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Online Casino Attitudes Affect US Gambling

With spring in the air for much of the United States, one would think that those who relish the opportunity for both online gambling and fun outside in great weather would be a mite confused about whether to wager inside or “play” outside. Well, in many areas of the U.S. it is apparent that winter has yet to wave goodbye, and this means that for those Americans living in certain areas of the United States who love to gamble at an online casino every so often, life is pretty good inside despite the nasty bit of meteorological strife outside.

It needs to be remembered that gambling at an online casino in the U.S. is considered to be against the law as that law is interpreted by the U.S. Department of Justice. Even so, while many states have passed laws in effect banning online casino gambling operations or usage by Americans, Americans seem intent on gambling at online casinos. They make up one of the largest, if not THE largest, percentage of gamblers at online casino sites despite a great number of online casino companies choosing to focus, because of U.S. law, on other markets, such as Europe or Asia.

While the weather is online casino-friendly in certain areas of the U.S. at the moment, the governmental atmosphere is not so friendly. If online casino gamblers in the U.S. wish to gamble all year round, protected by law instead of potentially targeted by it, they would do well to focus rainy or wintry days not on playing online casino games, but agitating for online casino legitimacy. Of course, online casinos themselves have to be willing to act less shady and pompous than they usually do (money has gone to their heads), but if online casino gamblers wish to see an America free to gamble online, there might be a rough road ahead for their gambling if they just sit on the sidelines.

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With a background in game development spanning 8 years, Sam Peterson is OCA’s leading authority in the world of online gaming. His focuses include new releases and gaming providers.