Mahadev gaming app is an online platform that allows users to play gambling games, card games, cricket, badminton, tennis, and football.
This gaming app is in the limelight as they allegedly used their gaming platform to register new users, generate IDs and launder money.
It is illegal in India because it allows betting which comes under the game of luck as per the Public Gambling Act.
A game of luck is a game that requires no particular skill but is based on luck (Rummy). Game of skill is a game that requires some skill (Poker).
The Public Gambling Act has declared that any gambling which involves the act of betting or any other such act as illegal. But skilled games are legal