Thursday, September 24, 2009

Online Gambling- Brief History

Online Gambling – The History
The year 1994, the government of Antigua and Barbuda, a country of small island, legalized internet gambling and issued gambling licenses. This legalization proved to be a catalyst for internet gambling. Even today one of the biggest online companies are based in the country to use the license. With the opening of new opportunities cam the first gambling software which was developed by Microgaming.. Since big money was involved in the business so security was much needed and the solution was provided by Cryptologic, a software company which released software for safe and secure online transaction. This led to the appearance of first online casino in 1995 which was named Intercasino.