A criminal case has been filed against Thrill Poker’s operating company Mirch Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, and its Director Aditya Oberoi. The plaintiff Yash Dugar is a poker player from Noida who hasn’t been able to withdraw full amount from his Thrill Poker account even though he has been associated with the company for many years now. Read further for Indian poker championship news.
According to the complaint filed, Yash has been playing on the Thrill poker site for last couple of years and he had balance amounting to INR 15.80 lakhs in his online poker account with the company. He further claims that the company has paid him INR 6.90 lakhs in instalments and rest is still pending with them.
Several emails were sent by him requesting them to clear his remaining INR 8.90 lakhs which is due since April 2017. The company acknowledged to his emails and admitted to pay the pending amount to the player. But no response was received after that.
When Dugar was unable to get his due payment cleared even after repeated requests, he then decided to involve his advocate Siddharth Acharya in this matter in October 2017 and a legal notice was sent to the Aditya Oberoi and Mirch Entertainment Pvt. Ltd for the same.
The case has been filed and registered under Sections 417, 420 and other provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860, for fraud and cheating.
Mirch Entertainment Pvt. Ltd is a registered company in New Delhi in the year 1997. Thrill Poker, an online poker gaming portal hosts real cash games on its website and app. Other companies that are part of Mirch Entertainment include Oye Captain and Indus Games.
Also as per the details in the report, the company might be the property of a foreign entity. No word has been out from either the Director or any other representative of the company on the matter.
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