In December 2003 gamblers spent more than 68.5 million dollars on online poker; an organization that handles gambling addicts says that poker is the number one problem in the gambling world.
The popularity of online poker jumped dramatically in one year, gamblers spend in January 2003 10.1 million dollar and in December 2003 68.5 million. More than 150 online poker rooms are active in the internet today; in 2002 there were only 30 poker rooms on the net. The gamblers sends their credit card details and playing against gamblers from around the world.
Gambling experts says the popularity of the online casinos is rising mainly because the technological improvements over the years, the number of the families owns a computer with an internet connection is rising constantly and so is the market of online sales. Just a few years ago the public were afraid to give credit cards to strangers over the net, fearing it might get to the wrong hands. But with the latest security technologies costumer can give away their credit card details without any fear although there are still rip offs so the gambler must choose carefully the casino he would like to gamble and share his money with.
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