IS THE BUYING OF LOOT BOXES IN VIDEO GAMES A FORM OF GAMBLING OR GAMING?

“The novelty of Las Vegas can hide its true intentions.  Its seediness might be hard to detect on the surface of many video games, but replace the roulette table with a Candy Crush wheel and the similarities become clearer.  Think about how many times you’ve paid real-life money in a game for the change to win an item you really wanted.  Was it a nice Overwatch skin?  Perhaps is was a coveted Hearthstone card.  How many times did you not get the item you wanted, then immediately bought in for another chance to hit the big time?”

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