About us

In order to supplement the revenue of the State, Government of Nagaland has passed the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Act, 2015. Accordingly, under the proviso of the Act, the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Rules was framed in the year 2016.The Online Games of Skill offer its site and the games for stake and profit on the Internet through the mediums of computer or mobile phones or television or radio etc. Only persons above the age of 18 years are permitted to play for stake on the site.

All payments on the site are made through registered and recognized payment modes including credit/debit cards, netbanking, use of e-wallets etc. that comply with RBI rules and regulations. Payments in cash, if any, are permissible only subject to compliance with KYC norms and full disclosure.

There are about 23(twenty three) varieties of games prescribed in the Act. Licensee can be applied /issued for one single game or bouquet of games (3 or more games).

 Fees and royalties.-

Every Licensee shall pay to the State Government the following fees and royalties as mentioned below:-

  • The ‘Annual License Fee’ of ` 10 lakhs per game per annum, or ` 25 lakhs for a bouquet of games per annum for the first 3 (three) years, and ` 20 lakhs per game per annum or ` 50 lakhs for a bouquet of games per annum for the next two years.
  • In addition, the licensee shall further be required to pay an amount of 0.5% of the gross revenue generated (less Service Tax) as royalty to the State Government.

License is issued for a period of 5(five) years subject to compliance of prescribed conditions to be renewed every year. The first license was issued on 14th December 2016. So far, the department has issued license to 11(eleven) firms. Each licensee provides their dashboard details to the Licensing Authority to facilitate supervision of activities of the licensee.


 Details of licensees:- 

Sl. No Name of firm Date of issue of License URL Remarks
1 2 3 4 5
1 M/s. K365 Web Assets Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. 14.12.2016 www.khelo.k365.in  
2 M/s. Club Empire Tech PVT Ltd, Kolkata, West Bengal. 15.12.2016 www.pokeryaar.com inactive licensee
3 WYZ Games India Pvt. Ltd,
Bengaluru, Karnataka.
16.12.2016 www.Pokabunga.com inactive licensee
4 Quantum Skill Gaming & Tech Kolkata, West Bengal. 16.12.2016 www.pokerhigh.com  
5 Baazi Networks Private Limited,
Kolkata, West Bengal.
10.03.2017 www.pokerbaazi.com  
6 Sachar Gaming Pvt. Ltd,

Chembur (W), Mumbai.

22.03.2017 www.khelplay.com


7 Tictok Skill Games Private Ltd., New Delhi. 31.03.2017 www.winzogames.com  
8 Stick Pool Pvt. Ltd,

New Delhi.

27.04.2018 www.stickpoolclub.com  
9 Quadrafic Media Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, West Bengal. 04.10.2018 www.spartanpoker.com  
10 Sachiko Gaming Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, West Bengal. 11.10.2018 www.pokerstars.in  
11 Golden Skill Game Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, Maharashtra. 11.10.2018 www.nagalandskillgames.com  


 The total revenue earned from Games of Skill with effect from commencement (i.e. 14/12/2016) to 31st March 2019 is ` 2,61,74,495/-.