The Indian state of Maharashtra is considering legalizing online gambling as way to replenish pandemic-depleted treasury.
The Bombay High Court issues ruling in a home poker case declaring that the game is "not a game of skill but of pure chance."
The state government has indicated plans to implement laws in the very near future, providing guidance for online betting and gambling.
Maharashtra gov't has demanded three northeastern states in India to pay some INR933 crore ($146.7 million) in lottery tax dues or face legal consequences.
Private lottery sellers in the state of Maharashtra will be putting up the “Closed” sign next week.
A Maharashtra official is going after six lottery operators that she claimed have cheated the state government.
That was the answer the Maharashtra government had in response to a public interest litigation filed against the state several weeks ago.
Maharashtra’s continued refusal to respond to a lawsuit could cost the Indian state its precious online lotteries.
India’s state of Maharashtra will be sitting on a US$1.09B gold mine by the year 2021 if it allows the establishment of land base casinos.
Online lotteries are reportedly about to be banned in Maharashtra.