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The Global Reach of Online Casino Industry

The world is a big place, but as the song goes it is small when you consider how interconnected we all are, and this is in no small part due to the internet. With the internet, humanity can send messages instantaneously anywhere else on the planet, making the ages-old concept of regular mail far from obsolete but also far from the only option. There is also the matter of news websites, which means you can probably read your hometown newspaper – say, in Tucson – halfway across the world – say, in Jerusalem and stay up-to-date with the goings-on in the place where you grew up.

And online radio enables people to listen to a radio station from Paris in Cairo. In short, the world is no longer as big as it once seemed to be. And online casinos – well, they are amongst the many businesses which saw opportunities for the world wide web from pretty much the moment the net went online, and to think of the distances one once had to travel to get to a gambling establishment and compare it with, well, with your living room demonstrates just how much the world has been changed thanks to personal computers and phone and cable lines.

Online casino companies are based all over the world, from North America to South America, from Europe to Asia and maybe one day soon, South Africa and Australia. The world we live in sometimes takes a dim view of online gambling, but online casino sites are pretty much ubiquitous these days and aren’t going away anytime soon. So you should give them a try if you haven’t already done so, or at least explore the option and how you would be able to do so. You might find that the payoffs – err, the payouts – are worth the curiosity.

OCA News Editor

Jenny McKinnley is OCA’s financial correspondent. After spending years on the trading floor in both NY and London, she offers insight from the inside out on world financial news and events.