The Gutshot Sep 2021 e-magazine is finally here and for this month the legal side of gaming is the talk of the town. The Tamil Nadu High Court passed the monumental bill stating that rummy and poker are indeed games of skill and hence legal, which is a huge step forward for the real money gaming industry.
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Keeping this in mind, we have none other than Jay Sayta, one of the real money gaming industry’s top lawyers and advocates, gracing the covers of Gutshot Magazine’s September edition. In this exclusive interview, Sayta takes us through the nuances of the skill gaming sector. From regulation to tax and legal matters, this is an all-you-need-to-know scoop on the burgeoning RMG industry.
Following this, we have experts from different verticals of the gaming industry voicing their thoughts on the legality of things. In the poker section, we have Manisha Kapoor, Secretary-General, Advertising Standards Council of India giving us a little behind-the-scenes look at how the regulations on advertising front work. We also get up close and personal with one of Thailand’s top poker pro Panchara Wongwichit. Along with this, a peek into the poker life of Varun Meena, the Gutshot Player of the Month for August 2021.
Moving on to the gaming section, we talked with Dhiman Kashyap, founder of Resilience Esports, an organization looking to discover esports talent from the north-eastern part of India. Take an inside look at one of the newest entries into the Indian gaming waters, Call Break, with Dmitry Starostenkov, CEO, EvenBet Gaming. We also address the difference in the gaming/gambling laws in India and around the world for an answer to whether India should consider a wholesome regulatory framework.
Along with this, we touch upon betting in the esports sector and an interview with esports lawyer Dr. Mitsu Chavda to address some of the legal issues faced by the esports industry. Fantasy sports may be extremely popular, but it’s still plagued by a number of restrictions. Read all about its legality and how winnings are taxed on fantasy sports platforms in this edition. Rummy may be one of the oldest card games in India, but it still gets the short end of the legality stick. What are the issues faced by rummy within the Indian legal system?
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Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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