Tag Archives: Skin Betting
- FTC lets skin betting shills TmarTn and ProSyndicate off the hook
September 7, 2017
A pair of eSports promoters has pretty much gotten away with shilling for a skin betting site without disclosing their ownership of said site. On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission released a consent order of a settlement it reached with Trevor Martin (aka TmarTn) and Thomas Cassell (aka ProSyndicate) for...
- eSports skin betting sites targeted by Russia’s telecom watchdog
July 20, 2017
Russia’s telecom watchdog is taking a harder look at eSports skin betting sites due to their resemblance to an ‘online casino for children.’ Russia’s hyper-vigilant Roskomnadzor agency recently added several eSports-related domains to its ever expanding online blacklist, including skingames.co, csgo.tm and csgofast.com, all of which offer Russian-language skin betting...
- UK Gambling Commission release eSports betting position paper
March 16, 2017
The boss of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has publicly warned parents that they need to guard against their kids blowing their lunch money on eSports skin betting sites. On Wednesday, UKGC CEO Sarah Harrison (pictured) issued a statement alerting parents to the “dangers of gambling associated with video games.”...
- Norwegian Gaming Authority tightens the noose on skin betting
March 15, 2017
The Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) is taking direct aim at gambling operators who are illegally offering skin betting in the country amid rising cases of underage gambling. In a note dated March 3, the NGA warned operators will face sanctions should they be caught offering skin betting in its jurisdiction....
- Washington State warns Valve Corp to halt eSports skin betting via Steam
October 5, 2016
Gambling regulators in Washington state have ordered eSports game developer Valve Corporation to clamp down on ‘skin’ betting or face the consequences. On Wednesday, the Washington State Gambling Commission issued a statement saying it had warned Valve to “immediately stop allowing the transfer of virtual weapons known as ‘skins’ for...
- CSGO Lounge shuts down skin gambling operations
August 18, 2016
ESports game developer Valve Corp.’s crackdown on video game skin gambling websites is finally paying off more than a month after the skin scandal broke out. The latest and biggest casualties in this war on skin gambling websites is CS:GO Lounge, which has made an announcement on Facebook on Wednesday...
Legality of CS:GO Skin Gambling
February 23, 2017
Unikrn rolls out cryptocurrency for eSports betting
June 20, 2017