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India – Nagaland approves skill gaming

By - 21 December 2016

Nagaland, a state in Northeast India, has issued its first licenses for online games of skill to online poker operator and online rummy company

Currently the license only covers the games of poker and rummy, which have both been classed as skill-based games. The government plans to issue another ten licences in the coming weeks.

Vinod Manoharan, Managing Director of, said the move by the government would now end the ‘debate on the legality of online poker once and allow the industry to boom.’

Nagaland is the first Indian state to pass a specific law to regulate online skill games.

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