What Parents Need to Know About Loot Boxes & Skin Betting

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What Parents Need to Know About Loot Boxes & Skin Betting

Published 29th July 2020

In July 2020, The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport created a working group to collate the latest evidence relating to the effects of gambling-like mechanics in games, including loot boxes.

This #WakeUpWednesday we’re releasing the first guide in our brand-new series of online safety badges focusing on Loot Boxes & Skin Betting. This forms part of our ‘Gaming and Online Gambling’ specialist area. Each badge will support your education around a certain topic, from Social Media and Live Streaming to Online Bullying and Online Information. Our badges have been designed to give you a more complete picture of the different ways children are engaging with and consuming the online world, providing you with the essential knowledge you need to make sure children are kept safe online.

Andy Robertson

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Andy Robertson

Nationally Published Journalist and Author of Taming Gaming
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