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Loot boxes might soon be classified as gambling in Sweden

Following the announcement that Germany’s Youth Protection Commission is considering an outright ban on loot boxes, Sweden will potentially be classifying the practice as gambling by early 2019. The shift in categorisation would mean that any game to include loot boxes would be subject to much harsher regulations under Swedish …

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UK government forced to respond on Loot Box gambling concerns

Update 17/10/17: Conservative MP and former Culture, Media and Sport committee member, Tracey Crouch, has officially responded to Cambridge Labour MP, Daniel Zeichner’s questions. Unfortunately, the government has yet to respond to Connor Rhys Deeley’s ongoing petition which seems well on its way to achieving its 100,000-signature goal. Original story: Last week, game …

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Too legit to quit: CS GO betting site seeks gambling license

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One of the world’s largest Counter Strike: Global Offensive betting sites, CSGO Lounge, has announced that it is applying for an official gambling license, in order to legitimise itself. This comes after it received a cease and desist letter from Valve, as well as a lot of negative attention from …

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Antiguan government to sell pirated movies, music

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The government of Antigua is planning to launch a rather unique form of protest, by offering pirated movies, music and software for sale from a new website without paying anything to US copyright holders. The reasoning? The US won’t lift a blockade that prevents the country from offering internet gambling …

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