Twitch bans gambling sites after streamers threaten strike It's been almost 24 hours for everyone broadcasting in purple.

Following a scandal that a Twitch streamer scamming viewers and all peers alike out of nearly $200,000 allegedly

to fund Counter-Strike, Global Offensive Addiction top celebrities lashed out at the live-streaming company with something of a much

bigger underlying. Started putting a lot of pressure on him to do it. Gambling has become a crisis on the platform

many have been arguing for some time now, with many affluent creators thoroughly promoting potentially harmful

content to young influential fans. While Twitch has long let the Amazon-owned platform make a huge announcement

today of massive changes to gambling streams that will have an equally big impact for creators' audiences.

Twitch will no longer allow the streaming of gambling sites including slots, roulette or dice games that are available

in the U.S. according to a new update released on multiple social media sites. Others not licensed in jurisdictions

that provide adequate consumer protection currently include,,, and, according

to the list, which Twitch says could be greatly expanded. Because the company continues to evaluate the situation for it.

Twitch Sports betting will continue to allow fantasy sports and poker. These high-level changes seem to be pretty cool.

pretty cool. The changes will take effect from October 18th, with Twitch ready to share more specs well soon.