Friday, December 4, 2020

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Gamblers in Goa flouting COVID-19 restrictions after re-opening of casinos

Casinos in Goa were allowed to re-open in early November after the industry was subjected to a 7 month lock down. Both land based and floating casinos were allowed to re-open since they were closed down since March. However, as a...

PIL seeking ban on online gambling sites filed before Delhi HC

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed one Avinash Mehrotra, who claims to offer financial advisory services seeking ban on online gambling and betting sites. The petition states that online gambling is unregulated in India and that it should...

Ludhiana: Shots fired during gambling game; man escapes narrowly

Three shots were fired at Manish Kumar of Chhawni Mohalla, who filed complaint with the police of Ludhiana about the alleged incident. On the basis of complaint by Kumar, the Division Number 4 police have booked four persons, indentified as...

Sweden: Casinos placed under restrictions following new ordinance on COVID-19

Swedish government promulgated a new ordinance on curbing the impacts of COVID-19. Under this ordinance, land based casino venues of Sweden have been asked to comply with more restrictions. The Ordinance would come into effect from November 20,2020 and would be...

Bookmakers might still pay out bets on Trump if he succeeds in election petition

After a tight match between Joe Biden and Donald Trump for US Presidential election 2020, Biden emerged victorious at the end. However, this did not go down well with Trump and he had challenged the election in various states. Because of...

High Court appreciates Tamil Nadu govt’s decision to ban online gambling

Recently, Tamil Nadu banned online gambling in the state by promulgating an ordinance. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Mr. Banwarilal Purohit, promulgated the ordinance last week where penal provisions have been prescribed for the offenders. Upto 2 years of imprisonment has...

Andhra Pradesh online gambling ban reaches High Court

Andhra Pradesh banned online gambling in the state few months ago by making amendments in the gambling law of the state. Unhappy with the ban, few private gambling operators filed petition before High Court of Andhra Pradesh challenging the said...

Tennis Integrity Unit bans Bulgarian player Naydenova for match-fixing

Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has banned professional tennis player Aleksandrina Naydenova from Bulgaria for life. The TIU found Naydenova guilty of match fixing on various occasions between the year 2015 and 2019. The 28 year old player has also been subjected...

Betting shops in UK allowed re-opening with restrictions due to COVID-19

The UK government has allowed re-opening of betting shops in UK’s tier 3 areas but has imposed few restrictions too. Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the news while stating the plans post nationwide lockdown. The lockdown is set to end on...

Swedish online gaming operator penalized for offering unauthorized bonus

XC Gaming Sweden Ltd, a gambling form in Sweden has been given a warning and penalty fee by the regulator, Spelinspektionen, reported InterGame. The Swedish gambling law allows offering of bonus only at first gaming opportunity. However, XC Gaming violated...

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