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Is online poker in India legal? This gaming industry plays in grey arena

Gaming industry in India is estimated at around $60 billion per year, according to a KPMG report

Sayan Ghosal  |  New Delhi 

Online gaming has gained significant traction in the digital space in recent times. Websites such as Khelo365 and Adda52 now offer a host of traditional casino games and give individuals a chance to hit the jackpot. While the websites assure players that the platforms are 100 per cent legal and secure, the jury is still out on this issue.  According to a KPMG report, the gaming industry in India is estimated at around $60 billion per year and the figure is expected to rise with the advent of online gaming. Under the Constitution, betting and gambling are state subjects under ...

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