Category: Fantasy Sports




Regulate online gaming

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One of the most open secrets in our country is that people gamble on sports, even though it is illegal. Gamblers and bookies in turn try to improve the odds in their favour by persuading players to “throw” games by under-performing. This is corroding, if not destroying, sports in our ... Read More
February 2, 2019admin
Sports fraud bill a step to maintain integrity: AIGF


Introduction of the Sports (Online Gaming and Prevention of Fraud) Bill 2018 in the Lok Sabha is a step to maintain integrity in sports, said All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). On Friday, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor introduced a bill, seeking setting up of an effective regime to maintain the integrity of ... Read More
December 30, 2018admin


Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli enjoys massive popularity across the nation for his astounding achievements on the cricket pitch. He is arguably one of the best batsmen ever to have played the game and has been remarkable as a captain for India. As he celebrated his 30th birthday on ... Read More
November 6, 2018admin


In what might be seen as a positive move for the Indian Gaming industry, the Law Commission of India has recommended that gambling and betting on sports including cricket should be legalised and regulated while stronger laws be introduced to curb match fixing and incidents of cheating. The panel says ... Read More
July 5, 2018admin


AIGF, which is a not-for-profit organization is constantly putting efforts in assembling credible and responsible stakeholders from the Gaming industry to create a structure to the ever growing Gaming industry in India. AIGF will closely work with all its members to develop a regulatory framework that will ascertain all Gaming operators ... Read More
June 22, 2018admin


Citing the enormous potential of the Indian Gaming industry and the inflection point that it is at, the panel was unanimous in vouching for a system or an authoritative body which would be empowered with good governance and a dispute resolution mechanism to curb any kind of illegality taking place. ... Read More
December 27, 2017admin


Legalising betting in cricket has been the subject of debate in India for many years now. After the IPL 2013 spot-fixing controversy, Lodha panel, appointed by the Supreme Court to suggest reforms for the BCCI, took a realistic stand on the matter. In their January 2016 report, the panel said ... Read More
December 27, 2017admin


Legalizing and regulating gambling and betting will not only create employment opportunities for millions of people, but would also help government earn huge revenue from the sector. However, responsibility of ensuring welfare and safeguarding the interests of the vulnerable sections of society should be kept in mind while regularizing betting, they ... Read More
November 10, 2017admin


NEW DELHI: Legal experts, foreign regulators and gaming industry experts came together on Saturday to discuss the challenges and the way ahead for making gaming and betting legal in India. The experts, including chairperson of Law Commission of India Justice B S Chauhan, and politicians and parliamentarians also shared their views ... Read More
November 10, 2017admin


Playing fantasy games online requires considerable skill, judgment and discretion, the Punjab and Haryana high court has held and observed that such games can’t be considered gambling. The observations were made by Justice Amit Rawal recently after a resident of Chandigarh, Varun Gumber, approached the court claiming that he had been ... Read More
August 5, 2017admin
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