In 2019, such gamers were allowed to spend up to 1.5 hours a day in such projects, and now the deadlines have been cut once again and much tougher – up to 3 hours a week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays. And only from 8 to 9 pm.
The move is expected to hit the industry, but its strength remains questionable.
So, according to Bloomberg, the percentage of underage gamblers on certain platforms is not that high: Tencent this is 2.6% of the entire audience in the second quarter (under 16). However, such a move can still scare investors and, in general, negatively affect the business of the same Tencent.
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