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China’s gamer kids manipulate loopholes to push the government’s limits on play time

Touted as an effort to combat addiction among minors, China’s gaming rules may have ended up giving birth to a whole new market.

Loopholes have emerged in China's new rules months after Beijing limited the number of hours minors can spend on video games, according to a report by Reuters. An op-ed in the People’s Daily said that kids were circumventing restrictions by buying and renting accounts on online trading platforms to play games for more than three hours.   The official mouthpiece of…

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