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Report: 46% Of UK Kids Engage In Game-Related 'Skins Betting'

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Sakkura

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Looks like you added up the children who were merely "aware" of skin betting and the ones who had actually ever taken part in it, and then put that number (plus a rounding error) in the headline as those who "engage in" skin betting.

That's highly misleading. Even the 11% who "have ever" done skin betting aren't necessarily doing it now, as the headline wording implies.
 

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Do teh maff. 11 + 0... carry the 35... BAM!

Unrelated... does the UK seriously consider kids betting insubstantial crap like skins in games to be GAMBLING? Is there a support group for "e-skins gambling"?

"I've got a serious gambling problem... I've been... betting... digital skins worth a few pence, sometimes even as much as a pound!" *cries*
 

Sakkura

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Skins are insubstantial, but their prices can be a lot higher than you'd think. The most expensive ones can cost hundreds of dollars/pounds. And the gambling industry using the skins is a billion-dollar business. There's even a crypto currency dedicated to skin betting now.
 
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