Video Games & Mobile Apps

Need a legal expert in the video game or mobile app industry?

Dan Artaev has provided high-level consulting to domestic and international companies specific to the skill-based real-money game industry and various other gaming law topics. If you are considering investing into a specific sector, looking to acquire or sell a gaming company, or need a legal opinion for your own operation, we can provide you with the services you need. Experienced and knowledgable, Artaev at Law is your go-to gaming law firm.

Get your game or app to market.

Web 3.0 specific legal issues, including securities law and gambling law analysis.

Legal opinions under U.S. Federal

Terms and conditions appropriate for your product.

Compliance with Facebook, Apple, Google, and other platforms’ rules and regulations.`

Gaming is our business too.

Emerging legal issues specific to Web 3.0 and play-to-earn gaming.

Gaming innovation with collect-to-earn and skill-to-earn platforms.

Player-to-player sports wagering and fantasy sports derivations.

License agreements, intellectual property protection, and other contracts.

High-level, global, expert consulting.

Whether you are investing in gaming, want to acquire a gaming company, or simply want to get into the fast-growing global industry, we can provide customized and on topic consulting to help you do it right.

We are up-to-date on all the latest legal developments affecting the gaming industry all over the world.

Dan Artaev frequently writes about legal topics that affect the gaming industry.

FREE Business Law Essentials for the Modern Video Game Company

As a game developer, unless you are working on the new Ace Attorney game, law and lawyers are the last thing on your mind. But no matter how high-tech, innovative, and cutting-edge your product, video games and mobile apps are still a business and there are industry-specific legal areas to consider.

Play-to-Earn Web 3.0 Gaming Law Resources:

Are Play-to-Earn Video Games Legal in the United States?

Are play-to-earn games legal? The answer depends on the specifics of the game. For many gaming developers, play-to-earn is a lucrative business model in 2023 and beyond. These games…

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Real-Money Games of Skill Resources:

A Guide to Getting Your Skill-Based Real-Money Game Approved in the United States

Skill-based real-money gaming has been a popular form of entertainment across the world for hundreds of years. From Roman legionnaires wagering on…

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Is Playing Video Games for Real Money Legal? It May Depend on the Game

Skill-based real-money gaming is a growing industry worldwide. Previously, I wrote about the legality of playing casual games like Solitaire and bingo derivatives…

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Are Skill-Based or Pure-Skill Real Money Games Legal in the United States?

Skill-based, pure-skill, or simply real-money skill games are a hot new trend in the online gaming market. Games offered on mobile platforms like the iPhone and devices running…

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Real-Money Skill Gaming in the U.S: Is Your Game More Fantasy Sports or Pure Contest?

In 2021, there are many opportunities to play games for real money online, even if your particular state does not offer full-scale online casino operations. Daily Fantasy Sports (or “DFS”) is…

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The Three Types of Skill-Based Real-Money Games: Room for Innovation, Not Stagnation

The skill-based real-money gaming market remains a popular and innovative business environment. The draw for players is that they can play games and win real money, but also improve…

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The Facts About Real-Money Skill Gaming: Dispelling 5 Common Internet Myths

Artaev at Law advises companies looking to launch new technologies and tap into the skill-based real-money game market in the United States. In keeping up with the latest legal…

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How to Advertise Real-Money Skill Games on Facebook in 2022: A Legal Opinion is Necessary

In August 2022, Facebook updated its real-money gaming and gambling advertising application process. The updated form streamlined some of the required information and still requires…

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International Skill-Based Real-Money Gaming: Is It Legal?

Previously, I wrote about the legality of skill-based real-money gaming in the United States. But the U.S. is not the only country where skill-based games are popular – real money competition…

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IRS Rulings on Daily Fantasy Sports Wagering: What Does This Mean for Skill-Based Gaming?

Real-money skill-based games are very popular across the world and the United States is no exception. Generally, real-money skill games allow players to compete against others in various…

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