Gambling

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Betting

  • Published 23rd June 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on sports betting. Sports betting involves staking money on the predicted outcome of sports results. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as underage gambling, addiction and a negative impact on mental health.

What Parents Need to Know About Gaming Streamers & Influencers

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Gaming Streamers & Influencers. Streamers are people who stream themselves gaming, drawing, making things etc. for people to watch on the internet. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, online bullying and online purchases.

What Parents Need to Know About Gaming Disorder

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on voice gaming disorder. In 2018, the World Health Organisation included gaming disorder as part of its International Classification of Diseases. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental health, gambling problems and stress.

What Parents Need to Know About Loot Boxes & Skin Betting

  • Published 29th July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on loot boxes & skin betting. Some video games offer “loot boxes”, similar to purchasing a pack of Panini football stickers, players don’t know what they will get in a loot box. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gambling, unregulated third-party communities and in-app purchases.

From Online Gaming to Online Gambling: Recognising the Signs

  • Published 12th February 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on ‘From Online Gaming to Online Gambling: Recognising the Signs’. The digital world that we live in can be a mine eld for families and parents/carers. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as excessive use of devices, spending money online without permission and compulsive eating.

Video Game Loot Boxes & Skin Betting Online Safety Guide

  • Published 2nd October 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Loot Boxes & Skin Betting. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gambling, overspending and targeted advertising.

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