Convergence of gambling and gaming: implications

Griffiths, M.D. ORCID: 0000-0001-8880-6524, 2008. Convergence of gambling and gaming: implications. World Online Gambling Law Report, 7 (2), pp. 12-13. ISSN 1477-2922

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Gaming and gambling are beginning to converge, as illustrated by the emergence of computer games where players are paid to kill other players or survive as long as possible. Professor Mark Griffiths of the International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University, comments that as more gambling operators start to utilise gaming technology, the Gambling Commission may be forced to re-examine the exemption of such 'skill-based' games from Great Britain's Gambling Act 2005.

Item Type: Journal article
Alternative Title: Comment: convergence of gambling and gaming: implications
The convergence of gambling and computer game playing: some legal implications [working title]
Publication Title: World Online Gambling Law Report
Creators: Griffiths, M.D.
Publisher: Cecile Park Publishing Ltd.
Place of Publication: London
Date: 2008
Volume: 7
Number: 2
ISSN: 1477-2922
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 09:50
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:11

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