Paytm digital payment app was removed from google play store for violating policy earlier we have seen Paytm First Games popularly known for its fantasy sports gaming was also taken down.
This news comes right after Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 one of the biggest cricket tournament which is going live tomorrow in many participate in via various online apps that promote sports betting/ fantasy sports however fantasy sports is not illegal in some part of India.
we got to know this may be temporary once they comply with all the rules state in the policy it will back online.
We don’t allow online casinos or support any unregulated gambling apps that facilitate sports betting. This includes if an app leads consumers to an external website that allows them to participate in paid tournaments to win real money or cash prizes, it is a violation of our policies.
We have these policies to protect users from potential harm. When an app violates these policies, we notify the developer of the violation and remove the app from Google Play until the developer brings the app into compliance. And in the case where there are repeated policy violations, we may take more serious action which may include terminating Google Play Developer accounts. Our policies are applied and enforced on all developers consistently. said by Suzanne Frey, Vice President, said in their Google blog here
We have seen Fortnite Epic games a well-known battle royal game disappeared from Google Play Store after it deliberately violated its term of service by adding direct payment.