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Opinion letter for Paypal
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  • Posted: Thu, Mar 29, 2012
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I need an opinion letter for Paypal to pre-approve my website to accept payments with them.

My website is a startup, offering a web-based social gaming experience, where friends can compete against each other at skill based simple games (think Pacman) for money (e.g., each puts $1 and winner takes it all).

I've discussed my business in depth with Paypal, and everyone agrees this is not gambling (skill-based vs chance-based). However, Paypal standard procedure requires a legal opinion that corroborates this fact. They don't need an expert, just any licensed lawyer that can provide a simple opinion.

Here is a great resource on summary for state laws, on the topic of skill-based vs chance-based - from one of the top experts in this field:   [obscured]  -law-us.com/State-Law-Summary/

Moreover, the website gamecolony.com has been doing the same activity with paypal for more than 10 years. Here is their explanation of not-gambling status:   [obscured]  /no_gambling.html

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