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UK Gambling Commission: FIFA Ultimate Team Packs and Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling

At least not under current legislation.

Bet On The Virtual Ponies in GTA Online's Huge Casino Update Out Next Week

Just remember: the house always wins.

Federal Trade Commission Pledges to Investigate Loot Boxes Amid European Crackdown

The US moves forward with investigating loot boxes.

U.S. Senator Urges ESRB to Review Ratings Process in Response to Loot Box Controversy

Four FTC Nominees agree to address loot boxes if confirmed.

Washington State Senator Introduces Bill to Investigate if Video Game Loot Boxes are Gambling

"It is unacceptable to be targeting our children with predatory gambling masked in a game with dancing bunnies or something."

World Health Organization: Gaming Addiction is a "Significant Public Health Concern"

"WHO began activities relating to the public health implications of excessive use of the Internet, computers, smartphones and similar electronic devices in 2014."

EA: Loot Mechanics in Star Wars Battlefront 2 "Not Gambling" as Belgium Regulators Investigate Loot Boxes as Gambling

EA is on the defensive after a difficult week promoting Battlefront 2.

How the Mighty Have Fallen: Atari Moves into Social Gambling

One of the most iconic names in gaming history continues to become a shadow of its former self.