Lawsuit Against Valve Over Skin Gambling Could Face Significant Hurdles - Esports Betting Report

A recently-filed lawsuit that targets game developer Valve over the company's alleged involvement in the skin gambling market may struggle to gain traction, according to legal experts. The suit was first reported by Polygon. You can read the complaint ...

Player Sues Valve Software for Enabling Underage Gambling on Counter-Strike - Fortune

On Thursday, a player named Michael John McLeod filed suit against Valve Software, accusing the game maker of enabling and indirectly profiting from illegal gambling surrounding its game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The gambling operations allow ...

Guy Loses Money Gambling On Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Sues Game Manufacturer Valve For His Losses - The Inquisitr

The following article is entirely the opinion of Aaron Homer and does not reflect the views of the Inquisitr. A Connecticut man who lost money gambling on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – a game that was never intended for gambling – has sued ...

Someone is suing Valve over CSGO skin gambling - KitGuru

One of the core elements to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's success is the item skin trading system. People buy keys to crates, sell old skins and buy new ones on the Steam marketplace constantly but there is also a vert successful, though ...

Valve accused of promoting 'illegal online gambling;' 'Counter-Strike' player files lawsuit - International Business Times, India Edition

A new lawsuit accuses Valve of facilitating and making profits out of an "illegal online gambling." Aditya Bhat. June 25, 2016 13:42 IST. Valve faces lawsuit. A Twitter/ESLCS. A "Counter-Strike" player has accused Valve Corporation, the game developer ...

Valve not letting Steam users gift Counter Strike: GO during Summer Sale - Gamasutra

In what would be considered an unusual move for most game developers, Valve has temporarily disabled gifting of Counter Strike: Global Offensive during the Steam Summer Sale. Commenting on Reddit, Valve's Ido Magel provided a statement on why the ...

Counter-Strike Player Sues Valve Over 'Illegal' Weapon Skin Gambling - Kotaku

In Counter-Strike, players can earn, trade, and sell cosmetic flourishes for their weapons. Over time, this has given rise to a thriving unofficial gambling scene. Players bet skins with real world value on CSGO eSports matches. For some, it's a means ...

Valve Faces Lawsuit Over Video Game Gambling - Bloomberg

The company's failure to crack down on sites that use its virtual goods as currency for bets makes it complicit in a billion-dollar gambling industry, the suit charges. by. Joshua Brustein. @joshuabrustein More stories by Joshua Brustein. and. Eben ...

Valve is being sued for running a "illegal online gambling market" with Counter Strike: Global Offensive - GameZone

A lawsuit has been filed against Valve for allowing a "illegal online gambling market" to grow and flourish within the massively popular game Counter Strike: Global Offensive. According to the lawsuit, Valve has "knowingly allowed ... and has been ...

Valve Sued for Promoting 'Illegal Gambling' in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - NDTV

Valve isn't just the company behind Steam - the world's most biggest PC game digital distribution service. It's also the maker of hits such as Half-Life 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). And it seems that the latter has got the company in ...

Counter-Strike Player Sues Valve Over Alleged Gambling - Ubergizmo

M9_Bayonet_Crimson_Web Back in the days when Counter-Strike was still new-ish, stuff like spray paints were simply a way to taunt your enemies or to declare your victory, nothing more, nothing less. These days Valve has found a way to make it more ...

Valve Receive Lawsuit Regarding CS:GO Betting Skins - Dexerto

In what appears to be the case of a disgruntled gambler losing money, Valve has received a lawsuit regarding CS:GO betting skins. What does that mean? Essentially the Counter Strike developer is getting sued because they're not regulating third party ...