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.
DEFINITIONS AND GETTING STARTED
DEFINITION OF THE TERM 'MEMBERSHIP'
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.
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 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.
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. 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
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. 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 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.
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.