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UK Launches Crackdown On Gambling Ads In Children’s Content

Crackdown On Gambling Ads There has been a very long-standing argument in many world governments as to the effects of gambling on children. We have, for example, seen loot ...

February 14, 2019 at 1:50 pm by

Betting Sites Offer Odds On Game Of Thrones Final Season

Game Of Thrones Earlier this week, HBO finally announced some of the hottest and most anticipated news in TV. Specifically, the date in which the final series of Game of ...

January 15, 2019 at 10:26 am by

Federal Trade Commission To Investigate Loot Boxes

Federal Trade Commission To Investigate Loot Boxes Loot boxes (or crates if you prefer) are perhaps one of the most controversial parts of modern gaming. The boxes, which are ...

November 29, 2018 at 3:44 pm by
Australian Govt. Calls for "Comprehensive Review" of Loot Boxes

Australian Govt. Calls for “Comprehensive Review” of Loot Boxes

Loot Boxes Under Fire Down Under Almost at the same time as the United States Federal Trade Commission confirmed an investigation will be underway regarding loot boxes, ...

November 28, 2018 at 10:48 pm by

Survey Says Loot Boxes ‘Psychologically Similar’ To Gambling

Survey Finds Loot Boxes Are ‘Psychologically Similar’ To Gambling Loot crates in games have certainly been a huge focus of attention over the last year. The matter ...

September 18, 2018 at 11:58 am by
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Valve Tells Dota 2 Teams Not To Accept Gambling Sponsors

Dota 2 Teams Told Not To Accept Gambling Sponsors It’s a popular opinion shared by many. The day eSports made it was the day that gambling firms started accepting bets ...

August 15, 2018 at 2:18 pm by

Valve Shut Down Loot Boxes For CS:GO In Belgium and Holland

Valve Shut Down Loot Boxes For CS:GO In Belgium and Holland Loot boxes have been the subject of much discussion in the last year. With ever-growing reports of people spending ...

July 13, 2018 at 11:59 am by
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EA To Reveal Loot Box Odds In Fifa 19 and Madden

EA Confirm That Loot Box Odds Will Be Revealed On Fifa 19 The Fifa franchise is certainly one of EA’s most lucrative series. Every year they release a game that is ...

June 30, 2018 at 4:10 pm by
StarCraft II Going Free-To-Play Starting November 14

Professional Starcraft Player Arrested For Alleged Match Fixing

Professional Starcraft 2 Player Arrested In the last 5 years, the world of online gaming has expanded massively both in terms of provides and prize monies. As with many ...

March 16, 2018 at 1:48 pm by
ESRB Starts Labeling Video Games with Microtransactions

ESRB Starts Labeling Video Games with Microtransactions

Lootboxes, Microtransactions and In-Game Purchases The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is adding a new feature besides an age advisory to video games. The American ...

March 1, 2018 at 2:42 pm by
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Apple Introduce New Rules On App Loot Boxes

Apple Introduce New Loot Box Rules For some, obtaining that elusive in-game skin is a must-have fashion accessory. To obtain these, generally, gamers have two options. To ...

December 22, 2017 at 10:58 am by
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UK Gambling Commission Reaffirms that ‘Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling’

The UK Gambling Commission has reaffirmed that loot boxes do not form a part of gambling Loot boxes and their potential role in gambling has been under scrutiny this year. Put ...

November 25, 2017 at 12:37 pm by

Belgium Gaming Commission Still Deliberating ‘Loot Boxes’ Issue

UPDATE: November 22, 2017: It appears that the commission is still deliberating about the topic and that a miss-translation of Belgium’s Minister for Justice, Koen ...

November 21, 2017 at 11:34 pm by
EA Pulls Out All In-Game Purchases from Star Wars Battlefront II

EA Pulls Out All In-Game Purchases from Star Wars Battlefront II

EA and DICE have their hands full with the massive negative publicity Battlefront II has been garnering since its launch. They have since more or less apologized for the ...

November 17, 2017 at 5:25 am by
Star Wars Battlefront II Lootboxes Under Investigation in Belgium

Star Wars Battlefront II Loot Boxes Under Investigation in Belgium

Belgium’s Gaming Commission is investigating a possible violation of terms concerning loot boxes in games. Specifically, EA’ Star Wars Battlefront II and ...

November 17, 2017 at 3:47 am by