Author Archives: Neva

Video Games and Gambling Problems: Should We Legislate Loot Boxes?

It’s long been debated whether video gaming, and specifically “loot boxes,” are a form of gambling and can lead to gambling problems. The debate is back in the news, after US Senator Josh Hawley, R-Mo., proposed legislation to restrict monetized video gameplay and loot boxes. This, Sen. Hawley says, would help to prevent consumers, especially […]

Gambling and Taxes: What You Should Know

Enjoying the newly-legalized sports betting in New Jersey comes with many challenges if you or a loved one is coping with a gambling problem, and learning to manage winnings in a healthy way is one of them. Part of that, it might surprise you to know, involves paying taxes. Read through this detailed infographic to […]