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The Rise And Rise Of The Digital World

The Rise And Rise Of The Digital World

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

07 January 2021
Fantasy Cricket Operators Can't Mislead Consumers, Players: IB Ministry

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

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

04 December 2020

Will Computer-Doping And Bans Checkmate Online Chess?

The pandemic sparked a major surge in online chess, but cheating and bans by several states pose a problem.

Good News For Fantasy Cricket In TN, Will Court Ban Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Now?

Good News For Fantasy Cricket In TN, Will Court Ban Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Now?

According to a new Tamil Nadu government ordinance, only rummy and poker have been banned from the state but fantasy sports has been given a nod

24 November 2020

Cricket Superstars Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Promoting 'Evil', Tamil Nadu Bans Online Gaming

Tamil Nadu has joined Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in banning online gaming activities that involve electronic transfer of funds. Rummy, cricket operators face...

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20 November 2020
Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Using Star Power To Promote Online Gaming, Madras High Court Not Amused After Suicides

Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Using Star Power To Promote Online Gaming, Madras High Court Not Amused After Suicides

Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli are among a clutch of celebrities who are endorsing online brands that feature real money gaming


28 January 2021
Online Gaming: Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli's Role Irks Madras High Court After Spate Of Suicides

Online Gaming: Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli's Role Irks Madras High Court After Spate Of Suicides

The Madras High Court has expressed its anguish over suicides due to online gambling. It is also worried that celebrities are endorsing gaming apps


17 November 2020
MPL Sports Replaces Nike, Becomes Kits Sponsors Of Indian Cricket Team For Three Years

MPL Sports Replaces Nike, Becomes Kits Sponsors Of Indian Cricket Team For Three Years

Virat Kohli is the brand ambassador of esports and online gaming platform MPL. The deal with BCCI is worth 120 crores plus revenue share


09 September 2020
PUBG Mobile Ban: Korean Company Boots Out China's Tencent To Protect India Business

PUBG Mobile Ban: Korean Company Boots Out China's Tencent To Protect India Business

PUBG mobile, a popular eSports game, has been banned by the Indian government for its Chinese links


07 September 2020
PUBG Mobile Ban: Top Live Streamer Dynamo Wants eSports Community To Bounce Back

PUBG Mobile Ban: Top Live Streamer Dynamo Wants eSports Community To Bounce Back

Dynamo is synonymous with PubG mobile live streaming in India. He is backing other eSports games to grow during ban


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05 September 2020
After Rummy, IPL 2020 Title Sponsors Dream 11 Face Fresh Challenge In Supreme Court

After Rummy, IPL 2020 Title Sponsors Dream 11 Face Fresh Challenge In Supreme Court

A slew of court judgements have allowed fantasy cricket platform Dream11 to operate with impunity. All eyes on a new SLP in Supreme Court now


03 September 2020
PUBG Mobile Ban In India: 'Plenty Of Options Available', Esports Industry Sees Opportunity For Indian Products

PUBG Mobile Ban In India: 'Plenty Of Options Available', Esports Industry Sees Opportunity For Indian Products

PUBG Mobile, published by Chinese behemoth Tencent, was a rage among Indian youths, but India's security more important, says online gaming industry


03 September 2020
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile App Ban Part Of Indian Government's 'Vocal For Local' Plan

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile App Ban Part Of Indian Government's 'Vocal For Local' Plan

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, popularly known as PUBG, is one of the most popular Esports in the online gaming industry and the fastest growing app in India.


30 August 2020
Bizarre! India, Russia Declared Joint Online Chess Olympiad Winners After Server Malfunction

Bizarre! India, Russia Declared Joint Online Chess Olympiad Winners After Server Malfunction

Russia were initially declared winners after two Indian players lost out on time in the final after suffering a disconnection with the server


20 August 2020
IPL Sponsors Dream11 Happy To Clash With Sourav Ganguly's Fantasy Cricket App

IPL Sponsors Dream11 Happy To Clash With Sourav Ganguly's Fantasy Cricket App

Dream11 is endorsed by MS Dhoni while Sourav Ganguly promotes My11Circle. The star war is hotting up ahead of IPL


31 July 2020
Arrest Virat Kohli For Promoting Online Gambling Cricket App, Chennai Lawyer Files Petition

Arrest Virat Kohli For Promoting Online Gambling Cricket App, Chennai Lawyer Files Petition

Top cricketers like Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni and Shane Watson are all endorsing fantasy leagues that see consumers waging online bets


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31 July 2020
Opinion | Online Gaming Companies Are Suffering Due To Lack Of Clarity On Legality Of Business Models

Opinion | Online Gaming Companies Are Suffering Due To Lack Of Clarity On Legality Of Business Models

Given its immense potential, it’s time to regularise the online gaming sector and prevent fraud


04 August 2020
From Pac-Man To PUBG Mobile, Why Esports Threatens To Overtake Cricket In India

From Pac-Man To PUBG Mobile, Why Esports Threatens To Overtake Cricket In India

With more than 75 per cent of population below the age of 45, India is one of the largest potential market for online gaming in terms of volume


31 July 2020
‘My Story Is Inspiring Others To Take Up Online Sports Seriously’

‘My Story Is Inspiring Others To Take Up Online Sports Seriously’

Aaditya Sawant, famously known as Dynamo to the online gaming freaks, is a PUBG superstar. Dynamo's videos are seen by lakhs on YouTube and his fan following...


01 August 2020
Business Of Online Gaming In India: Big Bucks, Bigger Consumer Base And Biggest Issues

Business Of Online Gaming In India: Big Bucks, Bigger Consumer Base And Biggest Issues

Online gaming is the coming thing in Indian business. The burgeoning sector now is a global hub of investments and startups


05 August 2020
Opinion | Online Gaming Industry Can Boost Make In India Initiative

Opinion | Online Gaming Industry Can Boost Make In India Initiative

The online gaming sector can generate direct employment for around 40,000 people and bring in tax revenues of Rs 28 billion by 2022


31 July 2020
From Ludo To Rummy, Online Gaming Comes To Roost During COVID Times, But What Is The Real Deal?

From Ludo To Rummy, Online Gaming Comes To Roost During COVID Times, But What Is The Real Deal?

Online gaming has seen a sharp rise during the lockdown. App makers continue to take advantage of an ambiguous law but consumers are happy as long as they are...


07 May 2020
Sergio Aguero To Get Behind The Wheel For F1's Virtual Spanish GP

Sergio Aguero To Get Behind The Wheel For F1's Virtual Spanish GP

Sergio Aguero will follow Liam Payne, Ben Stokes and Ian Poulter in taking part in Formula One's Virtual Grand Prix Series


02 May 2020
Online Shooting Meet To Get Bigger, Attracts 100 Participants Fr Third Edition

Online Shooting Meet To Get Bigger, Attracts 100 Participants Fr Third Edition

Like in the first two editions, shooters will participate in the championship by logging on to the Zoom platform from their respective locations and shoot...


28 April 2020
Online Shooting Can Be A Huge Deal In Future: Joydeep Karmakar

Online Shooting Can Be A Huge Deal In Future: Joydeep Karmakar

Former India shooter Shimon Sharif and Joydeep Karmakar have been organising international online shooting championship through Zoom App


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