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Reasons of playing fantasy sports games India 2019

According to a survey on the reasons why gamers chose to play fantasy sports in India,72 percent of the respondents stated that fun and excitement was their main motivation to play such games. About 30 percent of respondents stated that they played because of the opportunity these games provide to win money. Out of the various fantasy sports games available in the Indian market, fantasy cricket was the most popular.

Motivators for playing fantasy sports games in India in 2019*

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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period


Number of respondents

336 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

among gamers who played fantasy sports in the preceding year

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*The total share of respondents is greater than 100, as respondents could choose multiple options.

The exact dates of survey has not been reported by source.

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