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Valve facing criminal charges over Counter-Strike gambling

Following months of scandals stemming from Counter-Strike gambling rings, Valve faces criminal charges leveled by the Washington State Gambling Commission (via Kotaku). The latest chapter in this ongoing saga started around the end of September, when the WSGC issued a letter giving Valve until October 14—last Friday—to "respond and explain" how Steam complied with state gambling laws in light of the litany of gambling controversy.
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