The beautiful thing about poker is that everybody thinks they can play.- Chris Moneymaker The legalization of poker has been a contentious for quite some time now. For the past few months, Gujarat High Court is deliberating upon its legality in its territorial extent. The Gujarat High Court decision scheduled on 23 November 2017, will certainly have nationwide repercussions. While we speculate about the final decision, betting and gambling law enthusiast, Sakshi Pawar’s article provides a comprehensive guidance on this topic.
By Sakshi Pawar and Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) As we go past celebrating another National Sports Day, we can be positive about the future of Indian sports. There have been various initiatives by the government and the private players alike to help India become a greater sporting nation. However there is still a pertinent grey area with respect to legalization of betting and gambling in sports. In light of the constitution of the Law Commission to decide its fate, the article makes an attempt to analyse the importance of an imminent regulation on the legalization of betting and gambling in the country