Bombay High Court quashes FIR for gambling against proprietor of gaming app Wingame

A division bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and MM Sathaye quashed the FIR lodged against Akshay Matkar observing that the game is one of skill and not chance and thus does not come within the ambit of 'gambling'.
Wingame Enterprises and Bombay High Court
Wingame Enterprises and Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently quashed a First Information Report (FIR) lodged against Wingame Enterprises proprietor booked for gambling' under the Maharashtra Prevention of Gambling Act, 1887 [Akshay Anant Matkar vs State of Maharashtra].

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