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British scientists believe that luchbox pushing children into gambling

Call to ban sale of loot boxes to children.



British scientists believe that luchbox pushing children into gambling Game industry


Claire Murdoch, Director of mental health National health service England (NHS), has webnovela disputes about loot-boxes, saying that they push young people into gambling, being "below radarov" of gasregulating.

"Frankly, no company should encourage children to edikli, teaching them to gamble on the contents of these loot boxes", she said. "No firm needs to sell to a roulette with an element of randomness, so Yes, this practice must cease."

Loot boxes are not currently regulated by the gambling Commission of the UK, because their content cannot be monetized. In the report it is called a "loophole", because "in spite of this, third-party web sites that sell game accounts and rare items, are commonplace and easy to find in places like eBay".

Murdoch urged the publishers to prevent game whose loot-boxes stimulate children to gambling, and to impose restrictions on the expenses, inform the players the chance to get every item before buying loot box "to Help parents, raising their awareness about the risks of in-game expenses".

With regard to these risks, the report States: "In the course of investigations were found numerous cases when the children spend money without the knowledge of their parents, including a 16-year-old pays £ 2,000 for a basketball game and a 15-year-old loses £ 1,000 in a shooter".
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  • Date: 01 January 2020 12:00

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