Gambling Laws in Indonesia
There is no legal gambling in Indonesia. The Indonesian Gambling legislation, reaffirms the declaration that Islamic Sharia is to be a basic source of legislation in the country. According to the Sharia, gambling in Indonesia is illegal. This is not the case only with land-based gambling, but with online gambling too, as part of the internet content prohibited under the Sharia refers also to the different varieties of online gambling sites.
Is Online Gambling Legal in Indonesia?
No. Gambling, including online gambling is considered to be illegal in Indonesia.
Online Casinos in Indonesia
As of June 2018, there are no online casinos in Indonesia. Online gambling in the country is prohibited under the Islamic Sharia, so no Indonesian online casino licenses are on the offer. Foreign internet casino sites rarely offer games for play for Indonesian citizens.
Online Poker in Indonesia
Online poker sites in Indonesia are not legal, as of June 2018. Although there are no specific Indonesian online poker laws, the general prohibition on gambling coming from the application of the Islamic Sharia holds for this game too.
Online Lottery in Indonesia
Lotteries in Indonesia do not have any tradition, neither as gambling games nor in charity purposes. As of June 2018, there are no online lotteries in Indonesia. Although there are no separate Indonesian online lottery laws, the general prohibition on gambling coming from the Islamic Sharia, holds for lotto too.
Online Bingo in Indonesia
As it is the case with the other gambling sites, online bingo sites in Indonesia are not legal, as of June 2018. Although there are no specific Indonesian online bingo laws, the general prohibition on online gambling in the country, coming from the Islamic Sharia, holds for this game too.
Online Sports betting in Indonesia
Online sportsbook sites in Indonesia are not legal, as of June 2018. As it is the case with other gambling games, online betting also falls under the general prohibition on gambling coming from the application of the Islamic Sharia. Although there is an active blockage on any online gambling content, illegal access to internet sportsbook sites from Indonesia is frequently reported by many Asian and European online sportsbooks.
Online DFS in Indonesia
There are no online DFS sites in Indonesia. Although the status of internet Daily Fantasy Sports is a frequent topic of discussion between lawmakers worldwide, it is plausible to suppose that this game, notwithstanding the status, will also fall under the prohibition coming from the Islamic Sharia.