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Celebrity endorsements and blurring lines between gambling and fantasy sports
Sports

Celebrity endorsements and blurring lines between gambling and fantasy sports

We need stricter regulations to ensure that gambling operations do not make use of the loosely-worded definition for real-money gaming to seek legitamacy.

Need for collective will as eSports industry grapples with unregulated gambling
Sports

Need for collective will as eSports industry grapples with unregulated gambling

Recent incidents have shown that there is a greater need to regulate the gambling industry within eSports and the remedial steps must come in the form of a collective effort from the entire eSports and gaming community.

AP govt bans online games like Rummy, Poker for 'misleading' youth; violators to face jail, penalty
India

AP govt bans online games like Rummy, Poker for 'misleading' youth; violators to face jail, penalty

Organisers of online gambling will be jailed for a year, besides being penalised, for a first time offence, while those caught playing these games will be given six months of jail term

PCB receives apology from media rights partner for allowing live stream of PSL 2020 on betting website
First Cricket News

PCB receives apology from media rights partner for allowing live stream of PSL 2020 on betting website

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Sunday said it has received a formal apology from its media rights partner for subletting live streaming of PSL 5 to a UK-based betting company, which had kicked up a controversy, according to sources.

Asian Football Confederation says match-fixing has seen sharp decline in last six years, though cryptocurrencies help illicit gambling
Sports

Asian Football Confederation says match-fixing has seen sharp decline in last six years, though cryptocurrencies help illicit gambling

Swiss-based Sportradar has been a key ally in the AFC’s fight against corruption since 2013 and the tie-up will run through to the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China after being renewed last month

US PGA to roll the dice on gambling in golf next year, says Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan
Sports

US PGA to roll the dice on gambling in golf next year, says Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan

The US PGA Tour is ready to roll the dice and unveil gambling at golf tournaments "from next year" to tap into new audiences, Commissioner Jay Monahan has revealed.

BCCI extends match-fixing crackdown to regional leagues, board in touch with state associations to raise awareness
First Cricket News

BCCI extends match-fixing crackdown to regional leagues, board in touch with state associations to raise awareness

BCCI has extended a match-fixing crackdown to regional leagues after the arrest of a team owner for making illegal bets with a Dubai-based bookie, officials said Wednesday.

With gambling mechanics in video games under investigation in the UK, is the day of reckoning finally upon the industry?
World

With gambling mechanics in video games under investigation in the UK, is the day of reckoning finally upon the industry?

A few days ago, the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons published a report on immersive and addictive technologies. As part of their investigation, the committee studied the nature and impact of loot boxes and other chance-based mechanics and from the look of things, their findings are nothing short of damning.

Vietnam detains 380 Chinese people for running illegal online gambling ring
News & Analysis

Vietnam detains 380 Chinese people for running illegal online gambling ring

Police confiscated around 2,000 phones and 530 computers in the raid that took place in Vietnam.

Sports betting is wrong morally, culturally
World

Sports betting is wrong morally, culturally

Morality condemns dilution of household income in a game of chance

India can’t afford to remain an ostrich
World

India can’t afford to remain an ostrich

For lawmakers to look away as clandestine betting flourishes is a disservice to sport

Epic Games changes loot process of V-Buck Llamas in Fortnite Save the World
Gaming

Epic Games changes loot process of V-Buck Llamas in Fortnite Save the World

The players will now be able to see the random items which these boxes contain before buying them.

Diwali card parties' origins in Hindu mythology: How Shiva-Parvati's gambling game prompted a festive tradition
Life

Diwali card parties' origins in Hindu mythology: How Shiva-Parvati's gambling game prompted a festive tradition

It's the one legend that actually sanctions playing cards with your family over Diwali, because hey, if the gods can do it, you can too

Asian Games 2018: Bridge not same as gambling, tougher than chess, say gold medallists Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Bridge not same as gambling, tougher than chess, say gold medallists Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar

India's Asian Games gold medal winners in bridge on Saturday said that their sport should not be treated as gambling for it involves skills and not luck.

Chinese police arrest 56 suspects in connection to a $1.1 bn gambling ring
News & Analysis

Chinese police arrest 56 suspects in connection to a $1.1 bn gambling ring

The investigation into the gambling website was launched in January 2016 after a tip-off.

Colombia tennis player Robert Farah slapped with three-month ban, fined for promoting gambling site
Sports

Colombia tennis player Robert Farah slapped with three-month ban, fined for promoting gambling site

Colombia's Robert Farah, who played at Wimbledon this year, was on Friday banned for three months and fined $5,000 after promoting a gambling website on social media, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) announced.

Law Commission denies recommending to Centre that betting and gambling be legalised in India
Sports

Law Commission denies recommending to Centre that betting and gambling be legalised in India

Law Commission on Friday clarified that it had ‘strongly and categorically’ recommended to the Centre that ‘legalising betting and gambling in the present scenario is not desirable and that a complete ban on unlawful betting and gambling must be ensured’.

The revenue argument is a powerful clincher in favour of legalising sports betting and gambling
Business

The revenue argument is a powerful clincher in favour of legalising sports betting and gambling

Sports betting and gambling, if legalised, would fetch for the government a 30 percent plus tax from winners in addition to a conservative 18 percent GST.

IPL 2018: Delhi police arrest three men for running illegal online gambling syndicate
First Cricket News

IPL 2018: Delhi police arrest three men for running illegal online gambling syndicate

Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year