Is Fantasy Sports legal in India?

Yes, it is legal across India. However, the paid version of any Fantasy Sports platform is legal everywhere in India excluding the states of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, and Nagaland. If you don’t live in Assam, Odisha, Telangana, and Nagaland; you can play Fantasy Sports in India and win prizes

Chase11 Fantasy ensures that all the central and state legislation in India are complied with for the protection of our users. Each contest on Chase11 Fantasy complies with the relevant laws and regulations in India.

An Indian High Court of India has declared that Fantasy Sports platform which follows the following format requires element of skill and judgment:

As per the court’s judgment, Fantasy Sports on Chase11 Fantasy is a ‘game of mere skill’, which excludes Chase11 Fantasy platform from the provisions of the Public Gambling Act, 1867 (PGA).

According to the judgment passed by High Court and acknowledged by Supreme Court, Chase11 Fantasy qualifies as a legitimate business activity protected under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution of India.