Tag Archives: Valve Corporation
- Valve Corp’s illegal skin gambling crackdown spills over Team Fortress 2
January 31, 2017
ESports developer Valve Corporation continues to purge online gambling sites taking advantage of its open application program interface. Valve – the folks behind the popular Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) eSports title – this time targeted online gambling sites catering to the first-person shooter multiplayer video Team Fortress 2 by...
- ESports players wagered nearly $5 billion on CS:GO skins in 2016
January 24, 2017
The crackdown against the Counter-Strike skins trading has apparently not spooked gamblers from wagering in the illicit multi-player, first person video game. Citing a research made by the firms Eilers & Krejcik Gaming and Narus Advisors, ESPN reported that some $5 billion was wagered in skins in 2016, of which...
- Valve Corp challenges Washington state to lawyer up or shut up
October 18, 2016
eSports developer Valve Corporation has essentially told Washington state gaming regulators to prove that its facilitating ‘skin betting’ via its online marketplace or else stop grandstanding already. Two weeks ago, the Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC) issued a statement saying it had warned Valve to “immediately stop allowing the transfer...
- 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...
- Valve CSGO Cease & Desist Deadline Reached; Second Letter Sent; CSGOLounge Seek Licensure
August 2, 2016
After the deadline date painted on Valve's CS:GO Cease & Desist letter passed, Lee Davy takes a look at what action the third party sites have made and what Valve's next move is. When Mahatma Gandhi said that Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's...
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