TN Online Gambling Act can be used to ban only games of chance: Mad. HC

The Madras High Court, while upholding the constitutional validity of Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Act, 2022 (TN Online Gambling Act), has held that while the State government is free to make rules to restrict the time one spend playing online games or to set age limits for both games of chance & of skill, it can only ban games of chance & not games of skill such as Rummy & Poker.