According to the FIR filed at Annapoorneshwari police station on October 7, an individual searched for Dream11 on the internet and found that it provides the platform for players to 'create their fantasy team based on a real-life match and score maximum points and win exciting cash prizes'.,handball
On further searching the website, he realised that it promotes online betting indirectly for games and thus promotes wagering which is offence under section 80 of the Karnataka Police Act, (Amended) 2021 and so went ahead and filed a complaint.,betway naija
Now, Dream11 is one of the oldest and largest players in fantasy sports in India. It has over 110 million users and during IPL 2020, it achieved a record 5.3 million concurrent users. The gaming start-up did respond quickly by suspending its Karnataka operations immediately.,ilkel tennis
The company went on to state -"As the laws of these states are unclear/ bar persons from participating in games of skill where participants are required to pay to enter. Individuals residing in Karnataka will be prohibited from participating in the paid contests... Our Karnataka users have expressed deep concerns and anxiety on their safety and security. In order to allay our users' concerns, we have decided to suspend operations in Karnataka",france national football team games
g4a rummy,On behalf of the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), of which Dream11 is a part of, senior Supreme Court advocate Gopal Jain says that the law in question should not apply to Fantasy Sports Operators.
"It's completely needless given the fact that the Supreme Court has reaffirmed orders passed by several High Courts which have recognised online fantasy sports as games of skill. So, it's certainly the Karnataka Police Amendment which has been made recently that could be invaluable to online fantasy sports," Gopal Jain told ET Now.,soccer data
betway naija,The law will have a far-reaching impact on the gaming ecosystem, especially in Bengaluru which is known to be a gaming startup hub. The ban will affect over 50 fantasy gaming firms in the country and deter the Indian online Fantasy Sports market which is worth Rs 16,500 crore in FY20.