Betting and gambling online has become a very popular pastime. With great technology there is now instant accessibility to a whole range of options from home or on the go. More laws are being passed in various countries in an effort to control this explosion, but it is thriving.
Casinos are probably the most common and popular form of online betting. Available around the world, they offer players access to huge numbers of games. From slots through to table games such as Roulette, Blackjack and more, online casinos have made the casino world available to the masses. Full of bonuses and special offers, as well as having easy access, the games are played in almost the exact same way they are in land-based casinos, but instead of live dealers, the games are run by machine algorithms. However, even more recently, online casinos have developed live casinos, streaming video feeds directly from brick and mortar casinos containing real people organizing the game.
Online Sports Betting
Another wagering option is that of sports betting. Previously only in physical form, sports betting shops have opened online, sometimes as standalone sites, other times attached to a casino. These sites offer bets on almost any sport imaginable covering the entire globe. Bets of all types can be made from simple bets on who will win to more complex and specific bets such as handicaps depending on the sporting event. These sites also provide comprehensive information on the events along with all betting options and returns.
Other online games include lottery sites, some of which have managed to combine lotteries from a number of different countries that players usually would be unable to make bets on. The options are in either buying or gambling on the outcome of a lottery and can be done from the comfort of one’s own home. Poker, bingo and scratch cards have also made their way online bringing every option directly to a player’s couch.