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§ 12-114. eSports competition

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Gaming--Statewide Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. General Provisions
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 12-114
§ 12-114. eSports competition
“eSports competition” defined
(a) In this section, “eSports competition” means a competition involving video games, including first-person shooters, real-time strategy games, and multiplayer online battle arenas in which:
(1) players compete against each other; and
(2) the dominant element determining the results is the relative skill of the players.
Prizes
(b) An organization conducting an eSports competition may offer prize money or merchandise to winning participants in the eSports competition.
Regulations
(c) The Comptroller may adopt regulations to carry out this section.

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Added by Acts 2019, c. 338, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 12-114, MD CRIM LAW § 12-114
Current through legislation effective through April 21, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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