Conditions of Participation
By entering a Contest, User agrees to be bound by these T&Cs and the decisions of Company. Subject to these T&Cs, the Company, at its sole discretion, may disqualify any user from a Contest, refuse to award benefits or prizes and require the return of any prizes, if the User engages in unfair conduct, which the Company deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Contest or is in any way detrimental to other users which includes, but is not limited to:
falsifying ones’ own personal information (including, but not limited to, name, email address, bank account details and/or any other information or documentation as may be requested by Company to enter a Contest and/or claim a prize/winning;
engaging in any type of financial fraud or misrepresentation including unauthorized use of credit/debit instruments, payment wallet accounts etc. to enter a Contest or claim a prize. It is expressly clarified that the onus to prove otherwise shall solely lie on the User;
colluding with any other user(s) or engaging in any type of syndicate play;
accumulating points or prizes through unauthorized methods such as automated bots, or other automated means;
using automated means (including but not limited to harvesting bots, robots, parser, spiders or screen scrapers) to obtain, collect or access any information on the Platform or of any User for any purpose;
tampering with the administration of a Contest or trying to in any way tamper with the computer programs or any security measure associated with a Contest;
obtaining other users’ information without their express consent and/or knowledge and/or spamming other users (spamming may include but shall not be limited to send unsolicited emails to users, sending bulk emails to Company’ users, sending unwarranted email content either to selected Users or in bulk); or
abusing the Platform in any way (‘unparliamentary language, slangs or disrespectful words’ are some of the examples of abuse).
It is clarified that in case a User is found to be in violation of these T&Cs, Company reserves its right to initiate appropriate Civil/Criminal remedies as it may be advised other than forfeiture and/or recovery of prize money, if any.
Registration for a contest
In order to register for the Contest(s), Participants are required to accurately provide the following information: (a) Full Name; (b) E-mail address; (c) Password; (d) State of Residence; (e) Gender; and (f) Date of birth.
User are also required to confirm that they have read, and shall abide by, these Terms and Conditions.
In the event a User indicates, while entering an address, that he/she is a resident of either Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland or Telangana, such Participant will not be permitted to proceed to sign up for any match in the paid version of the Contest as described below.
Participants playing the paid formats of the Contest(s) confirm that they are not residents of any of the following Indian states - Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland or Telangana. Similarly, a person should not participant in the Contest, if at the time of accessing Website such person is located in the state of Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland or Telangana.
If it is found that a Participant playing the paid format of the Contest(s) is a resident of any of the abovementioned states, Company shall disqualify such Participant and forfeit any prize won by such Participant.
Company may, at its sole and absolute discretion, suspend or terminate any Participant’s account with Platform.
Once the User has entered the above information, and clicked on the "register" tab, and such User is above the age of 18 years, he/she are sent an email confirming their registration and containing their login information. If the User is a minor, i.e, under the age of 18 years, such User may participate in the Contest(s) only with the involvement of a parent or guardian representing them. The parent/guardian shall be responsible for collecting the prize money on behalf of the minor.
Contest(s), Participation and Prizes
The Company reserves the right to charge a Platform Fee, which would be specified and notified by Company on the Contest page, being created on portal/platform, prior to a User joining of such Contest. The Company shall issue an invoice upon receipt of Platform Fee from the User.
The User may participate in a Contest, wherein the User has to contribute a pre-specified contribution towards the prize money pool of such Contest, which will be passed on to the winner(s) of the Contest after the completion of the Contest as per the terms and conditions of such Contest. It is clarified that Company has no right or interest in such prize money pool, and only acts as an intermediary engaged in collecting and distributing the prize money pool in accordance with the Contest terms and conditions.
The decision of Company with respect to the awarding of prizes shall be final, binding and non-contestable.
Company may, at its sole and absolute discretion, vary or modify the prizes being offered to winners. Participants shall not raise any claim against Company or question its right to modify such prizes being offered, prior to closure of the Contest.
Acceptance of a prize by the winner constitutes permission to Company to use the Winner’s name, likeness, voice and comments for advertising and promotional purposes in any media worldwide for purposes of advertising and trade without any further permissions or consents and / or additional compensation whatsoever.
Mode of Collection and Distribution of Platform Fee and Contribution
The actual house edge for all the products/games is between 0% and 33% and under extreme exceptional cases may go beyond this range.
Taxes: All prizes shall be subject to deduction of tax (“ TDS”) as per the Income Tax Act, 1961. As of April 1, 2019, the TDS rate prescribed by the Government of India with respect to any prize money amount is [31.2]% of the total prize money amount. In case of any revisions by the Government of India to the aforementioned rate in the future, TDS will be deducted by Company in accordance with the then current prescribed TDS rate. Winners will be provided TDS certificates in respect of such tax deductions. Winners shall be responsible for payment of any other applicable tax, including but not limited to, income tax, gift tax, etc. in respect of the prize money.
Legality of Game of Skill
Games of skill are legal, as they are excluded from the ambit of Indian gambling legislations including, the Public Gambling Act, 1867.The Indian Supreme Court and several High Courts have clearly held that a game in which success depends predominantly upon the superior knowledge, training, attention, experience and adroitness of the player shall be classified as a game of skill.
The Contests described above are games of skill as success of participants depends primarily on their skill.
By participating in the Contest(s), each participant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is participating in a game of skill.
Company does not support, endorse or offer to any User ‘games of chance’ for money. Each Contest available on the Platform has clearly defined rules and code of conduct. All Users are encouraged to read, understand and follow these rules. Company shall not be liable if Users do not adhere to the rules or otherwise engage in gambling or betting activities on the Platform.
If it comes to the notice of Company that any governmental, statutory or regulatory compliances or approvals are required for conducting any Contest(s) or if it comes to the notice of Company that conduct of any such Contest(s) is prohibited, then Company shall withdraw and/or cancel such Contest(s), without prior notice to any participants or winners of any Contest(s). Users agree not to make any claim in respect of such cancellation or withdrawal of the Contest or Contest it in any manner.
Company reserves the right to monitor all activities from the User’s Account on the Platform. If any User participates in any Contest in violation of any central and/or state law(s) in India, Company reserves the right to cooperate with law enforcement agencies of the relevant state and report such participation or/and suspicious activity along with all relevant details of the concerned User.
Indemnity and Limitation of Liability
Users shall be solely responsible for any consequences which may arise due to their access of Services by conducting an illegal act or due to non-conformity with these Terms and Conditions and other rules and regulations in relation to Services, including provision of incorrect address or other personal details. Users also undertake to indemnify Company and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents on the happening of such an event (including without limitation cost of attorney, legal charges etc.) on full indemnity basis for any loss/damage suffered by Company on account of such act on the part of the Users.
Users shall access the Services provided on Platform voluntarily and at their own risk. Company shall, under no circumstances be held responsible or liable on account of any loss or damage sustained (including but not limited to any accident, injury, death, loss of property) by Users or any other person or entity during the course of access to the Services (including participation in the Contest(s)) or as a result of acceptance of any prize.
In consideration of Company allowing Users to access the Services, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Users waive and release each and every right or claim, all actions, causes of actions (present or future) each of them has or may have against Company, its respective agents, directors, officers, business associates, group companies, sponsors, employees, or representatives for all and any injuries, accidents, or mishaps (whether known or unknown) or (whether anticipated or unanticipated) arising out of the provision of Services or related to the Contests or the prizes of the Contests.
To the extent permitted under law, neither Company nor its partners, licensors or associates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use our Platform, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Any notice to be given by the Company to User(s) will be deemed to be effective upon Company posting it on the Platform or delivering them to the User through the email address provided by the User at the time of registration. User(s) may update their email address by logging into their account on the Platform. If they do not provide Company with accurate information, Company cannot be held liable for failure to notify the User.
Company shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from causes outside its reasonable control, including but not limited to any failure to perform due to unforeseen circumstances or cause beyond Company’s control such as acts of God, war, terrorism, riots, embargoes, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, accidents, network infrastructure failures, strikes, or shortages of transportation facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials. In such circumstances, Company shall also be entitled to cancel any related Contest(s) and to process an appropriate refund for all participants.
Company’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
Users agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Platform or these Terms must be filed within thirty (30) days of such claim or cause of action arising or be forever barred.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be indefinite, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable, the rest of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force.
Company may, at its sole and absolute discretion, permanently close or temporarily suspend any Services (including any Contest(s)).