Objectives

Research and Papers

  • Research and analyze current trends in the Indian Gaming Industry and track regulatory , policy and commercial updates
  • Commission and produce reports , knowledge papers and studies on the need to reform Gaming legislation , proposed regulatory changes , socio-economic benefits of allowing various forms of Gaming.
  • Industry Events

  • Organize events to create awareness about the issues faced by the Gaming Industry and benefits of legalizing Gaming including through organizing seminars, conferences , discussions, press briefings etc .
  • Analyze International trends of the Gaming , betting and lottery industry .
  • Policy & Advocacy

  • Advocate a policy framework to regulate all forms of Gaming and gambling activities
  • Actively engage with governmental agencies and organizations, political parties, civil society groups, jurists, economists and journalists
  • Self-Regulation

  • Urge for regulation of games of skill, games involving substantial degree of skill and mixed games of skill and chance like poker, rummy, fantasy sports, video games etc. either under a single umbrella legislation or under a separate policy framework.
  • Suggest measures to curb problems of gambling addiction , gambling by minors and other social problems associated with gambling .
  • FOUNDING MEMBERS

    AIGF IN NEWS

    Regulation in online gaming industry will bring stability and boost employment

    There is need of a central regulation that regulates online skill gaming industry, rather than state-based laws.

    August 21, 2019

    2019, the Year for Online Gaming Industry

    The online game industry in India seems to have a bright future in 2019 with the accelerated growth recognized by enthusiasts having good disposable income. The ecosystem is also paying attention as several gaming startups emerging on a regular basis.

    August 02, 2019

    Fun, games and money: Legalising online sports betting can make India richer by Rs 19,000 cr

    FICCI estimates that around Rs 3 lakh crore changes hands every year – through bookies, websites or tech-enabled channels. Gambling, in India, goes back a long way. In its 2018 report on the subject, the Law Commission of India (LCI) recommended that sports-related betting be legalized, citing ancient civic texts like the Manusmriti to demonstrate its prevalence in medieval India.

    August 01, 2019

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