The Indian Supreme Court has held that rummy is preponderantly a game of skill and not of chance. Photo: Shutterstock
The Indian Supreme Court has held that rummy is preponderantly a game of skill and not of chance. Photo: Shutterstock
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Playing for lives: Indian state bans online gaming over addiction fears but industry cries foul

  • Tamil Nadu’s ban on online games like rummy, poker will only benefit fly-by-night and illegal market operators who encourage illicit activities, says gaming federation chief
  • Creating awareness about game addiction, taking preventive measures would be more effective than imposing a ban, analysts say

The Indian Supreme Court has held that rummy is preponderantly a game of skill and not of chance. Photo: Shutterstock
The Indian Supreme Court has held that rummy is preponderantly a game of skill and not of chance. Photo: Shutterstock
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