Counter-strike: Global Offensive betting has moved up Valve’s agenda. As good as its word, Valve has begun the promised crackdown on Counter-strike: Global Offensive gambling sites. A copy of a cease-and-desist letter from Valve’s general counsel Karl Quackenbush has been doing the rounds, and the developer confirmed its authenticity with Kotaku. The letter names 23 […]
Recently, some high-profile video game streamers have been exposed as owning third-party gambling sites where players can bet on the outcome of matches for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive — an obvious conflict of interest. Last week,...Show More Summary
Counter-Strike gambling is disappearing from the internet. Quickly. SEE ALSO: Esports creeping beyond livestreams and onto TV networks After a number of questionable Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling websites were exposed asShow More Summary
The niche world of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skin gambling is starting to crumble. Last week, two YouTube personalities were outed as the owners of CS:GO Lotto, a third-party gambling website that used CS:GO weapon skins as currency for online casino games. Show More Summary
Last week, two YouTubers were exposed for being the owners of a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling site called CSGOLotto, which they promoted on their respective channels without disclosure. It was a rather large […]
The Steam API is being used to power potentially illegal gambling, and Valve is not amused. Well, it’s finally happened: Valve has spoken up on the Counter-strike: Global Offensive gambling scandal. In a public statement, the Steam developer distanced itself from third-party gambling sites. “We’d like to clarify that we have no business relationships with […]
In light of the recent spotlight placed on gambling websites build around Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, game developer and Steam platform holder Valve has at last felt the need to issue a public statement. It's about time. Here's...Show More Summary
Rocket League developer Psyonix is taking a stand on an issue Valve has been painfully slow to address. An upcoming Rocket League update will introduce a new loot system similar to Counter-strike: Global Offensive. Players will be able to purchase keys to unlock random drop crates containing cosmetic items, as part of developer Psyonix’s efforts […]
Eight professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams faced off Friday for the ESL One Cologne quarterfinals, which gave us some entertaining matchups. There was the back and forth between Team Liquid and Natus Vincere, capped off...Show More Summary
The CS:GO gambling controversy exposes the deep ethics problems facing YouTubers.
What would you do if got caught promoting a highly profitable Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling website without disclosing the fact that you owned it? Well, Trevor "TmarTn" Martin found himself in that situation earlier this week, and he chose to post an apology video where he sits in the foyer of his expensive house and makes a sad face at his dog
The drama continues. Above you can view an apology video issued by Trevor Martin, better known as TmarTn in the wake of revelations regarding his role in a third-party Counter-strike: Global Offensive gambling company. Martin’s video follows PsiSyndicate’s admission that he was paid to participate in rigged videos, but his role in the ongoing Counter-strike: […]
Comment, like, subscribe... disclose. A number of well-known, gaming-focused YouTube personalities are in trouble over videos relating to gambling in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. They all shared positive videos about third-party...Show More Summary
YouTube personalities Tom Cassell (ProSyndicate) and Trevor Martin (TmarTn) have been caught in a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) betting scandal shortly after it was discovered they’re owners of a weapon skin gambling site,...Show More Summary
At least one video game lawyer has received multiple emails from private individuals wishing to take TmarTn to court. So many people want to sue Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scammers It’s been an tumultuous week for the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skin betting community, which kicked off with news that two prominent YouTube stars owned CSGOLotto and […]
New information has surfaced regarding a second scandal involving gambling within the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community. Popular YouTuber Lewis PsiSyndicate has admitted to partaking in rigged gambling schemes to help promote a new Russian CS: GO gambling site called SteamLoto.
Over the holiday weekend, a whole load of dirt got thrown into the already murky waters of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling scene. Popular YouTubers Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin and Tom ‘ProSyndicate’ Cassell were revealed to be key staff of a skin gambling site they’ve promoted (sans overt disclosure of that fact) on multiple occasions. Read more...
It looks like that scandal involving two Counter-Strike: Global Offensive YouTubers and the gambling site they secretly owned was just the first domino to fall
YouTubers Trevor “TmarTn” Martin and Tom “ProSyndicate” Cassell are well known for making Counter-Strike: Global Offensive videos. Between the two of them, they have over ten million subscribers. Their more popular videos involve the […]
A string of suicide bombings struck three cities in Saudi Arabia on Monday in what looked like a rare coordinated series of attacks that marked the fourth set of terrorist offensives in less than a week that appear tohave been carried out by ISIS militants. Show More Summary