Two Japenese social gaming companies, DeNA and Gree, have seen their stocks sink due to a potential move to ban certain game mechanics.
According to Nikkei.com, the two companies share prices fell significantly to the extent that their future may be in question.
Game mechanics which give out prizes at random are being questioned for potentially straying into the jurisdiction of and violating regulations which govern such mechanics (usually) in other areas outside computer and video gaming.
The ramifications for the drops in share price, which cost Japan's youngest billionaire Yoshikazu Tanaka $702 million, could be felt in other regions if similar moves are made by other governments to curtail any push by gaming into the purview of gambling regulations.
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