• Yes, loot boxes and card packs reek of gambling

    8 days ago - By Venture Beat

    GUEST: Loot boxes are inescapable now.
    You will no doubt have encountered them already, as they are seemingly compulsory in every major new game. Perhaps you've opened some Hearthstone packs, which bristle with magic and static electricity as their contents is revealed. Maybe you've poured some money into FIFA Ultimate Team in search of Messi or Ronaldo. If you're in really deep, you might be one of the millions that tune in to watch streamers and YouTubers open CounterStrike: Global Offensive cases in bulk .
    With randomness undoubtedly a key element in the design of all these different...
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  • Boyd Gaming will have hotel staff enter ‘Do Not Disturb' rooms sooner

    Boyd Gaming will have hotel staff enter ‘Do Not Disturb' rooms sooner

    8 days ago - By Review Journal

    Boyd Gaming is informing guests at all its properties that hotel personnel will enter a room if a “Do Not Disturb” sign is left on a door for more than 48 hours.
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