The Canadian Copyright Act does not identify video games as a specific type of work and the courts have not directly stated what type of "work" video games fall under, but the courts have recognized that video games are protected under copyright.
In recent years, the gaming industry has seen the rise of so-called "skin gambling" websites. Critics have been quick to raise red flags, citing the need for profound regulation and protective measures shielding children from such platforms. This bulletin explores the practice of skin gambling, including regulatory responses in Quebec and the rest of the world.
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