Goa CM Pramod Sawant

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Goa CM Pramod Sawant To Take Measures Against Online Gaming, Gambling

After Congress MLA Sankalp Amonkar brought up the matter in the Assembly and demanded a ban on Rummy Circle, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant promised measures against online gaming and gambling on July 22. Amonkar brought up the matter on Zero Hour, claiming that many young people had become dependent on playing Rummy Circle online and losing money. "It is a… read-more

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 06:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Goa, Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, Gambling, online gaming

GST Council

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GST Council Defers Decision To Levy 28% Tax On Online Gambling, Casinos, Lottery

In a meeting of the GST Council, the panel defferred the decision on 28% taxation on casinos, online gaming, horse racing and lottery, until next meeting in August. Headed by Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman, the 47th GST-Council meeting on June 29, decided to tax fantasy plays. Furthermore, a GoM headed by Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma has been asked to consider submissions of stakeholders and submit report by July 15.

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 06:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: GST Council, casino, 28% Tax, Gambling, Nirmala Sitharaman

Kodali Nani, YSRCP Minister

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Gambling Row Creates Spark Between TDP-YSRCP Kodali Nani: Andhra Pradesh

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSRCP indulged in a political war over 'gambling row' against AP Minister Kodali Nani. The TDP alleged Nani of converting convention centre, Krishna to be a Goa like casino and demanded action. The allegations were based on a viral video, which showed VIP people gambling and consuming alcohol on Makar Sankranti. Meanwhile, Nani said, if proved, he will quit politics, which created tensions. 

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 08:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kodali Nani, Andhra Pradesh, Gambling, Telugu Desam party, Krishna district

Courtesy: ANI

Arrested Person

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Delhi Police Bust IPL Gambling Racket; 5 Arrested

The Delhi Police on September 22 busted an IPL gambling racket with five men having been arrested. The police seized two Laptops, 13 mobile phones, a television set and cash amounting to Rs 52,000 from a flat at Molarband Extension, Badarpur, where the gang was caught. The accused identified themselves as Akash, Ahsan, Sunit, Mukesh and Mohammad Shahjad.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 03:34 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: IPL 2021, Gambling, Delhi Police, IPL

Courtesy: The Hindu


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Former K-Pop Star Arrested For Organizing Prostitution, Gambling

Seungri, a former K-pop star, has been arrested for allegedly organizing prostitution and gambling. He was sentenced to three years in jail for organizing sex workers for businessmen who he wished would invest in his nightclub, though he denied the charges. The 30-year-old also stole money from the club to gamble in Las Vegas, as per reports. Seungri was a member of the famous band "Big Bang".

Thu, 12 Aug 2021 - 04:33 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Seungri, K-POP, Big Bang, Prostitution, Gambling

Courtesy: BBC News

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Hyderabad: 23-year-old Kills Mother, Sister To Continue Cricket Gambling

Pally Sainath Reddy (23), an engineering postgraduate from Hyderabad, killed his mother and sister, in order to continue his cricket gambling addiction. Reddy mixed pesticides in the victims' food and took them to the hospital only after they fell unconscious. Earlier, Sainath had deceitfully withdrew 20 lakh from her mother's account and lost that in betting. After being caught and scolded, he planned to get rid of them and sell the other… read-more

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 04:51 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Hyderabad, Death, murder, Gambling, Betting

Courtesy: Bangalore Mirror


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Paytm Retrives IPL Cash Back Scheme; Made Changes in its Promotion

On September 28, Paytm retrieved its IPL Cash back scheme. Reportedly, the scheme was suspected to support gambling which is against Google's regulations. Paytm stated that they made changes to its promotions and assured its users, "Paytm has never been involved in anything that can be considered betting or gambling." Earlier, on September 18, Google had removed Paytm from its applications downloading platform 'Play Store'. 

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 06:56 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Paytm, Google, Playstore, Gambling

Courtesy: Live Mint