BBC report highlighting the links between online gaming and online gambling
British children spending £270m a year on mobile game ‘loot boxes' and in-app purchases
Go to the section 13:00 to 14:00 and listen from 6 minutes 40 seconds and hear the interview with the GamFam CEO on the Alexis Conran show
The government could be held liable for a gambling addict's suicide after a coroner ruled that his inquest could consider whether the state failed in its duty to protect him.
In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and so-called loot boxes banned entirely for children, MPs say.
Gaming companies should be subject to the polluter pays principle if they are encouraging young people to gamble.
Prince Harry says that the game Fortnite was 'created to addict'.
New high-stakes games pop up after the government reduce stakes from £100 to £2
Watchdog finds 23 ads from five firms were shown to avatars that mimicked the browsing behaviour of under-18s
George Proud from County Durham, a keen online gamer, spent nearly £700 in a month opening loot boxes as he progressed through a game.
A gambling addiction is a progressive addiction that can have many negative psychological, physical, and social repercussions.
Ladbrokes wooed problem gambler - then paid victims £1m. The bookmaker agreed to payments in return for a pledge not to inform watchdog.