Online rummy is all set to scale to the next level this year. We are already seeing a revolution of sorts in the online gaming industry in India. Online rummy industry is the forerunner in the race and is inspiring other industries to compete in the race. According to FICCI KPMG 2016 Report, the Indian gaming industry is expected to grow to INR 50.7 billion by the year 2020. Online rummy continues to be the biggest contributor in the estimate. Here are the five important things and challenges to look forward to in the industry
Last year was a mixed bag for the online rummy industry as Telangana government banned the game to be played in the state. However, players need not get jittery as online rummy can still be played from all the other states except Telangana, Assam, and Odisha. Also worth noting is that Supreme Court has not banned Online Rummy to be played for stacks. It still considers Rummy to be a game of skill and legal to play with stakes. There’s no question about legality of online rummy to be challenged. So players can move on with the comfort there are so many avenues that are still wide open for them to play and enjoy the game.
Rummy Operators in India have joined hands to create the self-regulatory body Rummy Federation, which is a not-for-profit society established under the Societies Registration Act, to guide and support the online rummy industry. The group has been formed to instigate uniformity when it comes to practices by the rummy operators. We expect TRF to reign in and take some important decisions going forward with regards to policies and various frameworks associated with Indian rummy online.
India has nearly as many smartphone users as the U.S. has people, and it’s about to get many millions more given the way smartphones are selling. Mobile phones have invaded and made an impact in every tiny sphere of our lives. Players preference to play games on mobile augurs well for an industry like online rummy. With sleek apps designed using state-of-the-art technology, playing rummy on mobile offers more comfort than playing on desktops. Players downloading rummy app are always on a high as playing through mobile apps offer much more excitement than playing online or desktop software.
The most important challenge that lies in front of rummy is to keep up with the technology update. Most of the online rummy have a task in hand to keep with the constantly evolving technology landscape. We predict rummy sites to deploy more and more sophisticated technology to identify patterns based on player behaviour and provide him