I get a surprising number of questions about video game tournaments and whether those constitute gambling. So today I'm going to discuss the.
Here are several Do's and Don'ts for event managers looking to host video game tournaments.
Is it illegal to host a video game tournament, if there will be an entry fee and a prize and may not allow you to use their game for your money -making contest. Do not attempt to run such a contest without proper legal help.
EA Sports and the EA Sports logo are trademarks of Electronic Arts, Inc. Is it illegal to host a video game tournament, if there will be an entry fee and a prize for the winner? Today, games of skill are available on most major media sites like AOL, MSN, and Yahoo, and are complemented by an emerging electronic sports eSports industry that lets professional gamers compete in popular video games with real money at stake. The problem is I live in Iowa and from reading the laws, it seems that "games of skills" are considered gambling. Players that pay an entry fee to participate in a cash tournament with a cash prize for the winner? Below, check out how Skillz navigated cash-prize legislation and avoided becoming an gambling platform stuck waiting for legislation. Mortal Kombat X Tournament Top 8 Finals - Combo Breaker 2016 - Day 3