Interactive gaming has overtaken the digital world with the increased market penetration of smart phones. The widespread use of internet has helped significantly in the exponential rise of digital gaming market. Digital media has achieved various milestones in the last decade and the digital gaming industry is at a juncture where various established players as well as nascent companies are expanding their reach into regions with untapped market, and India being one them.
Games of skill, a category of games which requires skills from the player in the form of dexterity, knowledge or strategic thinking, has helped the gaming industry in its development and wide expansion over the last decade, and the global games of skill market is exploring new avenues now. This expansion has helped in creating a new range of platforms for revenue generation and integrated payment solutions ranging from subscriptions fees, pay-per-play, in-app purchases, royalties to premium account and upgrade remunerations. The users in developed countries are familiar with the online paid games, however, among the developing economies, there was inhibitions regarding the online payment gateways initially, but now the user base is adopting the real money online games, thus becoming a loyal revenue base for the industry.