Gambling on the Internet

Major gambling sites attract tens of thousands of visitors in a day. There are even thousands of sites for those unwilling or unable to play for money: Many online gambling sites operate on a game credit basis, and you can play just for the fun of it without risking anything. So, whether you want to impress people with your big gambling scores or get a shot at big money online, check out online gambling!

If you are drawn on to the thrills and excitements of life, you can find it in bounties on the Internet. For the thrill seekers, there are ample online gambling websites that are flourishing and are ever ready to provide you with fun and excitement on the Internet.

There are various paid websites that wholly cater to online gambling and there are others as well that give you the provision of the free registration. You can easily locate these websites in one of your search engines to find some of the best online gambling websites.

While evaluating the value of the gambling market throughout the world, Asia-Pacific region is supposed to be the fastest growing market due to emergence of new casinos in Thailand, Singapore and China. This may result in a colossal growth of more than 15% in the yearly revenue in the worldwide gambling market. The share of Asia-Pacific gambling market as compared to the worldwide market is going to be 30% in 2012 as against 16% in 2007.

There are many controversies surrounding this online gambling regime. The foremost concern is basically of gambling being illegal in the United States federal law and the second key issue is violation of the ethical and moral values of the society. It is very strange that there is a UIGEA or Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in place but still research shows that over 50% of online gamblers live in the United States. This is also a very important part of the controversy because the laws do not cover all the aspects of online gambling.

Though gambling is not illegal, it is a highly controlled and regulated activity. Modern India is a quasi-federal Constitutional democracy and the powers to legislate are distributed at the federal as well as the state levels. Gambling features in List II of the Constitution of India, this implies that the state governments have the authority to enact laws in order to regulate gambling in the respective states. Thus, there is no single law governing gambling in the entire country. Different states have different laws governing gambling in addition to the laws that have an application across the country. While some states have banned lotteries, other states allow state government lotteries marketed and distributed in other lottery playing and promoting states through private entities.

With so many gambling sites based on lightly regulated offshore locations there is always the danger than an unscrupulous company or individual will steal your credit card details. When you deposit at an offshore casino, you are engaging in a high-risk activity compared to shopping or booking flights. These concerns can be somewhat reduced by sticking to the best known brands especially those who are regulated and  listed on stock exchanges. You can also protect yourself by using an 'electronic wallet' service, which acts as an intermediary between your bank and the offshore company. With this method you might still lose your deposit, only not your credit card.

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