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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Adds Monetized Graffiti

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of Valve’s biggest money makers, despite its relatively low price. In fact, it’s arguable that the price for the game serves more as a way…

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[Updated] Washington State Gambling Commission Orders Valve to Stop Skin Trading

UPDATE – We have received word from Doug Lombardi at Valve: Back in July we posted about third-party gambling sites (http://store.steampowered.com/news/22883/). Our position has not changed and so far we’ve…

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EDM DJ Steve Aoki Acquires eSports Organization Rogue

Everybody’s favorite cake-throwing/trampoline-jumping EDM DJ Steve Aoki has purchased and announced the new partnership with the nascent eSports organization Rogue during Aoki’s performance at this year’s Twitchcon. The press release…

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Na’vi out, Epsilon in for ECS Development League

Epsilon eSports stepped in on short notice to replace Natus Vincere as one of the four invited teams to participate in the debut season of the Esports Championship Series Developmental…

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CSGO Lounge Seeking Gambling License for Future

On July 20, 2016, Valve sent cease and desist letters to a number of Counter Strike: Global Offensive skin lottery websites. These websites, which include but are not limited to…

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Phantoml0rd CSGOShuffle Skype Logs Analysis

It has recently been revealed that James “PhantomL0rd” Varga may have been in a business relationship with the Counter Strike: Global Offensive gambling site CSGOShuffle beyond what he disclosed publicly. Mr. Varga…

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Valve Sends Cease and Desist Letters to CS:GO Gambling Sites

Last week, Valve posted a response to the recent scandals involving Counter Strike: Global Offensive gambling websites, stating that they were aware of the situation and would be taking action.…

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Valve Responds To Gambling Scandals

TechRaptor staff writers and editors have covered recent scandals involving third-party Counter Strike: Global Offensive skin gambling websites and YouTube stars. The third-party websites were a way for players to…

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[Updated] CSGO Lotto Owner Apologizes For Confusion

We reported yesterday that TMarTn and Syndicate had been discovered to be the owners of CSGO Lotto, a Counter Strike: Global Offensive skin gambling website. This story is developing and today, Trevor…

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[Corrected] PsiSyndicate Admits to Receiving Rigged SteamLoto Boxes

[Important Notice: The writer of this article posted some information that was incorrect and implied that PsiSyndicate received his boxes from CSGOLotto, the site that Martin and Cassell are alleged…