The terms "online gaming" and "iGaming" refer to internet for-profit games such as online poker, online bingo, online casinos, sports betting, and lotteries. In the United States, internet gaming is a highly regulated industry and all businesses must be associated with a brick and mortar casino.
Three states -- Delaware, Nevada, New Jersey -- and the U.S. Virgin Islands currently offer online casino gambling. Other states such as California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington are considering legislation which would legalize online gaming.
The iGaming community is secure, regulated and growing. For example, as a result of regulations and procedures now in place in New Jersey, anyone who enjoys playing casino style games on-line now has the ability to do so in that state in a legal, regulated environment with the assurance of trusted brands and strong player protections. Innovative technologies have been developed to protect players and companies from fraud and abuse.
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