We can see how fast the online gambling business is growing every day. Online casinos have so much more to offer than just great entertainment, exciting poker tournaments, and unbelievable jackpots. There is a cloud of legends, myths, and supposed facts that surround the world of online casinos. With a strong desire to figure out what’s behind this cloud, we’re going to tell you 7 cool things about online casinos that you probably didn’t know.
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Fact No. 1
The number of men who gamble compared to the number of women who gamble shows that men enjoy gambling far more than women do. Nearly 84% of people who gamble are men. Even more interesting is the fact that in 1920, a woman named Mayme Stocker got the first legal casino license in Las Vegas for a place called the Northern Club.
Fact No. 2
Monte Carlo is well-known for being where Grace Kelly lived, for the Formula 1 Grand Prix race, and for the huge amount of money and luxury there, as at Captain Cooks Canada casino, for example. But the famous Monte Carlo Casino is what makes the most famous of Monaco’s four traditional quarters stand out. In the mid-1800s, it was against the law for a Monaco citizen to gamble at Monte Carlo Casino.
Fact No. 3
Remember the Kevin Spacey movie 21? It was about six MIT students who learned how to count cards and became experts at it. Card counting is a perfectly legal way to play blackjack, even though casinos all over the world try to stop it as much as they can.
Fact No. 4
Even though it sounds like something out of a fairy tale, it is true that you can ban yourself from a casino. For example, the state of Ohio has a program called “Voluntarily Exclusion,” which lets gamblers decide to stop going to casinos on their own.
Fact No. 5
As of right now, as many as 90% of players choose to play slots online, while only 10% of players have stuck with land-based casinos and offline slots. Also, only 33% of players can say that they are professional gamblers.
Fact No. 6
Online casinos offer more than just the usual ways to gamble. They also have lotteries. Lotteries are the most popular way to gamble, which most people don’t know. If you can believe it, more than 55% of all people in the world play some kind of lottery. Amazing, isn’t it?
Fact No. 7
The thrill of winning a lot of money playing online slots is a dream come true that everyone wants to experience. On the other hand, online casinos have made it possible for people who are more interested in the game itself than in the money to play for free or in a demo mode.
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