“In gambling, the many must lose in order that the few may win” – George Bernard Shaw Esports is a growing at an unbelievable pace across the world. This frenzy of this phenomenon has gripped India as well. There are various pros and cons which are associated with its developments. The issues of the fledgling attempts to regulate Esports in India have already been discussed in the previous blogposts. This week Ishwar Singh Punia, analyses the aspect of integrity issues of Esports with a primary focus on the regulation of betting and gambling industry.
By – Sudipto Hambir (2nd Year Student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences) and Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) “You will be nearer to Heaven through football than through the study of the Gita.” –Swami Vivekanda The importance and impact of the beautiful game is transcendental. After the conclusion of the Under -17 FIFA World Cup and consistent efforts by India to catalyze the development of sport in the country, we are certainly headed in the right direction. Intermediaries play an indispensable role in the professional growth and development of the football in general and the athletes in particular. This necessitates an analysis of the regulatory framework governing them in the present times. Our Guest Contributor Sudipto Hambir and Managing Editor Rishika Mendiratta delve into the intricacies of the Intermediary Regulations as implemented in India and globally.