Gambling Commission CEO: Loot Boxes “could be” a form of gambling

Regulator calls on developers to address the secondary market of skins betting

The Gambling Commission (UKGC) believes loot boxes within video games “could be” a form of gambling, but a firm definition depends on the exact circumstances in which they are offered. Speaking at the DCMS’ inquiry into so-called addictive and immersive technologies, UKGC CEO Neil McArthur said the commission would “draw the line” on any loot…

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