J Behav Addict 2021 Feb 24. Epub 2021 Feb 24.
1Experimental Gambling Research Laboratory, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, Central Queensland University, Bundaberg, QLD, Australia.
Background And Aims: Loot boxes are a common feature in video games where players win, buy or are gifted a virtual box or other container that is unwrapped to reveal virtual items of value, such as skins, weapons, in-game currency or special abilities. The current study aimed to relate the use of loot boxes to gambling problems and harm.
Methods: An online survey was conducted with 1,954 adolescents and young adults from NSW Australia, 59. Read More