Counter-Strike Game Maker Faces Suit Alleging Gambling On Video Games

A Connecticut video game player has filed a lawsuit against Valve, accusing the games developer and distributor of allowing illegal betting to occur on the first-person shooter game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).

The plaintiff, Michael John McLeod, claims that Valve and third-party sites “knowingly allowed, supported, and or sponsored illegal gambling by allowing millions of Americans to link their individual Stream accounts to third-party websites.”

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