Is it legal to make and manage an online first person shooter tournament with fees?

I'd like to start an online FPS tournament game where all players wager a small amount of money before each round and the winners take a certain percentage of the funds . Depending on their skills and positions at the end of each round(1st,second,...), the amount varies.

Gaithersburg, MD -

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John Scott Swimmer

John Scott Swimmer

Native American Law Attorney - Shorewood, WI

Recent legislation has made online gaming legal depending on your state. Also depending on the structure you may be able to legally conduct your tournament. This is a highly regulated area of the law and you must consult with a qualified attorney to ensure compliance with the law.

This is not intended as legal advice. It is only provided for educational purposes and cannot be relied upon as... more

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