Q. With reference to Online gaming, consider the following statements;
1.Online gaming is a state subject.
2.State governments can completely block offshore betting sites.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 is correct: Online gaming so far has been a state subject. However, state governments have said they find it extremely difficult to enforce certain rules like geo-blocking certain apps or websites within the territory of their state.
Statement 2 is incorrect: State governments do not have enough blocking powers like the Centre to issue blocking orders for offshore betting sites.
Source: Indian Express