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Tamil Nadu plans to ban online games like rummy that involve money

Industry calls for stringent regulatory framework instead of complete ban

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The development comes after the recent suicide reports related to online gaming.

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Tamil Nadu government is planning to ban online games like rummy and others, which involve money. Meanwhile the industry has asked the state to set up a committee to review, discuss and propose a regulatory framework for games of skill similar to Nagaland and Sikkim.

Additional Advocate General (AAG) M Sricharan Rangarajan recently informed the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court that the state government was actively considering regulating the online skill gaming sector. The development comes after the recent suicide reports related to online gaming.

Sameer Barde, CEO, The Online Rummy Federation (TORF) has said they want to ensure that

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First Published: Nov 13 2020 | 11:43 AM IST

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