Delaware Approves Online Gambling

Posted by | June 30, 2012

Not that anyone here at Vox has paid their rent by hustling an online poker table, ahem, but the wall thrown up by local casinos to shut down online gambling is beginning to show some cracks. States that have seen their budgets crippled by the recent economic woes are looking at new sources of revenue, and online gambling is coming back into focus. The latest to speak the hushed name of online gambling is Delaware, which recently approved a measure to allow it in their state. Beyond poker, this ruling also has implications for the social gaming scene and the free-to-play community. VentureBeat has the story.

1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    June 30, 2012 10:47 am

    Right now, the Federal government is allowing online gambling only within the confines of a state, interstate commerce clause, ya know, but that may change in the future as local casinos get their own online services up and running. Beyond traditional card games, social and free-to-play games may see gambling as a good way to make their money with skill-based gambling. After all, a horse race isn’t based on luck when you raised the horse, trained the horse, and ride the horse yourself, is it?

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