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Volume: 17 Issue: 7
(July 2018)

hot topics gambling blocking apps loot boxes ‘crypto-trading addiction during last couple months number gambling-related topics hit headlines short

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Hot topics: Gambling blocking apps, loot boxes, and ‘crypto-trading addiction’

During the last couple of months, there have been a number of gambling-related topics that have hit the headlines. In this short article, Dr Mark Griffiths, Professor of Behavioural Addiction at Nottingham Trent University’s International Gaming Research Unit, provides a brief overview of some of the most significant developments including: banks introducing gambling blocking apps, gaming disorder and the buying of in-game loot boxes, and ‘crypto-trading addiction.’

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