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Loot Boxes

A federal court in California dismissed, with leave to amend, a putative class action alleging that video game “loot boxes” are illegal “slot machines or devices” under California’s gambling laws, and Google violates consumer protection laws by including video games with loot boxes in its Google Play store.

SAN JOSE — A federal court in California dismissed, with leave to amend, a putative class action alleging that video game “loot boxes” are illegal “slot machines or devices” under California’s gambling laws, and Google violates consumer protection laws by including video games with loot boxes in its Google Play store. 

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