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12/11/2017

article Young people and gamers’ gambling: what are your experiences?
(UK) -- Gambling webpages linked to computer games could face a crackdown, the betting industry’s chief regulator has warned. In August, the head of the Gambling...

12/2/2017

article FTC sternly warns CS:GO gambling fraudsters not to do it again
(Washington D.C.) -- The FTC has finalized its settlement with Trevor "TmarTn" Martin and Tom "ProSyndicate" Cassell, the streamers who used their...

11/14/2017

article The 'Free' CS:GO Skin Industry Is Booming, Following Gambling Crackdown
(USA) -- Gambling for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skins is so 2016. Now, there’s a burgeoning new industry giving them out to players for free. Well: “...

9/10/2017

article CS:GO gambling scandal ends with extremely mild telling off
(Washington D.C.) -- The pair of YouTubers behind last year's CSGO Lotto scandal have escaped fines, or pretty much anything that could possibly be interpreted as a...

9/8/2017

article Federal Trade Commission settles with owners of CSGO Lotto
(Washington D.C.) -- The Federal Trade Commission has come to a settlement agreement with YouTube content creators Trevor "TMarTn" Martin and Thomas "...

8/19/2017

article Isle of Man Issues World’s First ‘Skin-betting’ License
(UK) -- ESP.bet, operator of specialist esports fantasy league and betting website, eSportsPools, has become the proud owner of the first ever gaming license that covers...

6/20/2017

article Former Employee Blows Whistle on “Scam” Skins Gambling Sites
(The Internet) -- Skins gambling “case-opening” sites regularly scam their customers with “inherently dishonest and deceptive” practices. That...

6/19/2017

article How Case Opening Sites Scam Their Customers
(Worldwide) -- Since the introduction of skins to Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive it seems that the community around that game has lurched from one...

4/6/2017

article How do you deal with CS:GO gambling? Legitimize it
(USA) -- Over the past year, the once underground phenomenon of betting on e-sports hit the mainstream. Valve—developer of the first-person shooter Counter-Strike...

3/1/2017

article U.S. Congressman Voices ‘Concern’ Over Skin Gambling, Says ‘Out Of Date’ Gambling Laws Leave Public Vulnerable
(Washington D.C.) -- Skin gambling has made it onto the radar of the federal government. That’s after US Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued a statement...

2/22/2017

article Legality of CS:GO Skin Gambling
(Worldwide) -- The term skin gambling may come as a surprise to many a gambling enthusiast and even old experts in the area. This is because Skin gambling is a very...

1/30/2017

article Valve moves to ban Team Fortress 2 gambling accounts
(Washington) -- If you like to gamble with your skins on Team Fortress 2 sites, be very careful, as Valve is looking to ban any and all Steam accounts associated with...

1/29/2017

article Valve Finally Cracks Down Hard on Gambling
(Internet) -- Gambling on Steam has been a pretty controversial topic the last couple of years. Sites had popped up where people could make wagers on all sorts of random...

1/20/2017

article How Counter-Strike spawned a $5 billion gambling market you've never heard of
(USA) -- On Aug. 9, 2015, two young millionaires worked their way through a pool party on a hotel rooftop in the Hollywood Hills. One was clean-cut, with hypnotic green...

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