Mahadev app row:What the law say about game of luck & skill?

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Oct 10, 2023

What is the Mahadev gaming app?

Mahadev gaming app is an online platform that allows users to play gambling games, card games, cricket, badminton, tennis, and football.

Why is this gaming app in the limelight?

This gaming app is in the limelight as they allegedly used their gaming platform to register new users, generate IDs and launder money.

Why Mahadev gaming app is illegal in India?

It is illegal in India because it allows betting which comes under the game of luck as per the Public Gambling Act.

What is the difference between game of luck and game of skill?

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).

What does the law say about it?

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

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