Poker in India 0Delta Corp Acquires Adda52.comDelta Corp Ltd is acquiring Gauss Network Pvt Ltd, which owns Adda52.com, India’s No1 poker site, in a part cash, part equity deal. The online gaming space in India, while well established worldwide, is in its early stages and has immense growth potential.
iGaming News 0First legal sportsbook in India starts operations in SikkimGolden Gaming International Pvt Limited has become the country’s first company to start legal online sports betting and gaming by launching online games and sports betting in the tiny and beautiful state of Sikkim. As per the press communique from the company the online gaming and betting has been launched as per the law passed by the State Govt of Sikkim regulating and licenses under Sikkim State Online Gaming (Regulation) Act 2008 and Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulation) Rules 2009. Company has been granted running online games and sports betting within the state of Sikkim only geographically as per the regulation.
Poker in India 0Women opening up poker in IndiaShe walks into a casino in Kathmandu with a group of men. Heads turn at once – there are seldom any women around. Simrit Tiwana moves right up to the table, asks for a buy-in, and settles down for a game of poker.
Legislation 0AIGF seeks FDI in gambling, betting and lottery sectorAll India Gaming Federation (AIGF), a not-for-profit organisation working towards promotion of sporting and gaming activities, has written to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to allow foreign direct investment in the gambling, betting and lottery sector.
AIGF has claimed that even as these industries are increasingly been recognised as legitimate industries globally, offering entertainment and recreation avenues to millions across the world, they remain illegal in most parts of India.
Poker in India 0Kerala government considering notifying poker as a skill gameThe Kerala government has announced its decision to consider including poker and bridge in the category of games of skill by way of amending a hitherto unknown notification dated 30th September 1976. The notification, unearthed by Jay Sayta, founder of this website, is pursuant to Section 14A of the Kerala Gaming Act, 1960. Section 14A of the Kerala Gaming Act is a peculiar provision and is in addition to Section 14, which in general exempts games of mere skill from the ambit of gambling.
Legislation 0Khelplay.Com Organized a Panel Discussion on ‘RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SKILL GAME INDUSTRY’Online poker website Khelplay.com recently organized a panel discussion on “RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SKILL GAMES INDUSTRY”- a seminar on legal, regulatory and tax updates for poker players and operators. The event mainly generated awareness about the recent developments and potential of the skill games industry and how it is different from gambling. Mr. Kuntal Sampat, Vice President of Sachar Gaming Pvt. Ltd. which operates khelplay.com introduced the audience to khelplay.com and its state of the art features.
Legislation 0First of its kind seminar for skill games industry and players on 10th June in MumbaiPoker, rummy and fantasy sports players and operators in India face various problems. Several questions that the poker community faces includes questions about the legality of the sport, TDS, service and income tax issues, doubts regarding foreign remittances, non-payment of dues by online and offline poker operators and impact of recent events including a law introduced by the Nagaland government to regulate online skill games.
Legislation 0Nagaland regulates Online Games of SkillAs per latest reports from sources, the Nagaland legislative assembly has passed the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Bill, 2015 today.
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Adda52.com, India’s largest poker site, is continuing ahead its association with World Poker Tour by launching “Your Ticket to World Poker Tour®” - China edition. Thanks to the remarkable success of earlier satellite events to WPT® - UK, Aria and Rozvadoz Edition that the poker site is now offering Indian poker players yet another opportunity to compete at a World Poker Tour event.
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Adda52.com, India’s largest poker site has tied up with World Poker Tour® for an exclusive license of products and services in India. Indian poker players will now have an opportunity to qualify for select WPT events held around the globe via official satellites on the Adda52 website. Moreover, Adda52 will be the official partners of WPT in India and the company has rights to distribute WPT videos and create WPT merchandise in the country.
Adda52 launches Team Spades, India’s first ever professional Poker team, comprising of four internationally renowned Indian poker players
Adda52.com, India’s largest Poker site, today announced the launch of Team Spades, India’s first ever professional Poker team. The team includes renowned players from the Poker fraternity- Amit Jain, Kunal Patni, Aditya Sushant and Muskan Sethi. The official launch of Adda52’s Team Spades was done at Hotel Imperial, New Delhi where the poker pros were unveiling to a cross-section of media. Team Spades will be representing Adda52 on both online as well as offline Poker tournaments. The 4-member team will be poker ambassadors to represent Adda52 and its vision to spread the game as a professional sport.