The Karnataka High Court recently ruled that rummy is not gambling, with or without wagering. Judge SR Krishna Kumar's Court has held that games of chance when played with stakes are gambling, but games of skill, with or without stakes, are not gambling, and that rummy is both substantial and Most said it was a game of skill rather than chance.
The court added that there is no difference between offline/physical rummy and online/electronic/digital rummy and neither is gambling, with or without wagering.
The court dealt with a large number of writ petitions filed by online gaming platform Gameskraft and its founder, chief financial officer and chief executive officer.
The company essentially contests the Justification Notice issued to the company by the General Department of Goods and Services Tax in September 2022, despite the High Court blocking a previous Rs 21 crore tax notice issued to the company filed.