FAQs

FAQs

Who can be a member of FIFS?

Any company that operates Online Fantasy Sports Platform based games-of-skill or provides technical, marketing, legal, policy-making, and other services to operators of sports-based games-of-skill are welcome to apply for FIFS membership.

How do I become a member?
Simply fill out a short form on the Membership page OR write to secretarygeneral@fifs.in and we will reach out to you with details on the membership process.

What are the benefits of FIFS membership?

There are several benefits of being an FIFS member, which include:

  • Being a part of the core committee that helps redefine the online Fantasy Sports games-of-skill industry in India
  • Making vital recommendations to the State and Central Government and other key influencers on policy matters
  • Getting the opportunity to lead the online fantasy sports games-of-skill revolution by contesting for FIFS elections
  • Having the power to vote at any FIFS Meeting
  • Availing services related to format checks
  • Getting mentioned in FIFS press releases and news
  • Getting access to industry reports, research and expert insights about overall ecosystem, taxation, laws and more
  • Getting access to best-in-class investment bankers and availing potential fundraising opportunities
  • Building your network by interacting and collaborating with the top Online Fantasy Sports Platforms in India

What is the membership duration? When does it begin and end?

The duration of a FIFS membership is one year from the date of joining. For example, if you joined FIFS on 1st February, 2018, your membership will expire on January 31, 2019. A Member may renew its membership of FIFS anytime before the expiry date of the same.

How can I access reports/publication/policy representations brought out by FIFS?

The FIFS website will be updated from time to time with all the latest reports, publications, etc. You can download them directly from the website.

How do I register/sign up for upcoming FIFS events?
You can register for upcoming events directly on the FIFS website. Simply fill out a short form and we will get in touch with you.

Is playing on games-of-skill websites legal in India?
Provided that games being offered on the operator’s websites qualify as are Games of Skill, playing on such websites is legal in India Games of skill are excluded from the definition and purview of most gambling legislations and therefore legal to play. A Game of skill is a game or contest in which the winning outcome is predominantly based on the exhibition of superior skill, knowledge, and adroitness on the part of the winner relative to other participants in the game.

How do I file a complaint against a Fantasy Sports operator/company?

One of FIFS’s top priorities is to protect user interests. You can contact the official FIFS Customer Complaint Cell at contact@fifs.in and share details of the operator and the nature of the complaint.

How do I report offensive/misleading advertising from a particular Fantasy Sports operator/company?

Please contact the official FIFS Customer Complaint Cell at contact@fifs.in  and share details of the operator along with a photo/screenshot of the advertisement you wish to report.

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