Steam Warns Users Against Gambling Site After YouTube Stars Discovered As Owners

Tom Phillips, reporting for EuroGamer: Steam has begun warning users not to use a high-profile Counter-Strike: GO gambling website after its ownership turned out to be two YouTube stars — who were also using YouTube to promote the site. Trevor “TmarTn” Martin and Tom “Syndicate” Cassell are listed in newly-uncovered business records as the president and vice-president, respectively, of online gambling site CS:GO Lotto. The news of CS:GO Lotto’s ownership came as a surprise to viewers who have watched the pair promote the site on their channels, where both YouTube stars can be seen gambling — and winning big money — while using it. Neither had publicly disclosed their full roles in the site. TmarTn had not even disclosed his videos as being promotional tools. Attempt to log in to CS:GO Lotto now and you are greeted with the following warning message: “The URL you are attempting to log in to has been blocked by our moderators and staff. This site may be engaged in phishing, scamming, spamming, or delivering malware.”


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