COMMONS

Committee takes evidence from the Gambling Commission

19 July 2019

Are in-game purchases like loot boxes a form of gambling? Gambling Commission questioned by DCMS Committee

Witnesses

Monday 22 July, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Neil McArthur, Chief Executive, Gambling Commission
  • Brad Enright, Programme Director, Gambling Commission

About the session

The Gambling Commission will be in front of the DCMS Committee on Monday 22nd July from 2.30pm to discuss their current regulatory position on loot boxes and the actions being taken to tackle the use of in-game items to facilitate unlicensed gambling.

Other likely topics include: National Lottery licensing competition, which the Commission has responsibility for running; the stake reduction to FOBTs; changes to age and identity verification for remote gambling; and the voluntary industry levy to tackle problem gambling. 

Further information

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