Gambling houses existed since time immemorial. Traditional brick and mortar casinos are one of the most popular past times for people who want to break the monotony of life and venture in betting and playing.
Online Gambling Sites
Online casinos are quite young in the gaming industry, as they only started out in the mid 90’s. The history of gambling houses may have lasted for centuries, but online casinos transformation is far more intense and rapid. With the speedy change brought about by the Internet, several online software providers started developing software platforms for internet gambling.
Most players choose to play online for the reason that gambling can be done at the comfort of their homes. As long as the player has an access to computer, a steady connection and of course in a legal age of 21 years, he or she can play anytime. A player can get started within minutes and has the option to play even if he or she has a very limited time. The best thing it is much cheaper and players doesn’t have to pay a single dime on gas, plane tickets, hotel rooms, tips drinks and can focus more on the game without being bothered by smoke and noise created by casino patrons.
The Future of Mobile Betting
In the mid 2000’s, online gambling operators decided to venture on online-based mobile devices. With the existence of smartphones, palm computers and other mobile devices that can connect to the internet, online betting companies produced online casino games that can run through mobile devices using WAP and Java computing. This came out to be ineffective due to connection issues and the smaller screen display that made it difficult for most users.
However, the rise of iPhone and Android-based devices paved way for mobile gambling with the creation of sports betting application. The year 2011 has seen as the year for mobile betting applications to flourish with the approval of Apple for Sports betting applications to run on iOS mobile devices.
At the present, mobile betting apps are continuously growing with newer features and perks offered to its potential players. With latest on mobile device technology, betting applications are also keeping the pace by providing better visuals, connectivity and entertainment to its users.