10957 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
i would have to be able to look my opponent in the eye to play for money.
If you do that...how will you see the board? lol jk
Unlawful Internet gambling is defined as:
online bets made solely on or among Indian tribal lands under enabling laws adopted by the affected tribes and approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission. [Note: no such laws have been adopted or approved at this time.]
The new law, therefore, only applies to online gambling operators who violate other existing state or federal anti-gambling laws. Some commentators on this aspect of the Act conclude that since there are only a handful of states that expressly ban Internet gambling, this law has not accomplished very much.
The better view is that all of the online gambling sportsbooks, casinos and cardrooms violate existing anti-gambling laws of every one of the fifty states. This is because:
Thus, this professional form of unlicensed gambling appears to be illegal whether or not the state has adopted a specific Internet anti-gambling law.
So basically, it all boils down to federal and state laws...but with different states holding different statutes, online gambling becomes very difficult.
Did you see this blog post about the hustler?
Got any bridges for sale?
Hear the rumour that this site may soon be moving offshore, either here in the Bahamas or the Cayman Islands, and also splitting with Facebook, in order to implement this play for money idea?
Fixed that for you.
We play at the park for 10 dollars a game (five each) and a dollar a point in material. Double for checkmate in 30 moves or less. Needless to say, I'm not getting rich.
You can't see the Beauty
I won 2nd on a bullet tournament... :'(
by Sqod a few minutes ago
what are the funnest thing u can say during a chess game
by IMpatzer 4 minutes ago
3/5/2015 - E.Stoddard vs S.Sorenson, corr., 1977
by Dueling_Daddy 17 minutes ago
1000 Worst Places to Play Chess
by slaverobbie 23 minutes ago
Best King and Pawn endgame book
by peepchuy 25 minutes ago
IMPOSSIBLE TO DEFEAT ME!!!
by maximillionalpha 29 minutes ago
100 bullet games wins
by LazyChessPlayer3201 32 minutes ago
by Samantha 46 minutes ago
occasional premium membership?
by RonaldJosephCote 48 minutes ago
Rare Drueke on eBay
by htdavidht 50 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!