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Steam Summer Sale launches, promises a picnic

Posted 06/23 19:15 in Mobile | 0comments

Steam Summer Sale launches, promises a picnic

That glimmer in Gabe Newell’s eye can only mean one thing; the Steam Summer Sale 2016 is under way.If no-one else can help (you to buy more Steam games).

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Valve, It’s Time To Admit You Have a Gambling Problem

Posted 07/06 00:46 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve, It’s Time To Admit You Have a Gambling Problem

But under Valve’s watch, with Valve’s game, using Valve’s application program interface (API), a vast network of unregulated, unrestricted gambling websites has arisen.As pointed out by eSports and videogames attorney Ryan Morrison in a recent Reddit AMA about the CS:GO gambling scene: Valve have other awkward ties to the unregulated underbelly.

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Second Valve lawsuit includes CSGOLotto's Martin and Cassell as defendants

Posted 07/08 21:38 in Mobile | 0comments

Second Valve lawsuit includes CSGOLotto's Martin and Cassell as defendants

A second class-action lawsuit, filed against Valve in Florida on 6 July, has been updated to include CSGOLotto owners Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin and Tom ‘ProSyndicate’ Cassell as defendants.Much like the first lawsuit (brought by Connecticut resident Michael John McLeod in June), this case claims Valve “knowingly allowed an illegal online gambling market and has been complicit in creating, sustaining and facilitating that market”.

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Valve to bar third-party gambling sites from using Steam API

Posted 07/14 00:20 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve to bar third-party gambling sites from using Steam API

In response to last week’s multi-layered Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling controversies, Valve is taking direct action to prevent the use of their Steam API on third-party gambling sites.A statement from Valve’s Erik Johnson is being circulated among press and on Steam, in which he makes clear that “Using the OpenID API and making the same web calls as Steam users to run a gambling business is not allowed by our API nor our user agreements.

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Valve letter tells 23 CS:GO gambling sites to cease and desist

Posted 07/20 23:55 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve letter tells 23 CS:GO gambling sites to cease and desist

Those have since been cleared up, with confirmation from Valve that the letter is authentic.You are using Steam accounts to conduct this business.

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Valve are defendants in another lawsuit, this time from BT

Posted 09/01 00:40 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve are defendants in another lawsuit, this time from BT

In fact, BT sued Google over infringement of the Gittins patent (and others), back in 2011.In that instance, BT claimed “the Android Market, Google Books and Google Music” all infringed on Gittins.

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Valve removes every Digital Homicide title from Steam

Posted 09/17 04:46 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve removes every Digital Homicide title from Steam

At the conclusion of our earlier news report about Digital Homicide’s efforts to subpoena Valve into handing over Steam user information, I wondered how Valve would respond.By de-listing every single Digital Homicide title on Steam.

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Digital Homicide responds to Valve over game removals from Steam

Posted 09/18 16:35 in Mobile | 0comments

Digital Homicide responds to Valve over game removals from Steam

Digital Homicide responds to Steam game removal after attempting to sue customers by preparing to sue ValveDigital Homicide has now released their own statement over the removal of their games from Steam on Friday by Valve.The statement addresses harassment in Steam comments and Valve not taking action against offenders.

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CSGO Lotto wins Motion to Dismiss class action gambling lawsuit

Posted 10/06 17:59 in Mobile | 0comments

CSGO Lotto wins Motion to Dismiss class action gambling lawsuit

CSGO Lotto, the site quietly owned by YouTube users Trevor Martin, Tom Cassell and ‘Josh OG’, has won a Motion to Dismiss the class action gambling lawsuit initially brought against Valve (expanded to include GSCO Lotto) by Michael McLeod.This isn’t the only CS:GO gambling related news today, as it accompanies the Washington State Gambling Commission’s decision to order Valve to end skin trading for gambling purposes via their Steam API.

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Valve miss WA Gambling Commission deadline, will respond today

Posted 10/18 01:12 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve miss WA Gambling Commission deadline, will respond today

The Washington State Gambling Commission are being treated to the full Valve experience, as the company missed the Commission’s imposed deadline of 14 October.According to a press release from the state gambling regulator, Valve have committed to issuing a response today.

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Valve deny any illegal activity in WA Gambling Commission reply

Posted 10/19 00:15 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve deny any illegal activity in WA Gambling Commission reply

They point to a series of cease and desist letters sent in July to “over forty” skins gambling sites of which Valve was aware.The letter does not make note of how long Valve allowed the very same skins sites to go completely unchallenged.

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