Tamil Nadu Governor promulgates Ordinance to "Ban Online Gaming"

A ban has been issued on wagering or betting in cyberspace, using computers or any communication device or resource, which is punishable with Rs 5,000 fine and 6 months' jail.
Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal Purohit
Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal PurohitIANS

In view of the spate of suicides in the State owing to losses incurred playing online games, Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit on Friday promulgated an ordinance to "ban online gaming."

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