TRF Newsletter Quarterly | February 2018

Regulatory alerts

Centre questions Telangana powers on Preventive Detention law

Jan 2018: In a setback to Telangana government, the Centre has sent back the Preventive Detention Amendment Act, 2017 that was passed by TS Legislature in November 2017. The government brought an amendment to the existing PD Act to check supply of spurious seeds, fake certificates, online gaming, gambling etc. Read more+

Telangana Governor approves Gaming Amendment Bill

December 2017: Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan has given his assent to the Telangana Gaming (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on 1st December, following which the Bill was published in the official gazette on 2nd December. The new Gaming Amendment Act now has the force of law, effective 2nd December 2017. Read more+


Why only 4 people can play a game of rummy, questions Bombay High Court

February 2018, The Bombay High Court on Tuesday, prima facie held the restriction of allowing only four person’s on a table to play the game of ‘rummy’ as unreasonable. Read more+

Upcoming events

Skill Games in India Skill Games in India: Opportunity and Regulatory Challenges
May 2018
Conference on Standards Conference on Standards
Coming Soon

TRF Welcomes
Mario Galea as President

Mario Galea as President

Mario has joined TRF as President. He has been working in the gaming Industry for the past twenty years. He has been an operator, a regulator and a consultant in gaming. He was the first CEO of Malta Gaming Authority and implemental in launching the Remote Gaming Regulations in 2004 which were the first to regulate online gaming in a responsible manner. Today these regulations act as a standard for other similar regulations around the world.
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Launch of TRF

Launch of TRF

December 15, 2017, The Rummy Federation (TRF) announced its launch in New Delhi. The event highlighted the key opportunities and challenges of the online rummy industry and how the Federation intends to work towards serving this sector and all its stakeholders. Read more+

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