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Can an app allow users to make bets among users and based on the outcome of that bet the winning party will receive payment from the loosing party? Would this require a gambling licence? If not, what are some things that would make it require a gambling licence?

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    Jurisdiction? Many states have no such thing as a gambling license, those that do will have specific rules. – Dale M Aug 24 '15 at 21:50
  • @DaleM what exactly do you mean by jurisdiction? – user2337029 Aug 25 '15 at 14:31
  • If you are asking questions on a law site then you really need to look up the meaning of jurisdiction – Dale M Aug 25 '15 at 21:01
  • @DaleM Like are you asking where the servers would be located? Or where I would be managing said app? Those have the potential to be 2 completely different locations. i.e. I would be in Wisconsin while the servers that host/ run it could be in Sweden. – user2337029 Aug 25 '15 at 21:31
  • Yes and also where the users are - you will have multiple jurisdictions to deal with. – Dale M Aug 25 '15 at 21:36

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