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Dream11 suspends operations in Karnataka

Dream 11, a fantasy sports platform, has suspended operations in Karnataka after its users in the state said they were concerned for their safety.

A press release from the company said that Karnataka’s Police Act recently amended its gambling law to ban online gambling, betting and betting. “However, following recent media coverage, our Karnataka users have expressed deep concerns and concerns for their safety and security. In order to allay the concerns of our users, we have decided to suspend operations in Karnataka, ”the statement said.

“This decision is without prejudice to our rights and claims under the law,” he said in a statement released on Sunday.

The company also claimed to have been advised by the Indian Fantasy Sports Federation (FIFS), which shared the opinion of a former Supreme Court judge, saying that the Karnataka Police Act of 2021 (amendment) does not not applicable to its Fantasy Sports member. The operators. Indeed, the FIFS format of Fantasy Sports has been confirmed by the courts as not equivalent to gambling, betting or betting.

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