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AIGF organises knowledge session about the poker industry

Industry body All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) kick started the second edition of the ‘Pro Series’ last week, by hosting a knowledge session with international poker operator – PokerStars in Mumbai. The knowledge session highlighted topics like developments in the poker industry, the legal landscape of Poker in India, the importance of self-regulation, responsible gaming and growth […]

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AIGF releases new report on benefits of digital gaming

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) launched an industry report ‘Online Games: A tool for learning & development’ at a launch event in New Delhi yesterday. The report highlights experts’ opinions on the positives of digital gaming and benefits of better hand-eye coordination, reduction of stress and anxiety, team building, improvement in decision making skills etc. […]

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FICCI & AIGF organise knowledge session on integrity in sports

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) jointly hosted a knowledge session for government officials, sports federation office-bearers and the media on ‘Integrity in sports and the need for regulating sports betting’ in New Delhi on 24th July. The event saw guests like senior Congress […]

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Gaming Legal & Regulatory

AIGF writes to BJP and Congress urging inclusion of online gaming regulation in party manifestos

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has written to the manifesto committees of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the principal opposition party, the Indian National Congress, suggesting inclusion legalisation and regulation of online gaming and sports betting as one of the promises in their party manifestos, that will be released for the upcoming […]

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AIGF writes to PM demanding action against offshore betting websites

Exclusive The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigate and take action against offshore betting websites that are illegally luring Indian citizens and accepting bets from India, in contravention of the Foreign Exchange Management Rules and cyber laws. AIGF in its missive to the […]

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AIGF participates in educative session on skill games for judicial service members

Gaming industry body All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) participated in an interactive session on ‘Internet, Technology and New Age Games’ at a conference hosted by Delhi Judicial Academy (DJA) at the National Law University, Delhi on 5th October. The session, which was attended by sessions court judges and public prosecutors from Delhi deliberated on the […]

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AIGF to host ‘Pro Series’ skill gaming event on 4th September in Goa

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has announced that it would be hosting a ‘Pro Series’ event to promote skill gaming in India.  The ‘Pro series’ will comprise of events, round tables & other initiatives aimed to create awareness about Skill Gaming in India. The first event in this pro series would be a masterclass with […]

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AIGF hosts India Gaming Conclave in New Delhi

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) hosted the second edition of its annual ‘India Gaming Conclave’ at The Lalit Hotel in New Delhi yesterday. The chief guest for the event was Law Commission Chairman Justice (retired) BS Chauhan while other speakers such as Justice (retired) RV Easwar, former judge of the Delhi High Court; Birgitte Sand, […]

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With competing federations and lackadaisical attitude, is AIGF becoming irrelevant?

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) was launched in 2016 in New Delhi amidst much fanfare and promise. The not-for-profit body made all the right noises about its aim to be the umbrella body that would cater to the interests of all stakeholders in the gaming industry and  work for all verticals within the industry- poker, […]

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Gaming Legal & Regulatory

Jaya Bachchan asks about AIGF whitepaper and betting legalisation in Parliament, govt non-committal

Exclusive Senior Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) and actress Jaya Bachchan, recently raised a question about regulating online gambling and betting and the Law Commission’s proposed study on the subject. Bachchan raised this query by way of an unstarred question in the ongoing budget session of the parliament. The query’s reply was tabled by Union […]