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Campaigners hail ban of gambling in video games

Media Contact: Adam Bradford, tel: 07950 313113, adam@saferonlinegambling.org, Rodney Levine-Boateng at 100 Acres Media tel: 07578 639284, rodney@100acres.com Today MPs have argued that so-called ‘loot boxes’ in video games for children should be regulated under gambling law and banned from children. The feature, which allows players to stake real ...

Young people losing millions to addictive gaming – REPORT

Today, a survey by the Safer Online Gambling Group exposes Britain’s hidden epidemic of young people spending millions of pounds every year on in-app purchases and video game add-ons. The survey estimates that young people and families could be losing over £270m each year through so called ‘loot boxes’ which offer the chance to gain greater players or upgrades in ...