Tag Archives: Mizoram
- Kerala wants central gov’t to ban ‘unambiguously illegal’ Mizoram lotteries
August 3, 2017
In a bid to stop the sale of Mizoram lottery tickets, the government of Kerala has written to the Union Home Ministry to ban Mizoram Lotteries in the state. In its letter, Kerala officials accused Mizoram of violating the Central Lotteries Regulation Act because it has an existing agreement with...
- ‘Illegal’ sale of Mizoram lotteries in Kerala irks finance chief
July 31, 2017
The government of Kerala vows to come down heavily on the “unauthorized” move to sell the Mizoram lottery in the state. On Friday, Kerala Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac told reporters that “selling of lottery tickets of Mizoram in the state is illegal,” noting that Mizoram has yet to receive...
- Audit report links Essel Group firms to $1.83B India lottery scam
June 23, 2017
Two companies associated with business conglomerate Essel Group have been linked to the INR11,808 crore (US$1.83 billion) lottery scam in the Indian state of Mizoram. Several weeks ago, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) came out with a report, in which it revealed “a host of anomalies in...
- India’s Telangana mulls classifying online poker, rummy as gambling
May 26, 2017
Online poker and rummy may soon be classified as gambling in one of India’s states. The government of Telangana is reportedly looking to place the two card games, which are currently considered as skill games in the country, with other forms of gambling and betting. According to local media outlets,...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017