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Regulate all online skill games, not just fantasy sports: Sameer Barde

Sameer Barde, CEO, The Online Rummy Federation, tells Dhruv Munjal that a common regulatory body is a must, while arguing that the negative perception around real-money games in now changing

Sameer Barde, CEO, The Online Rummy Federation
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Sameer Barde, CEO, The Online Rummy Federation

Dhruv Munjal New Delhi
The online gaming industry on Monday collectively urged the government to set up a self-regulatory body to standardise regulations for the entire online skill gaming sector and not just fantasy sports. This was in response to a draft paper by the Niti Aayog that set guidelines for the industry last month. Sameer Barde, CEO, The Online Rummy Federation, tells Dhruv Munjal that a common regulatory body is a must, while arguing that the negative perception around real-money games in now changing. Edited excerpts:

What are the recommendations that you’ve made to the Niti Aayog?

Firstly, I think it’s a brilliant

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First Published: Jan 20 2021 | 6:10 AM IST

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