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Valve is in hot water with Washington State over skin gambling

The Washington State Gambling Commission notified Valve Corporation today that it "must immediately stop allowing the transfer of virtual weapons known as 'skins' for gambling purposes through the company's Steam platform." The notice comes as a direct result of a scandal we first reported on back in January. To sum up a long story, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players have been able to earn special cosmetic weapon skins that can be traded or sold to other players.
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