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Loot Boxes, Gaming And eSports With Will Hershey

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Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 11th, 2019

Regulators from more than a dozen countries are looking to crack down on "loot boxes," a controversial video gaming practice that could be too much like gambling (EA)

Supercell European regulators are questioning whether video games featuring random prizes you have to pay real money to get are the equivalent of gambling. During a meeting of the Gambling Regulators European Forum, 15 European regulators.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2018

Discussion Over Gambling With Loot Boxes Is Not Going To Hurt Gaming Companies.

Discussion Over Gambling With Loot Boxes Is Not Going To Hurt Gaming Companies......»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 28th, 2018

Gaming executives launch VENN network for esports, other gaming content

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 17th, 2019

U.K. parliamentary inquiry recommending loot boxes regulation

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 12th, 2019

Esports has Houston leaders pumping money into a fast-growing industry

The stereotype of lonely teens playing video games and wasting their lives away has been bucked by the growing competitive gaming trend in Houston. The realm of competitive gaming, or esports, is growing quickly around the globe and is shaping up to be .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2019

Are esports really a sport?

Esports have burst into the mainstream world, with some gamers earning millions a year, but the uber-competitive gaming landscape begs the question: are esports really a sport? To some many sports fans, the debate is laughable, since esports players.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Varsity gaming: Local universities adapt to the rise of esports

Local universities are now offering varsity level esports programs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

Honda named an exclusive sponsor of Riot Games "League of Legends"

Honda is boosting its stake in esports and gaming by adding a partnership with Riot Games League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). The Japanese carmaker, which has its North American headquarters in Torrance, California, will become the exclusive .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

Fortnite"s World Cup (and its $30 million purse) provided a huge new stage for esports

The Fortnite World Cup showed the gaming world that major events can be held around the series while also using the game’s cachet to bring esports closer to the mainstream......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony are taking a stand on "loot boxes" by forcing new games to disclose their odds (MSFT, SNE, NTDOY)

Blizzard Entertainment Loot boxes are digital merchandise .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2019

Simplicity Esports announces opening of second esports gaming center

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 22nd, 2019

Livability: These 10 small cities are great for gamers

Fast internet. Gaming communities. Esports leagues. Tech jobs. These cities have it all......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019

Chinese governments hand out cash, subsidies to encourage esports development

Beijing is urging its best and brightest to take up competitive video-gaming. Beijing is urging its best and brightest to take up competitive video-gaming......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 19th, 2019

How this CEO and the advent of streaming refreshed a legacy brand

Targeting gaming and esports has given Newark-based hardware accessory seller Logitech new life......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 8th, 2019

Canada"s First eSports And eGaming Industry ETF: Evolve E-Gaming Index ETF (HERO) Will Begin Trading On June 17, 2019

Evolve Funds Group Inc. (“Evolve“) is pleased to annou.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 12th, 2019

IKEA launches gaming products focused on accessibility and esports

IKEA is partnering with medical wearables company UNYQ to release a line of gaming accessibility products......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 4th, 2019

Google Requires Loot Box-Laden Kids’ Games Disclose the Odds of Winning Digital Goods

Games with the gambling-adjacent loot boxes will now have to disclose their odds Loot boxes have successfully evaded regulation from the U.S. government, so far. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 31st, 2019

Carpal tunnel, back pain and social anxiety: Inside the injury-plagued world of professional gaming.

Professional gamers compete for million in prize money. As esports grow increasingly popular, a growing number of doctors are specializing in treating the physical injuries that have followed......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 30th, 2019

Fans Can Now Bet Crypto on Twitch’s Top ‘Fortnite’ Streams

Esports platform Unikrn is debuting a new product that lets fans bet cryptocurrency on Twitch and other gaming sites......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 13th, 2019

New Bill Would Ban Billions In Video Game Loot Boxes And Microtransactions 

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) proposed a bill on Wednesday that would ban so.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 8th, 2019