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Irish Govt. Backs Down from Labelling Loot Boxes as Gambling

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Ever since last year’s Star Wars: Battlefront II loot box fiasco, a number of governments have been looking into regulatory and legislative measures that would classify video game loot boxes as a form of gambling. One country that was seemingly headed to that direction was Ireland – it joined 15 other countries in signing a […]

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Millennials Are Gambling More on Their Mobile Device?

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Gambling is considered a problem especially among millennials in the UK. In fact, phones are becoming a tool that is used for gambling. With the temptation to have a gambling app, it simply leads to gambling habits that can be hard to control. Phones can be distracting enough especially when you are dealing with apps […]

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Defiance After Sarah Harrison’s Warning over Sexist Event

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It is true that over the years, gambling has targeted men. Probably it is because of how men conduct themselves and have ingrained risky behaviors. However, given how times have changed, chief executive of the Gambling Commission Sarah Harrison mentioned that the body could boycott future ICE Total Gaming Events for the fact that these […]

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Stopping the Gambling Industry’s Sexism?

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Things that are exciting usually sell. That only means that adrenaline pumping gambling activities and sex are two of the top reasons why men go to gambling events. However, UK’s gambling regulator on Monday calls on the industry to stop its sexist activities. Gambling Commission chief executive Sarah Harrison warns that the regulator could boycott […]

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