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Correct, my question is how exactly does my idea falls under a game of chance? When It seems to me that it would falls under a contest of speed and skill?
The following part of your business is what would be considered chance and not skill:
"This means the $10 winners from Monday through Friday all compete against each other for free on Saturday for the Task Master's Crown and to win triple (3) their task element. (Instead of winning $10, the Saturday winners would win $30. $10 x 3 = $30). Let's say that this particular Saturday Winner's Circle task also included an 8 gig IPod Touch as the hidden perk. This means that our scenario user won a total of $40 and an 8 gig IPod Touch from utilizing 3 out of the 10 task points purchased for $8.99. "
Based on what you have written, winning triple and winning the prize is complete chance, unless you have left out what they need to have done to triple their "earnings" and win the prize.
I am sorry, I am still a little lost, because the task on Saturday is for the winners of the week and it does not cost them anything. They will still be competing agianst each other in an undisclose task that would require speed and skill to win.
I guess with my site, since I am offering a service with task competitions, people are purchasing task points to enter into any fun task compettions of their choosing, none of the fun task are by lot or chance like at a casino, but they all require speed and skill to accomplish, which to me is well within the gambling laws of Idaho.
In order to avoid being considered gambling, you would need to focus on the actual skills that would be required. It cannot be a token task, for example. If you focus on that, instead of the prizes, then you may be able to make the business fit within the law.
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