Even as real money gaming apps, which claim to be skill-driven as opposed to games of chance, grow in popularity, some states in India have banned them in the wake of players putting in lots of money and losing big. Now, the Prime Minister's Office is stepping into the breach, Outlook magazine reported. The PMO has reportedly reached out to NITI Aayog, the state-owned think tank, for files they have prepared on the subject. NITI Aayog had prepared a proposal on self-regulation of fantasy sports games last year. We have reached out to the NITI Aayog for comment, and will update this post if they respond. The term 'online gaming' has been mandated by courts, which in its various judgements have agreed with the industry's view that these apps don't constitute gambling Currently, litigation is ongoing in the Bombay High…
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