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OGaming chief prepares for Brazil and India launch

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Having rapidly secured a footing in tightly contested European markets, Thomas Golding, CEO of sports betting start-up, OGaming, is now paving the way towards two of the world’s largest and more sports-obsessed markets.   iGAMING TIMES: Can you tell us a little about OGaming – how you guys started to where you are today? THOMAS GOLDING: OGaming was borne out of...

SPiCE a ‘tour de force’ for networking

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The Strategic Platform for iGaming Conference and Exhibition (SPiCE) 2019 was a “tour de force” of networking, panels and discussions among the industry’s top players. It opened at the Goa Marriott Resort and Spa in the Goan capital of Panjim on the 25th of...

SPiCE 2019: An interview with Subject Matter Expert, Anutosh Chatterjee

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Anutosh Chatterjee is a Subject Matter Expert (SME ) in the global iGaming space., Anutosh has a substantial  knowledge and experience for the Indian subcontinent. Anutosh started his career in GVC holding in 2003 as part of their core marketing team and has...

Interview with Akshay Jain CEO & founder of Vinotech

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How did you find your start in the industry and how did you arrive at your current position? Akshay: We were fortunate to have bagged a project on fantasy sports application development quite early in our business.

SPiCE Gaming Conference and Exhibition will discuss of Indian parliament’s betting legalization developments

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As we enter the new year, there is excitement and anticipation building up for the much awaited, Strategic Platform for iGaming Conference & Exhibition (SPiCE) that is scheduled to be held from 25th - 27th February, 2019 at the Goa Marriott Resort & Space...

Indian Law Commission turns its back on its own report

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The Law Commission of India has doubled back on its own recommendations, advising the Indian Parliament to enact a total prohibition of betting and gambling in the country. The proposal, tabled by union minister of law and justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad,

SPiCE Gaming Conference and Exhibition to be held in Goa Marriott Resort & Spa in February 2019

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The second edition of the Strategic Platform for iGaming Conference & Exhibition (SPiCE), is set to be held on 26th and 27th February 2019, at the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, located in Miramar, Panaji. The two day conference and exhibition…

IPL owner calls for sports betting legalisation as “good source of revenue”

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The co-owner of Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab, Preity Zinta, has called for the Indian government to pursue the legalisation of sports betting. The comments followed a July recommendation by the Law Commission to regulate gambling, with bets linked directly

Nazara expands African market presence ahead of public listing

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Nazara Technologies Limited has entered late-stage discussions to acquire several real money gaming firms in Africa and India ahead of a public market entry in February 2019. The Mumbai-based social gaming and esports company has reportedly

Scout Gaming client StarPick reached 1 million registered users

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StarPick ltd reached 1 million registered users just 5 months after launch. Scout Gaming is pleased to announce that our first ever Indian client, Starpick ltd, has reached 1 million registered users. The achievement was reached in less than 5 months…

Law Commission of India reluctantly recommends gambling regulation

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The Law Commission has finally published its recommendations on how to deal with India’s thriving black market. “Since it is not possible to prevent these activities completely,” the report reads, echoing views held three thousand years earlier, “effectively regulating them remains the only viable option.” It’s a claim few civilisations can make, but India has been having measured debate over...

Eventus International presents all encompassing event on Indian gaming industry

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Whilst gambling and betting in India is heavily restricted, there have been periodic discussions on the need to reform and regulate the industry. With the national general elections scheduled to be held in April-May 2019, many believe that...

England cricket team deny corruption and spot-fixing claims

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English and Australian cricketers alleged to have been involved in spot-fixing are set to be interviewed by the International Cricket Council after an undercover investigation by Al Jazeera into corruption. The England cricket team and captain Joe Root

PokerLion roars into life on MPN’s Indian Poker Network

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  Microgaming has welcomed PokerLion to the MPN’s growing Indian Poker Network.   PokerLion is the latest operator to join so far. Owned by Stuti Hardware, PokerLion went live on 8 March and supports all major poker variants on desktop and mobile. Jean-Luc Ferriere, director of network games at Microgaming, said: “PokerLion joins the MPN’s Indian Poker Network with aggressive plans for growth...

Indian commission report to recommend crushing online gambling

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In its much-awaited recommendations to India’s Supreme Court, the Law Commission is widely expected to advise that sports betting, especially on cricket, be legalised and regulated.   But blinded by the hype, few had foreseen a sting in the tail; reports have surfaced in January that the commission plans to to grind its axe on India’s bubbling online sector. “We want it...

SBGI 2018 Summit prepares to go live next week

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After a robust start in planning the Sports Betting & Gaming India 2018 Summit, Eventus International is scheduled for the 27th and 28th of February 2018 at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa. Ahead of the summit, Yudi Soetjiptadi, the managing director of Eventus International has issued an advance vote of thanks to all the speakers and attendees who...

Countdown begins for Sports Betting & Gaming India Summit 2018

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“Entering the second week of February has been very exciting for Eventus International as it draws us closer to the Sports Betting & Gaming India 2018,” the company said in a statement.   The event is scheduled for 27-28 February 2018 at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa. Eventus will be hosting the event, which is the first of its kind...

Microgaming’s Indian Poker Network enlists fourth poker operator  

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Microgaming has added Poker Yaar to its Indian Poker Network.   Owned by Club Empire Tech Private Limited, Poker Yaar is the fourth poker operator to go live on the network. “Poker Yaar will completely revolutionise the skilled gaming sector in India,” Aman Shahpuri, commercial director at Club Empire, said. “With state of the art technology and a customised product for the...

Sports Betting & Gaming India Conference landing next February

Sports Betting and Gaming India Conference landing next February
The Sports Betting and Gaming India Conference (SBGI) will be taking place on the 27th to the 28th of February 2018 in Goa, India. It promises a busy conference schedule and will be full of panel of industry experts and speakers. Gambling in India is heavily restricted and the SGBI panel of experts and speakers will evaluate both the potential and...

Momentum builds for sports betting expansion in India

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India’s Ministry of Sport is reportedly preparing to fast-track sports betting legislation by the end of next year, all the while Roland Landers, CEO of the All India Gaming Federation, submits a comprehensive White Paper to the Law Commission on the mechanics of classing betting on cricket as a game of skill.   Wheels are in motion for sports betting expansion...

Eventus International: Sports Betting & Gaming India Conference

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Eventus International has set the date for the first Sports Betting & Gaming India Conference (SBGI) on 27-28 February 2018 in Goa. The event, a first-of-its-kind to be held in India, will evaluate the potential and impact of legalised gambling in the country. The Indian government’s willingness to consider and clarify gambling legislation presents a rare entry opportunity to operators, suppliers, and investors in...

Demonetisation gaff could “kill off” Indian horse racing

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Removal of paper currency by Indian government could severely impact the country’s horse racing industry.   The Indian government’s decision to remove 80 percent of paper currency from circulation, virtually overnight, has caused havoc in almost every sphere of life over the last few months, but few have been hit harder than Indian horse racing. The Tote, the “backbone” of betting collectors...

A gateway to India’s $44bn sports betting market?

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Indian gaming law has not changed for 150 years, yet momentum is now building for the pragmatic legalisation of sports betting in one of the largest untapped markets on the planet.   Moves are afoot for the legalisation of sports betting in India - a truly humongous market of 1.25bn people, with an estimated worth of more than $44bn. The momentum had...

A gateway to India’s $44bn sports betting market?

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Indian gaming law has not changed for 150 years, yet momentum is now building for the pragmatic legalisation of sports betting in one of the largest untapped markets on the planet.   Moves are afoot for the legalisation of sports betting in India – a truly humungous market of 1.25bn people, with an estimated worth of more than $44bn. The momentum...

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