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Loot Box Lawsuits Liken Transactions to Slot Machine Gambling

Esports and Electronic Gaming   |   September 1, 2020

Carlton Fields attorney Steven Blickensderfer was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about a wave of litigation against video game creators and platforms over the use of loot boxes, or in-game microtransactions. Blickensderfer, who co-chairs Carlton Fields’ Esports and Electronic Gaming Practice, provided insight into a growing push for the regulation of loot boxes.

“We do not know where things will go from here,” Blickensderfer said of the lawsuits. “But one thing’s for sure, this time the FTC will be watching.”

READ: Bloomberg Law, “Loot Box Lawsuits Liken Transactions to Slot Machine Gambling” (subscription only)

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