11Wickets takes immense care to fulfil with all central and state legislation in India to ensure that our users are completely protected. Each contest on our platform is cautiously designed to obey with valid decrees and regulations in India.
Below are the key points from an Indian High Court’s judgement particularly regarding the fantasy games played. A challenge to this judgement was dismissed by the Supreme Court of India as well:
On this basis, the Court adjudged that playing fantasy games constitutes a ‘game of mere skill’, which makes the online fantasy games excused from the provisions of the Public Gambling Act, 1867 (PGA).
You can find more information on the legality of Fantasy Sports in India on the website of the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG): www.ifsg.in. IFSG is India’s first and only self-regulatory Sports Gaming industry body formed to protect consumer interest and create standardised best practices in the Sports Gaming industry.