Gambling, Lotteries, Sweepstakes Category

Gambling, Lotteries, Sweepstakes Category

The Gambling, lotteries, sweepstakes category includes web resources that offer users an opportunity to financially commit to gaming activities, including the cases when it is not a prerequisite to using certain web resources:

  • Gambling sites that involve cash deposits.
  • Sweepstakes sites that involve users making stakes in cash.
  • Lotteries sites that involve purchase of lottery tickets/numbers.
  • Information motivating users to participate in gambling, sweepstakes, or lotteries.

Note: The Gambling, lotteries, sweepstakes category also includes games offering an option of free participation in a separate mode, as well as web resources that actively advertise the abovementioned types of gaming web resources.

Priority: High

Pros: A child will not be permitted to gamble and will be denied access to any page describing the rules of gambling.

Cons: Virtually none.

Recommendation: This category is recommended for blocking at all times.