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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

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Muskan Sethi, India's first professional female poker player, discusses milestones in her journey
Lifestyle

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Muskan Sethi, India's first professional female poker player, discusses milestones in her journey

In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Muskan Sethi talks about her growing years, her game style and working her way up in a country where poker is still largely associated with gambling among other things.

Banished Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra launches poker league to 'put India on global map'
Sports

Banished Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra launches poker league to 'put India on global map'

Raj Kundra said: "Through this (poker) league we want to change the perception (that) it's just gaming and gambling. We are confident we will succeed in attracting more and more youngsters to the sport."

Artificial Intelligence manages to beat human in Poker
News & Analysis

Artificial Intelligence manages to beat human in Poker

Artificial intelligence has made history by beating humans in poker for the first time, the last remaining game in which humans had managed to maintain the upper hand.

Poker Sports League: An opportunity to show India that poker is largely a skill-based game
Life

Poker Sports League: An opportunity to show India that poker is largely a skill-based game

The Poker Sports League is a very important event for mind sports in India. Maybe this will show people the skills behind the game of poker.

Queen of Cards: Nicole Kidman is a 'very good gambler' says husband Keith Urban
Entertainment

Queen of Cards: Nicole Kidman is a 'very good gambler' says husband Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman's husband Keith Urban thinks his wife is a "very good" gambler, but she says she is very cautious.

Nobody can beat the Dilli Punjabi when it comes to celebrating Diwali. Here's why
Life

Nobody can beat the Dilli Punjabi when it comes to celebrating Diwali. Here's why

We kick everyone else's ass when it comes to ‘patakebaazi’, Teen Pati or the mithai exchanges. And here's why.

First legal online poker site goes live in Nevada
News & Analysis

First legal online poker site goes live in Nevada

Already home to the Las Vegas strip with its casinos and high-stakes games, Nevada on Tuesday became the first state where residents can legally play poker online for money...

Bad bet: Owner of online poker site in jail for deceiving banks
Tech

Bad bet: Owner of online poker site in jail for deceiving banks

An owner of Absolute Poker, one of the three largest Internet poker companies, was sentenced to 14 months in prison after admitting to deceiving banks over the processing of gambling proceeds.

Bad bet: Owner of online poker site in jail for deceiving banks
News & Analysis

Bad bet: Owner of online poker site in jail for deceiving banks

An owner of Absolute Poker, one of the three largest Internet poker companies, was sentenced to 14 months in prison after admitting to deceiving banks over the processing of gambling proceeds.

Top 5 most addictive Facebook games
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Top 5 most addictive Facebook games

Here's a quick list of some of the most addictive online games out there on one of the world's most popular social ...

Zynga Brings Poker and Mafia Wars to Android
News & Analysis

Zynga Brings Poker and Mafia Wars to Android

Popular Facebook games make their Android debut.

India to Have New Poker Gaming Site
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India to Have New Poker Gaming Site

MaharajahClub.com, the first online poker gaming site specifically targeting the Asian market in Europe and Southeast Asia, is launching a play-for-fun only gaming site in India today.