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It is a violation of this policy to wager in games in the Second Life® environment operated on Linden Lab servers if such games:
  
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# '''Rely on chance or random number generation to determine a winner,'''
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# '''Rely on the outcome of real-life organized sporting events,'''
  
It is a violation of this policy to wager in games in the Second Life© environment operated on Linden Lab servers if such games:
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AND provide a payout in
  
(1) (a) rely on chance or random number generation to determine a winner, OR (b) rely on the outcome of real-life organized sporting events,
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# '''Linden Dollars (L$)'''
 
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# '''Any real-world currency or thing of value.'''
 
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(2) provide a payout in
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(a) Linden Dollars, OR
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(b) any real-world currency or thing of value.  
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This includes (but is not limited to), for example, Casino Games such as:
 
This includes (but is not limited to), for example, Casino Games such as:
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* Sic Bo
 
* Sic Bo
 
* Slot machines
 
* Slot machines
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It also includes Sports Books or Sports Betting''',''' including the placing of bets on actual sporting events against a book-maker or through a betting exchange.  
 
It also includes Sports Books or Sports Betting''',''' including the placing of bets on actual sporting events against a book-maker or through a betting exchange.  
  
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{{KBnote| If you have more questions about this policy, please refer to the [[Linden Lab Official:Wagering Games FAQ|Wagering Games FAQ]]}}
 
{{KBnote| If you have more questions about this policy, please refer to the [[Linden Lab Official:Wagering Games FAQ|Wagering Games FAQ]]}}
  
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It is a violation of this policy to wager in games in the Second Life® environment operated on Linden Lab servers if such games:

  1. Rely on chance or random number generation to determine a winner,
    OR
  2. Rely on the outcome of real-life organized sporting events,

AND provide a payout in

  1. Linden Dollars (L$)
    OR
  2. Any real-world currency or thing of value.

This includes (but is not limited to), for example, Casino Games such as:

  • Baccarat
  • Blackjack
  • Craps
  • Faro
  • Keno
  • Pachinko
  • Pai Gow
  • Poker
  • Roulette
  • Sic Bo
  • Slot machines

It also includes Sports Books or Sports Betting, including the placing of bets on actual sporting events against a book-maker or through a betting exchange.

Linden Lab will actively enforce this policy. If we discover gambling activities that violate the policy, we will remove all related objects from the inworld environment, may suspend or terminate the accounts of residents involved without refund or payment, and may report any relevant details, including user information, to authorities and financial institutions.

KBnote.png Note: If you have more questions about this policy, please refer to the Wagering Games FAQ

Wagering Games FAQ