Online casino is a variation of the classical land casino. Usually online casinos offer better casino bonuses and odds for slot machines.
Online Casino Chronology
- it becomes possible to open online casinos, because The Free Trade and Processing Zone Act was signed. It was the governing of operating online casinos.
- August 18, 1995 - first online casino appeared - Internet Casinos, Inc. It offered 18 casino games and gave an access to the National Indian Lottery. This first online casino didn't operate in all countries.
- the online casinos start accepting real cash, first internet cash and gambling program was created. Appeared The Interactive Gaming & Communications Corp.
- the progressive slots are introduced in the online casinos and they become more and more popular each day. This year was made an attempt to prohibit online gambling, but the law wasn't accepted.
- appeared first multiplayer casinos, where players could communicate with each other via chat and share tables.
- appears the biggest progressive jackpot with almost half a million win.
- the first million was won in online casino.
- Online Gambling Regulation and Assurance originates. It was created to improve the security and safety of online casinos. This year the World Series of Poker was won by a player without any playing experience.
- continue controversies about the legality of online casino.
- the new jackpot record was established. It was the sum of two million dollars.
As you can see, online casino games are comparatively new, developing only for 15 years. But still they have already found their fans and admirers and continue their development. According to a famous gambling magazine Rolling Good Times Online, there exist about 452 sites, related with gambling industry with all their affiliates, franchises and subsidiaries. And the money turnover in this sphere constitutes the sum of about 49 billion dollars.