Jay Sayta, a lawyer and regulatory consultant is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) graduate from W.B. National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) Kolkata. He used to run http://glaws.in/ (until it was acquired by Nordanvind Investments Limited in November 2019), India’s first and only website monitoring gambling, betting and lottery laws. Jay has researched and written extensively on gambling and betting laws for various online and offline publications and academic journals like Outlook, Medianama, The Statesman, Scroll, The Wire, Swarajya, Asia Gaming Brief etc.
Jay has also been quoted as an expert on gaming laws in various publications such as Financial Times, Times of India, Mint, Economic Times, The Telegraph, The Hindu, Deccan Chronicle, India Today, Caravan, The Sunday Guardian etc.
Jay has also spoken on the issue of gambling legislation at various fora such as Indian Merchants’ Chambers (IMC), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), ICE Totally Gaming, All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) etc.
Jay has advised many Indian and International fantasy sports, rummy, poker, gaming, esports, betting and lottery companies on various legal, regulatory, taxation and structuring related matters.