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Updated 14 February 2014

Brick-and-mortar casinos vs. internet gambling

Many experts believe online wagering is the future of gambling, but the casino industry is increasingly divided on the issue.

Many experts believe online wagering is the future of gambling, but the casino industry is increasingly divided on the issue.

Getting into the new market

"The coalition will operate exclusively at the federal level – encouraging Congress to embrace regulation as the best means to protect minors, detect money launderers and eliminate a dangerous black market," American Gaming Association President Geoff Freeman said in an e-mail to his board last week.

Read: Gambling addiction

Spectre of corruption

Future of online gambling

Read: Genetics play an important role in the development of gambling addiction

Legal issues

Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have legalized some kind of online gambling, and at least 10 other states are considering following suit, according to a survey conducted by Gambling Compliance, a group that tracks gambling-related legislation worldwide.


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