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Fascinating Facts About Online Gambling

Fascinating Facts About Online Gambling

India Blooms News Service | | 22 May 2017, 01:10 pm

Have you tried the exciting world of online gambling? Well, let me tell you that it is a big craze that is currently sweeping the world, with a 1.6 billion people logging on every single year to place bets and try their luck at winning! If you are one of the few that haven’t yet then we highly suggest that you check out the popular Wild Jack Casino online site to find out more about the great games on offer! If you think this tickles your fancy then we have also rounded up some interesting facts, figures, and trivia for you to dazzle and impress your mates with! Read on to find out more!

  1. Did you know that a single deck of cards has 2,598,960 unique and individual 5-card hand combinations? That is quite a lot if you ask me!
  2. Did you know that Roulette goes by the nickname of “The Devils Game”? This is because if you were to add up all of the numbers on its wheel, you would get to a grand total of 666 which we all know is supposedly the number of the devil!
  3. Did you know that you have more chance of winning in an online casino that you do in a land casino? This is due to the online operators having less overheads so they can afford to pay out more!
  4. Did you know that the average Aussie online gambler spends around 47 minutes on each visit to an online casino? Compared to a whopping 107 minutes for North Americans!
  5. Did you know that the mobile gambling market is expected to be worth an incredible $100 billion dollars by the end of this year?
  6. Did you know that there are 44 million ways to make “BINGO” on a bingo card with 90 numbers? Bingo is now mega popular again, especially with hipsters, so why not try it out?
  7. Did you know that the first online poker site was launched all the way back in 1998? Almost 20 years ago!
  8. Did you know that 70% of the profits in the industry come from online slots games?
  9. Did you know that it is utterly, completely, 100% impossible to count cards when you play online blackjack? No matter how good you think you are, because the online games use a random number generator, they always deal from a newly shuffled pack- meaning you can never, ever beat the system!
  10. Did you know that the very first online casino to grace the internet went live in 1996. It was based in Antigua and only offered players 18 different casino games! Compare that to now where some site offer over 500, and you will see how much the industry has grown!

So there you have it, some wonderfully interesting facts and figures about iGaming. Now off you go, log on and see if you can win, and don’t forget to impress your friends and colleagues with your new found knowledge!