Locals banned from entering online gaming zones in Sikkim

Report by: 
SUJAL PRADHAN
Gangtok
18 Jul 2018

The Directorate of Sikkim Lotteries has issued a notification banning locals from entering online gaming zones. “In order to safeguard the interest of the local people, only persons having a photo identity card, either Voter Identity Card or Aadhaar Card, or Passport issued from outside the State of Sikkim will be permitted for entry Into the Gaming Zones,” reads the notice. No licencee or his operator shall allow or admit or register person below the age of eighteen years to play online games specified in these rules. If the any licencee is found violating the rule, the licence of the operator will be cancelled.