The Legality of Skill Gaming
Skill-based gaming has a well-established legal, social and commercial history. From classic board games to major sports tournaments, games of skill have long offered participants a chance to compete based on one’s ability. Today, games of skill are available on most major media sites like AOL, MSN, and Yahoo, and are complemented by an emerging electronic sports (eSports) industry that lets professional gamers compete in popular video games with real money at stake.
Skillz is a platform that advances this trend, enabling skill-based multiplayer tournaments on mobile devices while offering gamers the ability to compete for cash prizes. Games powered by Skillz take the clear distinction as being games of skill – and not games of chance — a difference which makes Skillz cash tournaments legal in the majority of the United States and Canada.
Why Skillz powered games
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The Predominance Test
The predominance test is the most commonly used indicator of whether a game is
The Material Element Test
The material element test is the second most commonly used test in the U.S. and is relied upon by 8 states to evaluate whether a game is
Skillz provides a forum for safe, friendly, and competitive entertainment with monetary stakes tied to the competition of players at all levels. Skillz operates in full compliance with U.S. Federal and State laws, verifying the residency of anyone seeking to open an account and using