or other valuables. Indian police have traditionally turned a blind eye toward such activity if it’s confined to private homes and the house isn’t...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017