15:25 07 February 2013
If you’re interested in gambling online, the first thing that you need to do is to ensure that the country where you’re currently in allows this practice. This is to avoid unnecessary problems and to ensure that you’ll be able to keep your winnings.
Below are the countries where it is understood online gambling is legal:
• New Zealand
USA and online gambling
The anti-internet gambling law in the United States is somewhat unclear. Although there is a law against it, some research suggests that a large number of online gamblers are from the United States.
To this date, nobody has been persecuted from gambling online. It could be that the situation is very difficult to monitor as online gambling happens at the comforts of players’ homes.
So, why regulate it?
Some people do not see the purpose of regulating online gambling in some countries because it is very difficult to monitor every individual who signs in from their home. Some countries seem to be realizing this as more and more are starting to legalize online gambling.
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