Counter-Strike skins gambling: Australian teenagers risking thousands through computer game
Gambling using among the world's most popular video online games is getting out of control and nothing is being carried out in Australia to secure youths from it, specialists have actually told the ABC.
Players are utilizing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) a hugely successful first person shooter game to bank on virtual weapons that have real life value.
Gamers of any age can acquire the weapons called skins in the video game and can then gamble them on unregulated third-party sites.
There are hundreds of websites where the skins can be used to bank on games of black jack, roulette or perhaps a coin flip andt there iwontcheats.
All the skins have a value based on their rarity. Costs range from less than a dollar approximately more than $2,000.