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Twitch to ban Stake.com streams and other unlicensed gambling content

Twitch to ban Stakecom streams and other unlicensed gambling content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

As the conversation continues about Twitch and the allowance of the platform’s gambling streams, the platform has taken its first blow. In a tweet Tuesday evening, Twitch said It prohibits “Streaming of gambling sites containing slots, roulette or dice games” in the policy update effective October 18.

Critically, Twitch isn’t banning All Not even streaming of gambling, or all of the aforementioned forms of gambling. There would be a carveout that would allow sports betting, fantasy sports and poker, but if the streamed websites were not “licensed in the US or other…

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