This is actively used by developers of computer games, making the gameplay gambling elements.
Gambling is gambling in one form or another. Before this form of entertainment existed separately from the rest in the form of slot machines, roulette, sweepstakes. Now gambling is actively inserted into computer games. It is proved that a person spends in the game much longer if it contains gambling elements.
According to statistics, 2.6 percent of young people aged 18-24 years are addicted to gambling and types of entertainment. About one percent had experience of treatment for gaming addiction or psychological rehabilitation, says American Psychiatric Association.
It should be noted that problem gambling concern for the public. In 2014 American Psychiatric Association has published nine main symptoms that may occur when gambling. The presence of at least five of the symptoms suggests the need for intervention by specialists.