Paytm removed from play store: Payment app accused of playing fantasy cricket; Google said – Paytm broke our rules

Priya Yadav,

The famous digital payment service app Paytm has been removed from the Google Play Store (Paytm removed from Google play store). According to reports, Paytm’s app was in violation of some of Google’s policies. Paytm said in a statement that customers can continue using his app and their money is safe. However, other apps of Paytm such as Paytm Money and Paytm Mall are still intact on Google Play.
Google does not allow any type of gambling or betting app on its platform. The user was being redirected from Paytm’s app to a betting app. Google had earlier issued notice to Paytm developers. But with no action, the company has finally removed the app.
Paytm said don’t worry
After removing the app from the Play Store, Paytm’s favor has also come. In a tweet, the company has asked users not to be disturbed. The tweet said, “Paytm’s Android app is temporarily unavailable for new downloads or updates on Google’s Play Store. It will be available again soon. All your money is absolutely safe and you can use your Paytm app normally Can use it.
Google said – no online casinos are allowed

Google has said that it cannot allow illegal gambling, facilitating online casinos and sports betting. Suzanne Frey, vice president of Google’s product, Android Security and Privacy, said in a blog post, “When an app violates these policies, we inform the developer. The app is removed from the Play Store until the developer makes changes as per the policy.

Paytm is also competing with Google Pay

Paytm is one of the big startups in the country. Paytm also has a direct competition from Google’s payment platform Google-Pay. Paytm’s revenue has increased to Rs 3 thousand 629 crore in the financial year 2019-20 ended on 31 March.

Offer to win up to 5 crore paytm cash

According to the information available on the FAQ (frequently asked questions) on the website of Paytm First Games, Paytm Cash can win up to Rs 5 crore in a player’s special tournament on Paytm First Games. Apart from this, there are other cash prizes for players. Rummy, fantasy, Ludo, and other types of multi-player games can be played on this platform. According to the website, players can win up to one lakh rupees daily in an exclusive tournament.

Other Paytm apps still exist on Play Store

Google has only removed the Paytm payment app from the Play Store. Other Paytm apps are still available on the Play Store. This includes Paytm Mall, Paytm for Business, Paytm Money, Paytm Instore Orders, Paytm Insider, and Paytm Store Manager.

Big shock for Paytm before IPL

Paytm recently launched the Paytm First Games app, considering the popularity of IPL. Paytm had targeted to raise more than 100 million users during the IPL through its gaming. The company had planned to host more than 200 live events over the next 6 months. Paytm made cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar the brand ambassador of Paytm First Games this week. There are more than 50 games available on Paytm First.

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