Dream11 takes great care to comply with all central and state legislation in India to ensure that our users are fully protected. Every contest on our platform is carefully designed to comply with applicable statutes and regulations in India.
Below are the key points from an Indian High Court’s judgement specifically regarding Dream11’s game. A challenge to this judgement was also dismissed by the Supreme Court of India:
On this basis, the Court adjudged that playing on Dream11 constitutes a ‘game of mere skill’, which makes the Dream11 game exempt from the provisions of the Public Gambling Act, 1867 (PGA).
You can find more information on the legality of Dream11 and Fantasy Sports in India on the website of the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS): www.fifs.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.