Karnataka government argued that its new law on online gaming does not ban online “games of chance or skill” but steers people away from gambling money on an uncertain event, as per an Economic Times report. The arguments were part of the government's objections to a batch of writ petitions filed in the Karnataka High Court against the ban on online gaming, the report added. There is no difference between a game of chance or skill as consequences of betting money are the same in both which is why the government does not see a need to treat them differently, ET reported. The hearing began on Wednesday and arguments are set to continue on Thursday. Karnataka’s law is not bogged down by the “crassness of clauses that afflicted '' the Tamil Nadu law struck down by the Madras High Court…
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