Lootboxes and Skin Gambling in Swiss Gambling Law

Gaming, Live Entertainment

The sale of Lootboxes in video games and the use of virtual currencies and "Skins" for online gambling and betting have increasingly come into the focus of gambling regulators around the world due to their potential gambling nature. This article examines the characteristics of Lootboxes and Skin-Gambling and their classification in the new Swiss gambling law.

Read the full article here. (PDF, 119 Kb) The article was first published in Jusletter.

February 2019 | Authors: Dr. Andreas Glarner, Dr. Alexandra Körner, Carlo Schmid

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