Gambling poses a financial risk, refrain from advertising online betting platforms: government advice to the media – The Economic Times Video

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Monday recommended that print, electronic and digital media outlets refrain from advertising online betting platforms, saying that betting and gambling are illegal in “most parts” of the country and pose a significant financial and socio-economic risk to consumers. The ministry said the bulletin was issued in the interest of the general public and came about in light of the occurrence of a number of promotional websites/online betting platforms in print, electronic, social and online media.