(CTN News) – As a result of its recent policy update, Twitch has decided to double down on its decision to ban gambling content by adding even more sites to its prohibited list.
As you may know, Twitch has banned gambling streams for just over a year now, and it doesn’t seem like that policy willanytime soon.
There was quite a bit of controversy surrounding roulette and slots broadcasts back in 2022 on Amazon’sin big names such as demanding from doing so.
Following through on the platform’s promise of protecting consumers, it prohibited the inclusion of dice or slot games in gambling sites that are not licensed in the US or do not offer “sufficient consumer
In an update on August 2, 2023, Twitch provided an update on how its policy hadsuccessful. They also added a couple more sites to the list as a result.
An update to Twitch’s policy reveals the effects of the gambling ban
In a thread on X, Twitch explained that it was adding Blaze and Gamdom to its prohibited list of content creators. Gamdom is an online crypto casino, whereas Blaze is a standard gambling website where you can play games.
as it was last fall, is to protect our community, deal with predatory Twitch a safer place for all, they said.
Furthermore, the platform reported that since the ban last year, the number of viewers watching gambling has droppedIn addition, it should be noted that sports betting or sites on games such as poker are still permitted.
In this way, Twitch says the change had an immediate impact, and that our community has been better protected from scams and other harms associated with them.
In the midst of continued pursuit of its gamblingstreaming platform Kick has stepped up to give streamers the option to gamble to their hearts’ content, without fear of repercussions as they continue to do so.
It’s no secret that Kick’s site emerged as a result of thebut it didn’t waste any some of Twitch’s top talents to very lucrative contracts, including Felix Lengyel.