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Episode 54. The Big Melt: Online Gaming Liberalisation in India

Vixio GamblingCompliance Podcast

Release Date: 05/04/2022

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In this podcast episode, VIXIO GamblingCompliance Contributing Editor for Asia, Martin Williams, explores major judicial, legislative and market developments impacting the Indian online gaming industry over the last year.

Pandemic damage has accelerated litigation by and against the industry, but sympathetic regional High Courts and Supreme Court backing are likely to shepherd liberalisation and regulation on a state by state basis, possibly with an assist from a central government that may be looking to streamline India's patchwork regulatory environment.