India, Nov. 22 -- Karnataka is set to follow its neighbouring state Tamil Nadu in banning online gambling websites. The state's home minister Basavaraja Bommai has said that online games will be banned in Karnataka very soon as people are losing their hard-earned money due to this addiction.

In October another South Indian state Andhra Pradesh had requested IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to direct internet service providers (ISPs) to block 132 websites supposedly engaged in online real money gaming.

Meanwhile, Karnataka's home minister also said many complaints came from the parents and others about the online games and the state was seriously thinking of banning online gaming which has become a sort of gambling.

"Students, kids, boys...