Game of Skills

Sikandarji is considered a “Game of Skill.” The game of skills can be defined as a game wherein the skills of the individuals participating in any online Esports gaming play a dominant role rather than the mere luck of the individuals. The individuals in the game of skills use their knowledge, skills, training, and attention for participation and winning.


Online Esports gaming is considered to be a legal practice around the world with certain states being an exception. Online Esports gaming is entirely based on the concept of the Game of Skills.


Sikandarji is completely legal as it offers services, E-sports like Ludo. The services, contest(s), and program(s) related to online E-sports gaming offered by Sikandarji are entirely dependent on the skills, knowledge, and attention of the users which makes online E-sports gaming offered at Sikandarji a game of skills and 100% legal.


Alignment with the Indian Laws

The game of skills such as online Esports gaming is considered to be legal all over India. expect certain states such as Sikkim, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, and Nagaland. The Public Gambling Act, 1867 (“PGA, 1867”) is recognized as the primary legality driving the prevalence of gambling in India.


The PGA defines the act of “public gambling” and the keeping of a common gaming house as a criminal and punishable act in India. However, online fantasy sports gaming is considered to be an exception under the PGA, wherein the provisions and punishments of the PGA shall not apply to games played by the user using their skills and knowledge as primary tools.


Sikkim, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, and Nagaland

There are various states in India wherein the laws related to the game of skills are unclear. In this regard, for the websites offering Esports gaming, it remains unclear whether to offer the services for free or not. The Indian states with no clearance regarding the offering of pay-to-play contests include Sikkim, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, and Nagaland.


In this context, Sikandarji does not permit the users identified as residents of Sikkim, Odisha, Telangana, Assam, and Nagaland to participate in the pay-to-play contest(s) organized by Sikandarji.