Is it legal for me to play at an online casino?
Many governments around the world, including that of the United States have not yet decided how to approach the legal status of placing bets over the internet. It is a complicated issue since some believe that the bet actually takes place in the gambling-friendly jurisdiction where the gaming servers are held, and others believe that the bet takes place on the player's computer where gambling may be illegal. Some jurisdictions are leaning towards regulating online gambling, while others are leaning towards making it illegal, but no final decisions have been made yet. It is ultimately up to you, the player, to know where your government stands with regards to online gambling and to act appropriately. In any case, authorities are unable to see whether you have ever gambled online or not and no one has ever been charged with gambling online illegally, although some establishments that accept bets online in the United States have been under scrutiny.
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