Hot topics in gambling: gambling blocking apps, loot boxes, and 'crypto-trading addiction'

Griffiths, M.D. ORCID: 0000-0001-8880-6524, 2018. Hot topics in gambling: gambling blocking apps, loot boxes, and 'crypto-trading addiction'. Online Gambling Lawyer, 17 (7), pp. 9-11. ISSN 2398-9998

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Abstract

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'.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Online Gambling Lawyer
Creators: Griffiths, M.D.
Publisher: Cecile Park Publishing Ltd.
Date: 2 July 2018
Volume: 17
Number: 7
ISSN: 2398-9998
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 12 Jul 2018 11:10
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018 03:00
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/34067

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