Rummy Joins List of 'Dangerous Activities' in India

Online rummy is generally considered to be a sleepy, somewhat forgotten corner of the online gambling world. Sure, there are rummy affiliates and passionate rummy players, but they're generally not thought of as being glamorous loners like poker players, or flashy alpha dogs like professional sports bettors...except in India. Under the terms of a new…

Canadian Investors Seek to Acquire Rummy Site Ace2Three.com

An investment group led by the Canadian firm Clairvest Group, Inc. is looking to buy Ace2Three.com, an Indian rummy site. It's a deal that could bring big profits to Clairvest, and less heat from regulators for the site's current owners. Details of the deal are still emerging, but here's what we know so far. According…

Indian Commission Takes Deep Look at Regulated Gambling

The thought of legal, regulated gambling in India is something that every gambling operator on the planet dreams of at night. After all, India's population is somewhere around 1.25 billion and a little over half of its residents are of gambling age. In this light, a recent meeting of the Law Commission of India, the…

Poker Sports League to Launch in India

An Indian entrepreneur is launching the Poker Sports League (PSL), a 12-team poker league that will be open to both established professionals and promising amateurs. The PSL is the brainchild of Amit Burman, an Indian billionaire who made his fortune in the processed food business. Teams in the PSL will compete in 70 qualifying events…

India Takes Baby Steps Toward Regulated Online Sports Betting

Regulated online sports betting has made its way to India, only not quite in the way you might be imagining. The action in this new era of sports betting will take place in a dedicated lounge/bookmaker shop, not on a home PC. It's a strange situation, but the gambling industry has long been known for…

Online Gambling in India Gets Major Boost from Nagaland Legislation

Regulated online gambling has finally made its way to the massive Indian market. OK, it's not the whole country, just the tiny state of Nagaland (population 2.26 million) but it's definitely a good start. Late last week, Nagaland lawmakers put their stamp of approval on a new plan that legalizes online, "games of skill." These…