Are Hextech chests gambling?

Just when we got used to children 'dying' or 'killing' on screen, something worse has come along
Playing highly popular shoot 'em up video games will be defined as gambling under a bill to be introduced by independent Senator Nick Xenophon when federal Parliament resumes next month. Children are being groomed for gambling through hugely popular multiplayer first-person shooter games such as Counter-Strike:Global Offensive and Dota2 but their parents are oblivious, Senator Xenophon told Fairfax Media.
Hi Riot, I was just wondering what your opinion on the proposed legislation by Nick Xenophon in regards to online gambling. (See link) Hextech chests can be bought for RP, which is real money. According to this part of the proposed legislation, it would be illegal to offer them as they offer rewards based on chance. _‘Legislation could make it illegal for games to seek payment for items of varying value according to chance, as is the case in Japan.’_ IMHO Hextech crafting is a form of gambling. You only need to look on YouTube to see hundreds of dollars getting dropped so players can get those exclusive skins. So, the question needs to be asked. How would Riot respond to this new legislation if it came into effect? There are a couple of options I can think of: League becoming and R18+ game Hextech chests and keys being removed from the OCE store Whats is the policy in Japan seeing the restriction on 'chance' items?
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