The converging worlds of games and gambling

Last month I wrote an article for World Online Gambling Report about the converging worlds of games and gambling – and what all this could mean from a legal and business perspective.  Here’s a taster: “There are growing arguments that [certain games could already be regulated under gambling law]… At that stage, the games industry may… Continue reading The converging worlds of games and gambling

Some thoughts about gacha

There’s been a lot of talk about something called ‘gacha’ or ‘complete gacha’ this month, after the Japanese government announced that they intended to regulate it – which directly affected the share price of Japanese social/mobile gaming giants like GREE and DeNA.  So, what is it and why did the Japanese government decide to regulate… Continue reading Some thoughts about gacha