The Kerala High Court Wednesday served notices to cricketer Virat Kohli and actors Tamannaah Bhatia and Aju Varghese in reference to a petition demanding a ban on on-line rummy video games. The three celebrities have endorsed platforms the place on-line rummy video games are performed.
The prime courtroom underlined that on-line betting was a grave social evil and requested the state authorities to make clear its stand on the matter.
The petition, filed by Kochi-based Pauly Vadakkan, argued that on-line rummy video games are in opposition to the regulation and tough to management. It claimed that sure platforms operating such video games are utilizing celebrities to endorse them in a bid to entice the youth and lure them financially.
The courtroom has despatched notices to Play Games 24*7 and Mobile Premier League which purportedly run rummy video games. While Kohli is the model ambassador of Mobile Premier League, Tamannaah has acted in an commercial. Malayalam actor Aju Varghese has endorsed rummy circle.
The courtroom noticed that such on-line betting practices had been a grave social hazard.