“Findings indicate that loot box purchasing represents an important marker of risk for gambling and problem gambling among people who play video games.” Sophie Coelho
Fast Forward, RCA Trust, and Tackling Gambling Stigma have teamed up to find out what Scottish students think about gambling and related technologies. The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete.
“Gambling in the modern era is pervasive owing to the variety of gambling opportunities available, including those that use technology (eg, online applications on smartphones). “
“The loot boxes incentivize gambling by becoming more desirable over time to spend real money.”
The training session adopts a harm reduction approach and highlights possible links between gambling and other risk-taking behaviours
the activity or practice of playing at a game of chance for money or other stakes.