Are video games selling gambling to children?

  • 03/12/2018
From player to payer.
From player to payer. Photo credit: Getty

A newly released report from the UK Gambling Commission has found that the rate of problem gambling among children has quadrupled in the past two years.

The rapid increase has some experts blaming in-game features like lootboxes.

This week on the NerdsPLUS podcast, our nerds tackle the ethics of how publishers turn their players into payers, and the increasingly blurry lines between gaming and gambling.

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