15 Countries, Plus Washington State, Investigating Loot Boxes And Gambling

15 European gambling committees, alongside Washington State, are investing loot boxes and their links to gambling. While mainly focused on skin betting sites commonly associated with CS:GO, the in-game gambling of Overwatch, FIFA, and NBA 2K are also being eyed.

In addition, Australia has recently published a study determing that loot boxes are indeed hard to distinguish from gambling, and exploit those with associated problems. Ouch.