16+ CR GTD
Header banner - Nostra Poker
Click here to get the latest issue of our e-Magazine
Pokersaint - Lead
online gambling Gambling
Mrinal Gujare
Posted on 05 Feb, 2021
By Mrinal Gujare
On 05 Feb, 2021
Share
By Mrinal Gujare
On 05 Feb, 2021
Share

Online Gambling In Tamil Nadu Will Result In Imprisonment & Fine


An amendment bill introduced in Tamil Nadu assembly seeks imprisonment up to two years or fine not exceeding INR 10,000 or both for people engaging in online gambling. The news report further adds that an amendment bill introduced in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Thursday seeks to replace an ordinance banning cyberspace gambling. The media reports about this amendment bill further state that online games like rummy and poker which involve wagering or betting will become an punishable offense.

The bill further states that no person shall be allowed to use ‘computers’ or ‘any communication device’ or any other instrument of gaming to engage in online gambling. The news report adds that nobody can facilitate or organize any online games involving gambling in the virtual space. Furthermore, people who violate this law will be liable for legal action. The amendment bill also covers ‘games of mere skill’ in consideration of a “wager, bet, money or other stakes.” The bill tabled in the Tamil Nadu assembly also includes more conditions.  The bill adds, “The offence committed by a company, person, in charge and responsible for the conduct of the business, at the time of the offence, as well as the firm shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and is considered liable to be proceeded against and punished.’

ALSO READ: Online gaming in Tamil Nadu still claiming innocent lives?

The media reports add that lottery is not included in gaming. But it considers any game involving wagering or betting in person or in digital space as illegal. The statement of objects and reasons of the bill stated, “Playing games like Rummy, Poker etc., using computers or mobile phones for money or other stakes which are addictive in nature had developed manifold in the recent times. This resulted in innocent people getting cheated and incidents of suicide being reported. As a preventive measure for suicides and for the purpose of protection from getting addicted to online gaming, it was decided to impose a ban wagering or betting in virtual space by appropriately changing the critical enactments.”

ALSO READ: Tamil Nadu Bans Online Poker And Other Games

Grab Pocket52's Extra 30% Deposit Bonus Now!

 

shutterstock

Tagged : 

More News

Online gambling leads to the death of two in Tamil Nadu
Gambling
4 Nov,2020 

Online gambling leads to the death of two in Ta...

School Headmaster and nine others held for gambling in Tamil Nadu
Gambling
25 Jun,2020 

School Headmaster and nine others held for gamb...

Petition seeking arrest for Virat Kholi and Tamannaah for Promoting Online Gambling
Gambling
3 Aug,2020 

Petition seeking arrest for Virat Kohli and Tam...


Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Dangal box

Top 10 Poker Rooms

Pokersaint box banner

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE


    • Accept .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt files only. and Max file size 20MB.

    SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE


      • Accept .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt files only. and Max file size 20MB.