COALITION OF GAMING REGULATORS FORMED TO COMBAT GAMBLING IN VIDEO GAMES

On 23rd September, Online Poker.net posted a reaction to the agreement of 16 gambling regulators, including the UK, Malta and the Isle of Man, which say they have joined forces to call on video games companies to address the clear public concern around the risks gambling and some video games can pose to children.  Their declaration mentioned 4 elements – skin betting, loot boxes, social casino gaming and gambling-themed content – which the article goes on to briefly describe.

http://www.onlinepoker.net/poker-news/gambling-legislation/coalition-of-gaming-regulators-formed-to-combat-gambling-in-video-games/43439

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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