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WinZo sues Google for allowing limited categories of real-money games

Challenges inclusion of only DFS and Rummy on Google Play Store, calls the policy an unfair trade practice

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Although Google declined to comment about the lawsuit at the moment, a person familiar with the matter confirmed that the company has received a legal notice

Sourabh Lele
Online gaming platform WinZo has filed a lawsuit against tech giant Google for limiting its recently launched pilot program allowing real-money gaming apps on Play Store to Rummy and Daily fantasy sports (DFS) categories, sources said. The company has termed the policy an unfair trade practice.

The vernacular social gaming platform has challenged the recent Play Store policy in the Delhi High Court for selective inclusion of only DFS and Rummy on the Google Play Store. The gaming platform has called the policy arbitrary, unfair, and restrictive, as it leaves out a large segment of skill gaming platforms and indie developers.

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First Published: Sep 20 2022 | 5:14 PM IST

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