Why is real money gaming Vishal Gondal’s pet peeve?
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Why is real money gaming Vishal Gondal’s pet peeve?
Nikhil Varma
Nikhil Varma
18 March 2021
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Few sectors are as divided as online gaming is right now. And, for a few months now, Vishal Gondal has been adding fuel to that fire. Gondal is the founder of fitness app GOQii and of Indiagames, a company that got sold to Disney India in 2013. He is also the chief executive officer of nCORE Games, the company that recently launched the PUBG knockoff, FAU-G. 

Over the past few months, Gondal has made it his life’s mission to shine a light on the real money gaming versus gambling debate, and he is leaving no stone unturned to express his contempt for the genre. In January, the man set the cat among the pigeons, when he lambasted real money gaming and termed it akin to gambling in an article published in the online news portal Medianama

To add a little perspective here, only if a court order qualifies a game as one that involves skill

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