With the online ban of gambling in the United States and the continued existence of legalized casinos in some American states, many people are confused with the current state of gambling in the US Some people have gone so far as to qualify the US government as discriminatory in pursuing the online casinos while tolerating gambling in land-based casinos. Some people are also fearful of the consequences of the new anti-online gambling legislation that can put them on the wrong side of the law.
While the full effects of the anti-gambling laws have yet to be felt by the individual, there are several steps you can take to be on the safe side of the law. You can still enjoy playing even though the government is clamping down on what they judge as illegal gambling activities.
If you are afraid of being branded a criminal, instead of playing in online casinos why not play in legal, land-based casinos? Although it is slightly less convenient than online casinos, these establishments are still the safest and most reliable way to play and play. As long as you do not delude into cheating and other illegal acts, you do not have to worry about the big brother watching you watchful.
Alternatively, you can create your own “casino” within your home. No, this does not mean turning your house into a commercial gambling establishment. Simply invite your friends to a game of blackjack and poker and you can now get the feel and experience of a real Las Vegas casino. Just make sure that the necessary equipments are available (cards, chips, tables, etc.) and your guests are comfortable. You can even offer drinks and food so that your guests do not feel hungry or thirsty.
If land-based casinos are beyond your reach, then you have no choice but to settle for online casinos. In actuality, the US online gambling laws are not prohibiting online casinos by itself, but the transactions of American citizens with online casinos. To be safe, only play in offshore-based online casinos (not within the jurisdiction of the US laws) and use a third-party online payment system (such as Neteller and Firepay). If you have a credit or a bank account in a foreign bank, use it to finance your online gambling activities.
For those of you who have access to any option, then you can do to do with the lottery – the easiest way to play around, although the odds of winning are minuscule. But all games are not guaranteed winners, so playing the lottery can be compared to playing slot machines or roulette.
The game in this time and the age of increasing paranoia and government persecution do not need to be a difficult and forbidden activity. Being on the safe side of the law, you can avoid unwanted situations and incidents caused by your gaming activities.