It seems the Gujarat poker matter that enthusiasts of poker in India have been following so closely is set to come to a conclusion on November 23. The Gujarat HC heard the final arguments of all poker clubs as well as the public prosecutor and state government for hours over the course of three hearings- i.e. on 15th, 18th and 19th September.
A single judge bench consisting of Justice Rajesh Shukla reserved its order on the legality of poker, whether the element of skill supersedes chance and whether it can be played for stakes in clubs across the state.
Justice Shukla also declared that the order will be delivered on 23rd November, 2017. The order of the Gujarat HC is likely to have a crucial impact on the future of online and offline poker in India.
As per the Times of India, Hotel Ramada in Ahmedabad has filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court seeking an order directing the police to allow peaceful conduct of poker games. A similar petition was filed in the Gujarat HC by Kizhakke Naduvath Suresh....
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Enthusiasts of online poker in India are making a discernible impact in the ongoing World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP).