The online gaming industry is not only growing in popularity, but it is also becoming tremendously strong – and at an alarmingly quick rate! The numerous fascinating things on offer at online casinos range from incredible and often astounding jackpots to unrivalled entertainment and can’t-look-away poker tournaments. A plethora of myths, tales, and so-called claims circulate in the online casino market. With this in mind, we’ll go over 7 amusing facts about online casinos that may surprise you, as they’re applicable not only to us in India but also to people all over the world.
Fact No. 1
Almost 84 percent of gamblers (globally) are male, indicating that the ratio of male vs female gamblers is significantly tilted towards men and that they are far more interested in gambling than women. However, it’s worth noting that the very first casino to be legalised with a casino licence issued in Las Vegas was provided to a woman named Mayme Stocker for her establishment called the Northern Club in 1920.
Fact No. 2
We are all familiar with Monte Carlo as the site of the Formula One Grand Prix, as well as the home of the gorgeous Grace Kelly, not to mention the enormous amount of luxury and wealth. But did you know that the iconic Monte Carlo Casino is the most prominent and well-known of Monaco’s four traditional quartiers? It’s also worth noting that inhabitants of Monaco have been prohibited from gambling in Monte Carlo since the mid-1800s, according to local legislation.
Fact No. 3
Have you seen Kevin Spacey’s film 21, which is about six MIT students who were groomed to become card counting experts? Card counting is a totally legal tactic in blackjack, despite the fact that casinos throughout the world are doing everything they can to prevent it from happening.
Fact No. 4
Even if it may not appear to be real, you can actually prevent yourself from entering or visiting any casino! The state of Ohio implemented a “Voluntary Exclusion” programme to assist gamblers in stopping themselves from playing if they believed they were battling with addiction or going through a difficult financial time. Don’t worry, you can lift the ban on yourself when you’re in a better place.
The percentage of gamers that prefer to play at online casinos is as high as 90% these days, with only 10% of all these players sticking with land-based casinos and slot game machines. Even more intriguing is the fact that just 33% of all gamers identify as professional gamblers.
Fact No. 6
Lotteries are available at online casinos in addition to traditional forms of gambling. And, interestingly, lotteries are the most common sort of gambling – bet you didn’t know that! That is correct. Over 55% of the world’s population participates in some type of lottery, which is quite astounding, don’t you think?
Fact No. 7
We’ve all imagined what it would be like to win a large quantity of money when playing online slots – it’s a dream come true that we all hope to achieve one day. It’s interesting to learn that online casinos even let players to play for free in their demo play mode, which is designed for those who are more interested in the procedure of the game than in playing with real rupees.