Tag Archives: playwin
- Playwin declares 30% price hike for lottery tickets ‘on account of GST’
July 3, 2017
Winning the elusive lottery jackpot in India now comes with a hefty price tag. Last week, private lottery distributor Playwin announced on Twitter that it has “revised prices” for its lottery game tickets, effective July 1. The lottery brand of Indian conglomerate Essel Group pinned the ticket price hike “on...
- Ex-Essel executive punts on seat at India’s Upper House of Parliament
May 31, 2016
The former chairman of multi-billion dollar business conglomerate Essel Group is eyeing to enter the Upper House of the Indian Parliament, local media outlets reported. Dr. Subhash Chandra is reportedly planning to file his nomination for the parliament, locally known as Rajya Sabha, as an independent candidate from Haryana ahead...
- Pokernation.com takes “teach-learn-play” model in promoting online poker in India
May 18, 2016
India has welcomed PokerNation, the country’s new dedicated online poker site. Tuesday saw the official launch of Pokernation.com, an online poker site operated by Playwin, the lottery and gaming brand of Pan India Network Ltd, which is part of the Essel Group conglomerate. The site is part of MPN’s Indian...
- ‘Online’ gambling gets underway in Sikkim betting shops
December 8, 2015
India’s online gambling market took a symbolic step forward after two operators licensed in the Himalayan state of Sikkim began offering services to state residents. In July, Sikkim’s state government passed the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulations) Amendment Bill 2015, which authorized licensed operators to offer sports betting, casino and poker...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017