“Online Games Encourage Children To Gamble”

Written 4 days ago by Hannah Murphy


There’s concerns that certain online games are encouraging gambling behaviour in children.

It’s in responce to the Mystery Brand, a game for young people that encourages them to pay real money to open a virtual box, where you could win anything from a pair of headphones to a car worth thousands of euro.

Two separate bills on gambling law are to be introduced in the coming weeks to try clamp down on the practice.

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon feels there’s an addictive nature to them;

(Image via martinheydon.com)