“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 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