BEFORE REGISTERING WITH US, YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY READ THE TERMS PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE WHICH Is APPLICABLE TO ALL SERVICES ON THE WEBSITE AND ALSO THE PRODUCT-SPECIFIC CONDITIONS AND RULES APPLICABLE TO SPECIFIC OFFERINGS.
Links to the following sections of these Terms are provided below for easy access to the sections you intend to refer to. However, you should read all Terms as you will be bound by them all. Click on any of the following links to use that section directly.
The Website and its membership are strictly private and in no way should be considered to be public. In order to gain membership to the website enabling the user to play the games offered/ use the software or any other product or services offered by the website, company or its associates, they will have to first register themselves with the website.
The registration does not guarantee membership, only after the company or its representatives deem fit by their own subjective judgment will they grant membership informing you of the same by sending you an e-mail.
The server where the software is installed and the games hosted will be placed in a strictly non-public / confidential area where the access to the server is completely restricted both physically and virtually. Any person/persons or group that will be authorized to access the server where the games are held are not allowed to register themselves as users, thus, not allowed to become members. Such people are not allowed to use the software/play games or use any other product or service provided by the company. This is in the interests of promoting fair play.
Our services and products are not available to anybody under the age of 18 on the day of them applying for membership through the registration process on the site. Also, it is strictly prohibited for any user under the age of 18 to play games on our website. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage to verify that minors are not using the service and we may exclude a person from play if proof of age is not provided or if the company suspects that a person using the service is under-age. The services and products are not intended for users connecting to the site from jurisdictions that say it is illegal to do so.
In accordance with consultations from top tax consulting firms, PokerBaazi.com will be implementing the following new TDS policy:
A TDS of 30% will be applicable on any withdrawal equal to or above 10,000 INR. TDS will not be applicable on the part of deposit amount which is not wagered on the tables.
The applicable laws in the state of Assam, Telangana, Odisha and Gujarat may prohibit a player from using the services offered on our website. There may be applicable penalties imposed on such user by the respective state governments or the central government of India as the case may be. Our company and its website don't accept membership request from people who are residing in these states and if a user residing in such state becomes a member of the site by giving false information, the liability will be solely on the user and the company reserves the right to terminate the user's membership without any notice and confiscate all his deposit and winnings as the case might be. You accept that Baazi Networks Private Limited will not be liable to take any responsibility for the breach of the user of applicable state laws. Users from all states have to always ensure that they are following the applicable state laws and we will try to post any changes that we seem appropriate to better educate the users. Our decision in this regard will be final and no consideration whatsoever will be extended to the user.
You confirm that you are not accessing the Services to play cash games from outside India
You may only have one account on our website from here on referred to as "Account", for which you will register using your own, correct name. You may not use the service by means of another person's account. Should you attempt to open more than one account, under your own name or under any other name, or should you attempt to use the service by means of any other person's account, we will be entitled to close all Your Accounts and bar you from playing games on our website in the future immediately. You should ensure that you have read and understood the rules and regulations of the games available through the service, here on referred to as the "games". You agree to abide by the rules and regulations of each of the Games as published and periodically changed on the website.
The rules that govern the games and services offered by the website form part of the terms and conditions and they will be available under the "About Game" or similar section on the website. For all rules, however, they may or may not be explicitly mentioned on the website. The user is encouraged to seek clarification by using the customer services offered. The determination decided by the company and/or its website will be final and you agree to abide by them by accepting the terms and conditions.
Sharing or distribution of the password with any other user/ person/ group or any third party is strictly prohibited. PokerBaazi.com is not responsible if your account is accessed or opened by others using your password. You are held legally responsible and liable for all of your activities on the website made from your account.
The players admit that they may be exposed to content posted by other users, which they may find offensive, obnoxious or indecent and that the website may not be able to prevent such content being posted. Such content should be brought to the notice of the website. The website shall act upon the information as it deems acceptable.
The decision taken by the management of the company or the website in this regard shall be final and binding on the player and the player specifically agrees that www.pokerbaazi.com will not incur any liability under any circumstance whatsoever regarding the same. You understand that it is your obligation to protect the information you have provided on the website including, but not limited, to usernames, passwords, email addresses, contact details, and telephone numbers.
You explicitly understand and agree that we will not incur any liability for information provided by you to anyone which may result in your account on the website being exposed or misused by any other person or any other harm or loss being suffered by you. You are accountable to obey any applicable law, while taking part in any competition or tournament organized through the website. You undertake and agree to assure us against any claims, expenses or liabilities suffered by or claimed against us by any person or entity arising out of your non-compliance with any applicable laws.
You also understand and accept that your mere participation in a game/ tournament available on the website does not create any obligation on us to give you a prize. Your winning a prize is entirely dependent on your skill as a player same as other players in the game/tournament and subject to the rules of the game/ tournament. You acknowledge that your participation in any game/tournament available on the website is purely voluntary and is at your sole discretion and risk.
You understand and acknowledge that once a game/tournament has commenced, not being able to play due to slow internet connections, faulty hardware, internet connection failure, low computer configuration or for some other reason does not attributable to us to a refund of the entry fee you may have paid for participation. You agree, understand and acknowledge that you will use your account to us solely for the purpose of playing on the website and for any other transactions with us which you may have to carry out with respect to your usage of the services.
You understand and acknowledge the fact that we are neither a bank nor a financial institution and that the purchases/balance standing to the credit in your account do not accumulate any interest. You also understand and agree that your account maintained by us is purely for the purpose of payment of the entry/subscription fee to participate in games/tournaments made available on the website and for purchase of cash prizes that you may win.
You also agree that you are required to furnish your PAN (Permanent Account Number) duly issued to you by the Income Tax Department, Government of India, as the case may be, to deduct TDS as per the rules and regulations of the government of India. You acknowledge that you are making use of the services knowing that you may face a risk of monetary loss when using the services and that www.pokerbaazi.com shall have no responsibility to you for any such loss that arises in the course of your participation in the services.
You may not impersonate another person or user, attempt to get a password, other account information, or other private information from a user, or harvest email addresses or other information. In the event, we have reasonable grounds to believe that your activities include any of the acts specified above, We may initiate appropriate legal proceedings against you as well as notifying the relevant regulatory or law enforcement authorities where appropriate, apart from suspending or terminating your privileges for the use of the website.
You may not purchase, sell, trade, rent, lease, license, grant a security interest in, or transfer your user account, any content, currency, points, standings, rankings, ratings, or any other attributes appearing in, originating from or associated with the Website or by using any Services.
Baazi networks Private Limited hold all rights tangible or intangible for the website and all the services offered on the website including but not limited to all games and other content , promotional material, inter alia all strategic and development plans, ideas , designs, financial conditions, business plans, data banks, information related to technology and process, the technology developed including the software and methodology of usage from here on referred to as "intellectual Property" . The company is only permitting the user to use the Intellectual property to play the games and use other services offered and under all circumstances the user is strictly prohibited to use the intellectual capital otherwise, which includes but is not limited to copying, reproducing or transmitting any media known to / or will be known to human kind of the intellectual property. The user is not being granted any rights whatsoever with respect to the intellectual property by allowing him to play games on the website and use other services on the website. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Baazi Networks Pvt Ltd shall conduct several tourneys from time to time on the website. Prestigious items from various brands are offered as prizes in some of these tourneys. Unless otherwise mentioned, there is no official tie up between www.pokerbaazi.com and the various 3rd party brands. B shall simply buy the products mentioned in the promotion and deliver to the winner of the promotion. By filling your mobile number on the site, you are giving Baazi Networks Pvt. Ltd. the right to contact you by Call/SMS to provide you information on all promotional activity/events conducted by www.pokerbaazi.com and its partners. Your mobile number will not be used for any third party communication whatsoever. The site shall grant Freeroll chips to users to try out the games for free and participate in certain promotional tournaments. The site shall retain the right to grant and withdraw these Freeroll chips at any time. The user who has either received these freeroll chips or won these freeroll chips by playing in free games shall have no right on these chips. All the paid advertisements on Facebook are targeted towards the people of the state of Nagaland.
PokerBaazi runs special limited period sign up offers through which users get real cash bonus chips on sign up. PokerBaazi reserves the right to withdraw these free sign up chips if not used within 10 days of signing up.
For any bonus/promo codes, where VIP criterion is not mentioned directly, a player has to generate VIP points equivalent to the bonus received in order to be eligible to make a withdrawal.
In order to be eligible to make a withdrawal, a player must deposit a minimum of Rs 100 to his PokerBaazi account. This is only a one time requirement.
www.pokerbaazi.com has changed its Freeroll chips policy. Henceforth Freeroll chips referred as Play Money Chips will now be given only at the time of registration and under some special promotional schemes announced from time to time. The earlier concept of rewarding freeroll chips every day to all the players has now been discontinued. Accordingly, entry to tourneys through freeroll chips have undergone changes. Please keep the tourney lobby to see the new entry criteria for freeroll chips.
Baazi Networks Private Limited is a technology company which through its website www.pokerbaazi.com aims at providing technology and IT services to enable online multiplayer gaming in real time.
Besides providing technology and IT services to enable online poker games of skill, the company will also create software and technology to enable play of game of skills on multiple technology platform, real-time or otherwise. Such technology will not be sold, but the users will be allowed to use it at the sole discretion of the Baazi Networks Private Limited.
The services provided by the website are only intended to play with skill and for entertainment purpose only. The company is not responsible for any betting or gambling acts that may take place outside the website.
The service charge levied is subject to change from time to time and the users will be informed accordingly by answering to such specific request from customer care. We reserve the right to collect service charge at varying rates and at different times and for multiple types of games and other services offered by us. The service charge includes applicable taxes which may vary as per the changes in the law and we may change the levy of service charge accordingly based on the company's discretion.
Commercial use of the Software is strictly forbidden. The User is only allowed to use the Software for his/her personal use. Under no circumstances shall a User be permitted to use his/her account with Baazi Networks Pvt. Limited for any purpose other than for playing the Games. You may open only one account per person. Baazi Networks Private Limited reserves the right to monitor any effort to establish multiple accounts; in the event Baazi Networks Private Limited discovers that you have opened more than one account per person, all additional accounts will be closed immediately without notice and continued violation will result in the termination of any and all of your accounts and Baazi Networks Private Limited may void any associated winnings. The user may not attempt to modify, decompile, reverse-engineer or disassemble the software in any way. The use of artificial intelligence including, without limitation, "robots" is strictly forbidden in connection with the Software and the Games. All actions taken in relation to the Games by a User must be executed personally by the User through the user interface accessible by use of the Software. You agree that Baazi Networks Private Limited may take steps to detect and prevent the use of prohibited EPA Programs. Such action may include, but is not limited to, the examination of software programs running concurrently with the Baazi Networks Private Limited Software on the User's computer.
All necessary steps have been taken in order to ensure fair play on the website. We will prevent you from colluding with other players in order to win/loose. When you agree to the terms and conditions mentioned here, you agree that you will not play any game in partnership or by communicating with other players which may give benefit you over other players. In case a player is found involved in such activities, Baazi Networks Pvt Ltd has the right to withhold all the funds in the player's account and to cancel and close the account without any prior communication to the player. As part of collusion prevention, we mandate that one user shall open only one account at pokerbaazi. In case we discover duplicate accounts belonging to a user, we shall take appropriate action to terminate the duplicate accounts.
When you use our Services, you will be required to send money to us and may be required to receive money from us. To process such financial transactions, we may use third-party electronic payment processors or service providers (ESPs). As required, you permanently authorize us to instruct such ESPs to handle Account deposits and withdrawals from your account. You also permanently agree that in accordance with your requests as submitted, we may give such instructions on your behalf. You agree to be certain by the terms and conditions of use of each appropriate ESP. In the event of conflict between these Agreements and the ESP's terms and conditions, these Agreements shall prevail.
PokerBaazi.com is a safe and secure website and believes in responsible gaming. Hence kindly find the detailed information about the house cut fees (software service charges) for poker below. Poker Games: In case of a Poker Game, the software service charges collected shall depend on the table size and the stakes. The software service charge amount shall be collected at the end of every game during the announcement of the winner and the balance amount shall be credited to the winner's account. The service charge system has been designed in a way that each player makes the most of the playing time on PokerBaazi.com. Our service charge system varies from 5% to 3.5% depending on the table stakes. We have also made sure that there is a maximum cap for each table in order to make the players game play even more rewarding and exciting.
Any real money in your account is your actual account balance. Any winnings would be added and/or losses incurred from using the services, entry or other fees, previously withdrawn money by the User or amount forfeited by us for any suspected fraud or rejection or cancellation of transaction(s) by your or any third party bank, resulting of charge-backs, insufficient funds or any other reason would subsequently be subtracted. Also levied would be the Inactive Account Fees. A cash-out request will be accepted when catered to deposit method restrictions, bonus restrictions and/or Security Reviews. You can withdraw amounts only within your transaction limits and levying any processing fees for withdrawal methods that we notify you of before cashing out. User can request for refund anytime online. With Baazi Networks Private Limited, the user account will be checked for any games played or bonus claims and the request will be processed within 2 weeks. The bonus amount for any bonus claims will be deducted and the balance refunded. A request for cancellation of any transaction would be processed within 2 weeks given the player has the balance of the transaction in his/her account. Any amount from your winnings may be reported and withheld complying to any applicable law. It is solely your responsibility to deal with all the taxes involved with your winnings. Neither prize money nor balance can be redeemed for any other prize nor can it be transferred. When withdrawing, payment will be made to you either by cheque, wire, credit card and/or any other manner which we select, although we will try to provide your preferences. Although payment processing will be made as soon as possible, due to our Security Reviews, payments may be delayed and withheld with us.
Baazi Networks Private Limited will not stand the use of any abusive or offensive language on our chat boards or any other platforms. Also, you are not allowed to make false or damaging comments with regard to the company in any media or forum. We hold the right to reject or delete any text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or any other material that breaches the terms in accordance with our third party content policy posted by you on any platform. Any violation may result in removal of the third party Content, a suspension of your use of the Services and/or any suitable action as may be required by us to ensure the agreement. Please beware of phishing attacks, spoofed emails and links from external third party sources but claiming to be from www.pokerbaazi.com or Baazi Networks. www.pokerbaazi.com/Baazi Networks is not responsible for such emails/messages and/or any loss arising out of clicking on links contained in them.
In case of any technical failures, server crashes , breakdowns, software defects, disruption or malfunction of service, as a policy, Baazi Networks will cancel the games and refund the bet amounts after proper verification and no rake will be taken from such games and you accept that Baazi Networks is not responsible to you in all such cases. Baazi Networks Pvt. Ltd is also not liable for any prospective winnings from any incomplete tournament. Baazi Networks Pvt. Ltd does not hold any liability to any disconnection, lag, freeze or interference in network on the user's computer or any other external networks. In case of any disruption for an ongoing game, the game will be manually cancelled by Baazi Networks Pvt. Ltd and the points/chips shall be refunded irrespective of the status of the game. For any game, Baazi Networks Pvt. Ltd has the right to cancel and refund the points/chips. In no case, other than a server crash, Baazi Networks Pvt. Ltd is accountable for any of the player's disconnections from server.
The company disclaims any and all Warranties, expressed or implied, in connection with the software, the site and the games, all of which are provided to the user "AS IS". You access and use the website at your sole risk. The Company explicitly disclaims all warranties or conditions of any kind, express, implied or statutory, including without limitation the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, the company does not represent or warrant:
a) The quality, fitness for purpose, completeness, merchantability, non-infringement or accuracy of the software, the site and the games.
b) The suitability of the information contained in the documents or other information published on this site.
c) Continuous, error-free, secure or virus-free operation of Pokerbaazi.com or its content including software, games, your account or continued operation or availability of any facility on Pokerbaazi.com.
d) That the defects in the website will be corrected.
e) That the website or the servers that operate the website are free of viruses or other harmful components.
f) That the data, results and information within the website will be correct, accurate, adequate, useful, reliable or otherwise; and g) that the website will meet your needs, requirements or expectations.
g) No person affiliated or claiming affiliation with the Site has authority to extend such Warranties.
You undertake and agree as under:
(a) The Company does not promise or ensure that you will be able to access your account whenever you want. It is entirely possible that you may not be able to access your account or the Services provided by the Company at times or for extended periods of time due to, but not limited to system maintenance and updates.
(b) You are aware that participation in the games of skill organized by us may result in financial loss to you. With full knowledge of the facts and circumstances surrounding the Activity, you are voluntarily participating in the Activity and assume all responsibility for it and risk resulting from your participation, including all risks of financial loss. The Company makes no guarantees, warranties, representations, or other promises relative to the Activity, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any financial loss that you may sustain as a result of participation in the Activity.
(c) You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its employees, directors, officers, and agents harmless with respect to any and all claims and costs associated with your participation in the Activity. You acknowledge that You are solely responsible for any action that arises from Your participation with this Activity or around this Activity, regardless of occurring before, during or after the period of the Activity.
(d) To hereby save, hold harmless, discharge and release the Company from any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages or demands of any kind and nature, whatsoever, that may arise from or in connection with your participation in the Activity.
(e) You will be solely responsible for any delay and/or damage to your computer systems or loss of data that results from installation of website games or software on Your computer and the website expressly disclaims liability for any such failure delay or failure.
(f) You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account access credentials (i.e. username & password) and financial instruments (i.e. credit/debit card number). (g) You agree to assume the entire risk as to the results and performance of any software and/or games availed by you on www.pokerbaazi.com. As such, result and performance among other things
(g) You agree to assume the entire risk as to the results and performance of any software and/or games availed by you on www.pokerbaazi.com. As such, result and performance among other things depends on your Internet connection and hardware. You also assume the entire cost of all servicing, repair and/or correction of your hardware when you access, download or execute software or games available on www.pokerbaazi.com. The Company explicitly disclaims liability for any delay or failure to perform resulting from installation of its games or software on your computer.
(h) You specifically acknowledge, agree and accept that we are not liable to you for:
(i) the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any other player or for anything that turns out to be misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening, obscene or otherwise illegal whether originating from another player or otherwise.
(ii) any loss whatsoever arising from the use, abuse or misuse of your account on our Website.
(iii) any loss incurred in transmitting information from you to our Website by the internet or by other connecting media. (iv) any technical failures, system breakdowns, defects, delays, interruptions, manipulated or improper data transmission, loss or corruption of data or communications' lines failure, distributed denial of service attacks, viruses or any other adverse technological occurrences arising in connection with your access to or use of our Website; (v) the accuracy, completeness or currency of any information services provided or any statistics shown on the Website;
(iv) any technical failures, system breakdowns, defects, delays, interruptions, manipulated or improper data transmission, loss or corruption of data or communications' lines failure, distributed denial of service attacks, viruses or any other adverse technological occurrences arising in connection with your access to or use of our Website.
(v) the accuracy, completeness or currency of any information services provided or any statistics shown on the Website;
(i) You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Company, harmless from all claims, damages and expenses made by any third party arising out of.
(a) your content, or
(c) use of www.pokerbaazi.com by any other person accessing the Services using your username or password, whether or not with your authorization.
(j) The Company reserves the right to change, modify or delete the sites, information, and terms & conditions listed on this site at any time without prior notice.
You clearly understand and agree that the company shall under no circumstances (including, without limitation, in contract, negligence or other tort), be liable for any direct, indirect, ancillary, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages. This includes, but is not limited to injury, claim, loss of data, loss of income, loss of profit or loss of opportunity, loss of or damage to property, damages for monetary loss, goodwill, use, data or other intangible loss (even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from or arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, even if we have been advised or become aware of the possibility of such damages or loss or that such loss was foreseeable. You agree to indemnify us against any claims in respect of any such matter.
This Agreement shall in all respects be governed, interpreted by, and construed in accordance with the laws of India. All disputes, differences, complaints etc., shall be subject to Arbitration under the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitrator will be appointed by the company after due consent from the company and the user. The place of arbitration shall be KOLKATA, West Bengal, India.
There could be instances where the company is not able to receive prompt updates about the change in applicable laws of your place of stay. Please ensure that any activities you engage on the Website are legal as per the applicable laws. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the company or its website from any claim, demand, damage, or loss whatsoever coming out due to your non-compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
Pokerbaazi.com believes in giving its players a world-class gaming experience. www.pokerbaazi.com table chat feature is an important add-on towards this endeavor. www.pokerbaazi.com, however, does not believe in excessive censorship of the chat that takes place on its tables. It's therefore, important that the players understand the etiquettes and rules of the table chat.
Behavior falling in any of the below-mentioned categories may result in revocation of chat privileges of the player, and in certain cases, disqualification of player account from the website. www.pokerbaazi.com reserves full and final authority in any such disciplinary cases.