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0 Answers | Asked in Gaming for Arizona on
Q: My girl friend bought and gifted me the ps5 and the ps4 we are having disagreements so im thinking of going our ways

I want to know if I can take these gifts with out her calling the cops to retrieve them

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Gaming for Tennessee on
Q: If a company’s support ignores your submission for technical help, can you sue them?

I recently purchased a few items from a gaming company and it cost me about $50, they claim that I gifted the items away today, but that would mean I can’t use the items, but I clearly have proof that I’ve used the items and now they’re gone. The receipt says it’s been returned which means... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gaming on
Q: How can I get money owed to me by a competition website. They are not replying to emails and they owe me $600.

I entered an online fantasy sports game (paid entry), motoxdream360.com, where the prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd were $1000, $500, and $250 respectively. I placed 2nd. I emailed the owner several times and received no responses. I posted on a motocross forum, and the owner replied within minutes,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Entertainment / Sports and Gaming for Mississippi on
Q: Can I place a sports bet at a casino in Mississippi for a friend?

My friend isn’t able to travel to Mississippi so I was going to place a sports bet for him. Is that okay?

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 16, 2021

No. Also, the casino will not allow you to place a sports wager using another persons name.

0 Answers | Asked in Gaming for California on
Q: what does this mean in I-539:Correspondence Was Received And USCIS is reviewing it i

HI .i applied for non immigrant visa extension, i got an approval and after few days i got a status update saying :Correspondence Was Received And USCIS is reviewing it .what does this means ?

0 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Entertainment / Sports and Gaming for California on
Q: Is it legal to get your account deleted without your consent? Assuming you have not broken or violated any of the rules.

My friend got his account deleted on Roblox (a game) despite him having spent a lot of money and time on this game. He has not violated any of the terms and conditions and Roblox refuses to tell him why they deleted his account and they refuse to give it back. This doesn't seem very fair. I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Gaming for Idaho on
Q: Designing cryptocurrency mining pool where proceeds are shared randomly as prizes?

I'm contemplating the design of a cryptocurrency mining pool where proceeds are shared randomly as prizes through the connections rather than evenly as soon as coins are "minted" by the server. There would be full disclosure to users that this is so, prior to connection. No payment... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law, Gaming and Small Claims for Nevada on
Q: My hand was smashed extremely hard between two glass doors at a casino entrance. What's the right way to handle this?

Is there a liability on the casino I should be addressing since this may be an issue on something they should look into.

Thirty days later and my hand is still soar. Nobody there seemed to be of concern. I asked to speak to someone about it and I was asked rather rudly if I needed a... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 20, 2021

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your accident and injuries. At this point, you could reach out to attorneys in your area to discuss in further detail. Most attorneys who handle injury cases offer free initial consults. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming for Florida on
Q: FLORIDA: What is the limit for a prize I can give for winning a music bingo game?

I play music bingo for a bar and we give token prizes to winners. We advertise that this is a NON-GAMBLING event. It is, but I would like to give better prizes. Is there a limit to the value of a prize for a non-gambline event such as mine?

Michael  Mayoral
Michael Mayoral answered on Nov 2, 2021

Review the relevant Florida Statute 849.0931 -

"(5)Except for instant bingo prizes, which are limited to the amounts displayed on the ticket or on the game flare, a jackpot shall not exceed the value of $250 in actual money or its equivalent, and there shall be no more than three...
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0 Answers | Asked in Entertainment / Sports and Gaming for Utah on
Q: Can you file a DMCA takedown for images produced in a game?

I make modifications for a game and make preview images of these mods. A website has been stealing my images and posting them on their website; I have asked them to take them down but they ignore me and block me or don’t respond. Do I have any right to file a DMCA takedown? I have evidence of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure, Entertainment / Sports, Gaming and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: I would like to get this company together for the first few months and then I’ll get it to up and running in no time

I have a question about how my life would be if I got this company and how much money would be made for my future and family is it sure success in the business or what I do need to know if I going to make my money back in wholesale or whole period

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 7, 2021

This question is very general. Many issues you need to address to stay out of trouble. The most common matter is your trademark. You should conduct a research and make sure you are not using others' trademark. Preferably, you should register your own trademark. Other matters include... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Business Law, Gaming and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: Are you required to disclose if you were arrested but never convicted or plead guilty?

I was arrested a while back for marijuana possession and went through a diversion program and the arrest was expunged. What should I do if I forgot to disclose that in filing for a permit with the Mississippi State gaming association as part of an internal auditor application?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 30, 2021

Even if charge refused and diversion completed, your lawyer needs to FILE a Motion to expunge the arrest.

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming for California on
Q: If a CA tribal casino security finds meth in hotel room can they charge as a smoking fee and not report it to cops?

The casino has charged me and my friends more than the deposit of the disclosure charging some people up to $500 for finding meth in the room. Yet they are not reporting it to authority's so its safe to assume they are making these fees up as hush money and not documenting it for auditors. So... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 21, 2021

Yes, they are supposed to report and then the authorities can arrest you and all your friends for possession of a controlled substance, you can be criminally charged and will have to hire attorneys to defend yourselves. You can end up with criminal convictions on your records which will affect... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Patents (Intellectual Property) for California on
Q: How do I patent a sports gambling game? Also should I patent the game or the app?

I want to use my game in an app so do i patent the game or the app?

Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Sep 21, 2021

It may be easier to patent the app, you'd likely want to get intellectual property rights to both the app and the game.

You really need to hire a patent attorney to go over the specifics with you.

2 Answers | Asked in Gaming and Trademark for Missouri on
Q: Since "Pikachu" is internationally trademarked by Nintendo; could I use the name "Vampikachu" as my stream/channel name?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Aug 25, 2021

The standard is whether it is confusingly similar. It depends on the service. If it is gaming, you may have a problem. If it is for industry that is far from that, it should be okay. You should work with an attorney to conduct a thorough research before you start.

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1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Trademark on
Q: I want to buy the trademark of RetroArch, that is a frontend for emulators, game engines and media players.

What is the price? How much must I pay to LibRetro? I am an autistic.

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 14, 2021

You should consult with an attorney, and discuss your needs and options.

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Trademark on
Q: Hi I am Naeem from Pakistan and I want to know how to get tradeMarks for Gaming Studio. provide me detail
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 13, 2021

You need to consult with an attorney.

Check the uspto.gov for more info.

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming for Alabama on
Q: Based on Alabama statute Section 8-1-150 -can i recover the losses we accrued at an illegal gambling establishment?

Illegal gaming/gambling establishment in bessemer al, at 1317 eastern valley rd known as “valley bingo”, operator name unknown, aka “Moe”, believed to be short for Mohammed. Full name unknown.

Nelson Craig Johnson
Nelson Craig Johnson answered on Aug 4, 2021

It appears as though you could potentially recover losses based on this statutory provision; however, I did not find a case where that statute had been used to do so from an illegal gambling establishment. I am also not sure of the legal ramifications (in a criminal context) for admitting to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Gaming for Arizona on
Q: Can I make a fangame legally and distribute it if I don't use the original graphics, sound, or names of characters?

I want to create a fangame based off of the very popular Pokemon franchise from Nintendo, but don't want to be involved in copyright lawsuits. If I create a game with my own monsters which can be caught, battled, level up, and evolve in a world similar to a normal pokemon game, but uses my own... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 3, 2021

It is an interesting idea

Risky proposition

You must consult with an attorney

2 Answers | Asked in Gaming and Trademark for Florida on
Q: If i make a video game and a corporation has trademark on the name for a board game. How does it work will i thus be TM?

Games name we want to be rebound. But, mattel has a trademark on the word Rebound. What legal action could they take against us we named it such. Or are we safe todo so and name it as we please?

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 2, 2021

No, you are not safe

You need to consult with an attorney to understand your risks

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