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 upon any use of any section of this Website. Click on any of the following links to use that section directly.
DEFINITIONS AND GETTING STARTED
- M/s Baazi Networks Private Limited and all its subsidiaries, from here on called the 'company' (the company could also be referred to as 'we', 'us', 'our' and other such adjectives).
- Company’s website www.pokerbaazi.com, from here on is referred to as the 'website'.
- ‘You’ shall mean the person using the Website and/or the products and services offered by the Company on the Website, from here on will be referred as 'you', 'your', 'user' or 'player'.
- The terms of services, products or information and their usage set out herein and those incorporated herein by reference, shall from here on be collectively referred to as 'Terms and conditions'.
- ‘Rake’ shall mean a percentage of the pot money placed by you/user that is deducted by the Company as fee towards use of the products and services offered on the Website. The percentage deducted shall vary based on the amount of money placed by a player in the pot. Such percentage shall be determined at the sole discretion of the Company.
- ‘Rake back’ shall mean a percentage of the Rake given to an Affiliate/user as an incentive.
DEFINITION OF THE TERMS 'MEMBERSHIP'
The Website and its membership are strictly restricted to one user only and in no way should be considered to be a multi-user account/membership . In the event the user is a proprietorship concern, such user shall ensure that the name given to obtain membership shall be the same as the name on the PAN card used for using the products/services on the Website. 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 by providing their current and valid credentials. You hereby undertake to provide all valid credentials and represent and warrant to the Company that you shall not share these credentials/account details with any other person and in such event, you shall keep the Company and its affiliates fully indemnified from any damage/injury resulting therefrom.
SERVICES NOT OFFERED BELOW THE AGE OF 18
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 the declaration of age provided by you at the time of registration is genuine and we may prohibit usage of the Website to a person if proof of age is not provided upon request 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 (as listed under ‘Legality’).
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SERVICES NOT OFFERED IN STATES OF ASSAM, TELANGANA, ODISHA AND GUJARAT
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. Such user shall keep the Company, its affiliates, officers, representatives and agents fully indemnified from such misrepresentation. 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.
SERVICES NOT OFFERED OUTSIDE THE COUNTRY
You confirm that you are not accessing the Services to play cash games from outside India. If an user residing outside India 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. Such user shall keep the Company, its affiliates, officers, representatives and agents fully indemnified from such misrepresentation.
ACCOUNT CREATION AND MAINTAINANCE
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 with valid credentials and declaration of age, as sought at the time of registration. You may not share your account with any other person nor 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 using the products/services on our Website with immediate effect. 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. You agree to keep yourself updated in respect of the rules and regulations, which are subject to change from time to time, at the sole discretion of the Company. The rules that govern the games, products 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. However, if any rules are not explicitly mentioned on the website,The user is encouraged to seek clarification by using the customer support services offered. The interpretation/decision of the company and/or its website will be final and you agree to abide by them by accepting the terms and conditions.
SHARING OF PASSWORD AND OTHER PLAYER RESPONSIBILITIES
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, whether or not made by you.
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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 and you agree that you shall not hold the Company/Website liable or responsible for such content in any manner. Such content should be brought to the notice of the website/Company. 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.
All deposits and withdrawals made by players are maintained in an Escrow Account by the Company. This account holds and dispatches funds to players as and when withdrawal requests are placed. Only the amount generated via Rake is transferred from this Escrow Account to a separate account of the Company (which is maintained by the Company for receiving the Rake). Such transfers shall happen once every 15 days.
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 and/or resulting from any activity through your Account.
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 are not attributable to us and the same do not entitle you to 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 products/services offered on the Website. You agree not to post any offensive, obnoxious, indecent or unsolicited content on the Website including but not limited to any advertisement, promotional material, your personal information or such other details. In the event of such posting, you shall keep the Company/Website indemnified from and against all direct and indirect damage/loss resulting therefrom.
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 the account with respect to 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 or use of the products offered on the Website. You understand that your victory in any game is purely based on your skill.
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, rakings or any other attributes appearing in, originating from or associated with the Website or by using any Services.