Second Life Bans Gambling, Cites "Conflicting Regulations"

The casinos of the virtual world Second Life have closed shop after a decision by its founders to forbid gambling in their online society. "Because there are a variety of conflicting gambling regulations around the world we have chosen to restrict gambling in Second Life," Robin Harper, senior vice president of marketing and business development for Linden Research, which runs Second Life, wrote in a posting to the company's blog July 25.

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