This piece has been authored by Karthik Subramaniam, a second year student at NALSAR University of Law. It discusses the debate surrounding Fantasy Gaming Leagues and gambling.
Spectator sports have been popular since time immemorial. fantasy sports leagues across the world have gained huge fan bases and manage to rake in massive revenues. The National Football League (NFL), the premier American Football tournament in the United States managed to generate revenue of around 13,680 million USD in 2017, which surpasses the GDP of almost 64 countries. Many individuals see these leagues as geese that lay golden eggs, thereby, motivating them to get involved.