History Behind Online Gambling

February 26th, 2010 by Keon Leave a reply »

The hankering for making quick money may be as old as human civilization. Gambling was prevalent in many areas of the planet from the dawn of time. The initial reference of wagering is found in archaic scriptures where one can see the talk of games of Dice played by Rulers all over the world. The gambling developed in selection and alternatives in due course of time and the most entertaining and popular amongst them was the betting on Horses.

With the penetration and popularity of the Internet, the internet betting created somewhere around 1996 with a couple of casino pages showing up, became one of the most favored web activity. Today the estimated annual income from these webpages numbering hundreds of thousands is more than $7000 million. That works out to around 19 million dollars per day and speaks volumes about the popularity and turnover of on line gambling pages.

Wagering on the internet comes with advantages and dangers. The advantages being larger, online wagering has surpassed the original wagering around the planet. The first and chief among them is the comfort and convenience and the selection the net provides for players. The sites, which continue to build in numbers every second, offer a selection of gambling games such as the familiar one-armed bandit drawing the bettors for the ever elusive Jackpot, the common man’s playing card games, craps, and roulette. Each offers unique excitements.


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