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Dream11 Stops Fantasy Cricket Operations, Falls In Line With Karnataka's Ban On Online Gaming

Oct 10, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Dream11 is one of India's leading fantasy sports operators and a major partner of the Indian cricket Board (BCCI) and sponsors several IPL teams.

Dream11 Founders Face Action For Breaking Karnataka's Online Gaming Act

Oct 08, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Dream11 has been running its fantasy cricket app in Karnataka when other top operators like MPL, Paytm, My11Circle have stopped after the state ban.

Dream 11 'Flouts' Karnataka's Law Banning Online Gaming; Operators Sniff Double Standards

The Karnataka government's decision to ban online gaming has left several top platforms in the lurch but is the law being implemented uniformly?

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Sep 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.

17 September, 2021

China Sets Up Platform To Police Gaming Firm Violations

Associated Press (AP)

This follows China’s decision to impose the time limits of just three hours a week for minors to combat internet games addiction in children

31 August, 2021

China Bans Children From Playing Online Games For More Than Three Hours A Week

Associated Press (AP)

Minors in China can only play games between 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays, weekends and on public holidays starting September 1.

07 August, 2021

China's Gaming Company Tencent To Review Kids' Use Of WeChat

Associated Press (AP)

A lawsuit filed Friday by Beijing prosecutors against a Tencent subsidiary complains the company infringes the 'legitimate rights and interests of minors'.

01 July, 2021

Children Addicted To Phone, But Can’t Ban Online Games: Madras HC

Outlook Web Bureau

The court said it is the policy matter to be looked into by the appropriate governments in the State or the Centre.

28 June, 2021

Is Fantasy Cricket Gambling? Supreme Court Adjourns Dream11 Hearing By Two Weeks

Soumitra Bose

Real Money Gaming has been banned by several states and the PMO is not amused with online games that create mental stress

26 June, 2021

PM Narendra Modi Warns Against Addiction, Will It Impact Real Money Gaming Operators?

Soumitra Bose

Game of skill or chance? Fantasy operator Dream11 faces a Supreme Court Bench on Monday


06 June, 2021

Online Gaming Industry In Doldrums, PMO Seeks To Make Operators Fall In Line

Soumitra Bose

Faced with bans in states and several court cases, the online gaming industry is facing challenging times

14 April, 2021

IPL 2021: Fantasy Cricket Transactions Soar - Why NPCI Is Wary

Soumitra Bose

With fantasy cricket operators allowing 'bets' for as little as Rs 1, the UPI payment system, developed by National Payments Corporation of India, is apparently facing challenges

28 February, 2021

Kerala Issues Notification Banning Online Rummy, But Will It Withstand Legal Scrutiny?

Jay Sayta

Southern states are going hammer and tongs against online rummy and the booming business could be severely impacted this year

04 February, 2021

Two Years Imprisonment For Online Gambling: Tamil Nadu Assembly Introduces Bill To Replace Ordinance


The Bill envisages amendments to the Tamil Nadu Gaming Act, 1930, The Chennai City Police Act, 1888 and the Tamil Nadu District Police Act, 1859 to ban online gambling

27 January, 2021

Online Gaming: Kerala High Court Issues Notice To Virat Kohli


Besides Virat Kohli, a division bench, headed by Chief Justice S Manikumar, also issued notices to actors Aju Varghese and Tamanna Bhatia

07 January, 2021

The Rise And Rise Of The Digital World

Ravi Amblee

Are these changes stemming from Covid? Without Covid we would have landed in this virtual lifestyle eventually. Covid has accelerated this pace.


04 December, 2020

Fantasy Cricket Operators Can't Mislead Consumers, Players: IB Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

During IPL 2020, fantasy operators like Dream11, My11Circle, Paytm and MPL spent big on advertising across media platforms without telling people the hazards of real money gaming

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the 'Prashasan Gaon Ke Sang' campaign, at Nimbola Biswa village in Nagaur district.

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