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England Issues A New Report On Loot Boxes &#038 Gambling

England Issues A New Report On Loot Boxes & Gambling

It appears the era of loot boxes may be coming to a close within the next few years, and England has a new report on them tied to gambling The report published by Claire Murdoch, the mental health director of England's National Health Service did a study on the subject and said that the transactions[...]

GameCo To Release Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Gambling Machines

GameCo To Release "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" Gambling Machines

GameCo will be unveiling a brand new gambling machine this coming weekend that Trek fans will be interested in with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Red Alert The reveal will be happening at the Star Trek Las Vegas mega-event taking place July 31st through August 4th Attendees will get to check out the machine and[...]

MLB Morning Trip Around the Bases: Cano Gambling and More

MLB Morning Trip Around the Bases: Cano, Gambling, and More!

Now, it seemingly is all taken away by a poor decision. Sports Gambling is now legal! Now what for baseball? You may not have heard, but the US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of striking down the ban on sports gambling, allowing states to pass their own betting laws It is a historic decision, with many[...]

What A Shock: The ESA Says Microtransactions Are Not Gambling

What A Shock: The ESA Says Microtransactions Are Not Gambling

In an interview with Rolling Stone, the ESA (Entertainment Software Association) has joined the ESRB in their stance that microtransactions and loot systems are not a form of gambling The quote came from a story where Hawaiian officials are contemplating putting a law into effect, banning them from being sold to children One could argue[...]

An Online Petition Wants Loot Boxes Classified As Gambling

An Online Petition Wants Loot Boxes Classified As Gambling

Over the past few weeks, it's hard to find a podcast or show that hasn't talked about Loot Boxes in some form as gambling A conversation only fueled by Star Wars: Battlefront II's horrible system, along with Call Of Duty: WWII, CS:GO, and Overwatch used as examples If this trend continues to grow, you're more than[...]

PSA: The ESRB Does Not Consider Loot Boxes To Be Gambling

PSA: The ESRB Does Not Consider Loot Boxes To Be Gambling

So this one kind of seems to be so incredibly simple that it went without saying, but just in case you were confused, the ESRB does not consider loot boxes to be a form of gambling.The reason why this announcement was made thanks to the recent complaints about games using loot box systems However, the[...]

The Weekly Static S01E06: Harmon: Trollhunter Emmy F-Bombs &#038 More

The Weekly Static S01E06: Harmon: Trollhunter, Emmy F-Bombs & More!

We're looking for a man with a mole on his nose.Security Officer: A mole on his nose?Maddie Hayes: A mole on his nose.Security Officer: [to Maddie] What kind of clothes?Maddie Hayes: [to David] What kind of clothes?David Addison: What kind of clothes do you suppose?Security Officer: What kind of clothes do I suppose would be[...]

Gambling With The Dark Knight And Supermans Erectile Dysfunction

Gambling With The Dark Knight And Superman's Erectile Dysfunction

Specifically using comic book characters in gambling games and machines Marvel stopped all their characters smoking, DC pulped a copy of Superman because the cover featured the grown Clark Kent drinking from a bottle that close examination revealed to be root beer, but having the characters appear on gambling machines was fine, apparently, even if[...]

Tuesday Runaround: Put A Pony On The Thing

Tuesday Runaround: Put A Pony On The Thing

BabushkaWatch: All the Doctors all inside each other, courtesy of Molly23 on Twitter. GambleWatch: Bet US names The Invisible Woman as 1:1 favourite to die in the upcoming Fantastic Four. They also list The Thing at 100:1. Do they have some kind of inside information here? Or are they looking at The Thing appearing on […]