TWITCH “MONITORING” CONTROVERSIAL GAMBLING STREAMS THAT COULD BE ILLEGAL
Gambling has grown significantly in viewership in 2021, thanks to some big names taking part, and big-money sponsorships.
Trainwrecks has been at the forefront of the gambling trend, claiming that he has lost upwards of $2 million in the process.
According to a new report, Twitch is keeping a close eye on the trendIn a statement to WIRED, Twitch had this to say;
We strictly prohibit illegal content and activity on the service, and take action in all verified incidents of illegal gambling that are reported to us.
Our Community Guidelines make clear that Streamers must respect all applicable local, national, and international laws while using our services.
They also said that they were “closely monitoring gambling content,” and their goal is to create “a safe, positive experience for all users of our service.”