India proposes self-regulatory bodies for online gaming companies

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[January 02, 2023]  NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has proposed self-regulatory bodies for online gaming companies operating in the country in a draft of amendments to its information technology rules published on Monday. 

The words "India online gaming regulations" are displayed in front of an Indian flag in this Illustration taken September 14, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The proposal came after a recommendation by a government panel on creating a regulatory body to classify online games as based on skill or chance, introduce rules to block prohibited formats and take a stricter stance on online gambling, Reuters reported in September.

(Reporting by Shivam Patel in New Delhi; editing by Sudipto Ganguly)

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