gambling

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
30,000-Square-Foot eSports Arena Being Developed In Las Vegas To Open in 2018

30,000-Square-Foot eSports Arena Being Developed In Las Vegas To Open in 2018

A nightclub within the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is being converted into a dedicated 30,000-square-foot eSports arena by Allied eSports. Just like regular sports ...

April 14, 2017 at 8:00 pm by
Lottery

National Lottery Accounts Might Have Been Hacked

The National Lottery was first drawn way back in 1994 and the highest jackpot amount reached a whopping £161,653,000. Traditionally, people fill in a paper sheet with their ...

December 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm by

Can The New Big Data Trend Revolutionize Digital Gambling?

Bets, slots, pokies and poker seem like they are a fairly successful niche on their own. Gamblers have been around since mankind’s first days and so were the entrepreneurial ...

October 26, 2016 at 5:33 pm by
YouTube

YouTuber Pleads Not Guilty to Video Game Gambling Charges

YouTube personalities, often referred to as “influencers” have a huge following and behave in an appropriate manner for the most part. Of course, there are ...

October 15, 2016 at 6:40 pm by


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