The Tamil Nadu Government has banned online gaming related to betting in the state. The government has imposed this ban after cases of people losing money and committing suicide started surfacing. CM Palaniswami had earlier informed the Madurai bench of the Madras High court that it is considering to implement ban on online gaming. On Friday, Governor Banwarilal Purohit promulgated an ordinance on the ban. Violators will face a fine of Rs 5,000 and a jail term of 6 months.