Are gaming 'loot boxes' akin to gambling?

Daybreak Montreal

A Montreal gamer wants the federal government to do something about "loot boxes" — a system in the game where you can pay for a chance to get a rare item. Some say it's akin to gambling, and want to see it regulated. We speak to the gamer (who spent over $1k in 3 months on the boxes), and a researcher who studies the field.

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