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Adding gambling to games isn’t the problem – unless you’re some kind of puritan

People have always gambled on games of skill and chance. And there’s nothing wrong with sensible gambling, in the same way there’s nothing wrong with the sensible consumption of alcohol, or sensibly having sex with people you only just met, or even the sensible driving of cars – though that …

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COMMENT: Games and gambling – a lawyer’s view

Paul Gardner is a lawyer and early adopter of the Atari 2600. He specialises in commercial transactions and regulatory issues relating to the computer games industry. Many in the games industry will have heard it referred to as the ‘gaming industry’ – a term confusingly used by some betting firms. …

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