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Opinion Letter for PayPal
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  • Posted: Wed, Jul 25, 2012
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We need an opinion letter for Paypal to pre-approve our website to accept payments with them.

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

We've discussed our 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, there are several competing sites to ours that have been in business for a while that also use PayPal. (draftstreet.com, fanduel.com, draftday.com, MSN Cash Games).

So the job should quite simple - we...

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