Online Rummy and Poker Banned in Andhra Pradesh, Offenders to be Punished
On September 3, Andhra Pradesh banned online rummy and poker games under AP Gaming Act of 1974. The decision came after Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s approval. The state’s information minister Perni Venkataramaiah stated that the organizers of the game would be sentenced to jail for up to 2 years with fine. The players will also be sentenced to six months of imprisonment if found playing them.