AIGF sets up Skill Games Advisory Panel

Posted On 31 May, 2018 0

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) is a non-profit apex body for the skill gaming industry in India and they recently hosted the second edition of its annual event called the 'India Gaming Conclave'. The event took place on 29th May 2018 at The Lalit Hotel in New Delhi.

At that conclave, they took the opportunity to announce the introduction of its new AIGF advisory panel for skill games. The panel will help the efforts of the AIGF in addressing key issues that the Indian gaming industry is facing. These include online poker, fantasy and rummy companies, apart from others.

The issues faced include advertising and content standards and regulation, tax interpretations, investments in the Indian gaming industry as well as 'Responsible Gaming', a topic which was given high importance at the conference. The 6-member advisory panel includes:

  • Justice R.V Eswar
  • Anindya Ghose
  • Deepak Dhayanithy
  • Prof. Yamini Agarwal
  • Dr Sanju George
  • Dr. Vikram Singh

“We are delighted to felicitate our eminent advisory panel at the India Gaming Conclave 2018. It is satisfying to have succeeded in putting together good governance initiatives for our members through the self-regulation charters and third-party audits that augurs well for the growing skill gaming Industry in India," said Roland Landers, AIGF CEO, at the conclave in New Delhi.

“It is a privilege to address this gathering. The conclave is a brilliant platform to witness effective dialogues between operators and industry stakeholders on the current issues in the gaming industry and to bring together various influencers and lawmakers to initiate legalization and regulation in Gaming Industry. It is a progressive development in the right direction and can open further avenues for the sector. I hope the conclave paves a path for the significant change in the skill gaming industry,” said the Chairman of the Law Commission of India, Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan.

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