Gambling Legislation - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:29 pm on 9th December 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Benjamin Baroness Benjamin Liberal Democrat 12:29 pm, 9th December 2020

My Lords, it is well established that loot boxes are a form of gambling disguised within innocent online games played by children. This is a huge concern to parents and child protection organisations, including the Children’s Commissioner, who want loot boxes to be defined by gambling legislation as a form of gambling. What plans do the Government have to regulate loot boxes within any new legislation?