At least three rummy operators, Ace2Three, Rummy Circle and Junglee Rummy have approached the Telangana & Andhra High Court challenging the ordinance banning online rummy, local media reports. Last week, Telangana’s state cabinet approved the ordinance to ban online gaming on Saturday, which includes skill-games such as rummy. Online rummy operators based out of Telangana […]
Foreign investor interest in India’s online rummy companies has been growing, though a recent ordinance banning the game by the central state of Telangana has thrown the industry into turmoil and sparked fears of a domino effect across the country. In India gambling on games of chance are banned in most states. However, a Supreme Court Act from 1996 made a distinction between games of skill and games of chance, allowing the former while outlawing the latter.