Skins Betting Illegal In Netherlands, ‘Further Research’ Required

Dutch regulators have ruled that skins betting will remain illegal in the Netherlands while authorities prepare legislation allowing online gambling for the first time.

The Dutch gambling watchdog, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), this week posted an article on its website clarifying that all forms of e-sports betting are illegal.

Skins betting involves wagering in-game virtual items on e-sports matches, typically virtual weapons such as guns or items of clothing and protective armour, such as in the game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).

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