Is Skill a Game of Chance?
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By GFG Games
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According to one court, a game of skill is still a game of chance.  See the below case law:

“No game can be a game of skill alone. In any game in which even great skill is required, chance must play a certain part. Even a skilled player in a game of mere skill may be lucky or unlucky, so that even in a game of mere skill, chance must play its part. But it is not necessary to decide in terms of mathematical precision the relative proportion of chance or skill when deciding whether a game is a game of mere skill. When in a game the element of chance strongly preponderates, it cannot be a game of mere skill.”
 

  • - See M.J. Sivani and Ors. v. State of Karnataka and Ors.
 
 
The above case law is the only thing we could find on records that go into this level of detail linking Chance, and its involvement in Skill Games.  The case law is from India, but that country is a couple years advanced compared to the US in adult gaming.  This is why you have the Golden Ticket with Gold Fusion's No-Chance feature called Full Disclosure.  
 
 
The no chance feature completely allows usage without violating the "Chance" in law.  Many municipalities are starting to catch on that games of "Skill" are still games of Chance.  The best thing you can do for your security is to make it clear that the games do not have any chance.  Should you need help please cal us or use the below video:
 

Chance is defined as 

 
Dillingham v. McLaughlin, 264 U.S. 370 (1924)
 

 

 

The information provided herein is not intended to be legal or compliance advice. Gold Fusion software products include multiple settings and licensee-selectable options that should be used only upon the advice of legal counsel who advises the end user licensee regarding how the licensee can comply with the end user's covenant of lawful operation in the jurisdiction where the software product is used. The end user licensee must not assume that all software products and all settings are lawful for use in all jurisdictions, or lawful for use in connection with all methods of retail operation. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES TO THAT EFFECT.

 

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