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Online gamblers who contact the organization for help are usually younger than traditional gamblers and have built up large amounts of debt in a shorter time than traditional gamblers. Other businesses that benefit directly or indirectly from online gambling include Internet service providers, phone and cable companies, nongambling Web sites that feature advertisements for online gambling sites, and software companies. Major software providers to online gambling sites include WagerLogic, Boss Media, Micro-gaming Systems, and World Gaming. However, the coding system does not distinguish between legal and illegal transactions.
Section 1955, which outlaws conducting an illegal gambling business, appears on its face to reach any illegal gambling business conducted using the Internet. In general terms, the Wire Act outlaws the use of interstate telephone facilities by those in the gambling business to transmit bets or gambling-related information. Offenders are subject to imprisonment for not more than two years and/or a fine of the greater of not more than twice the gain or loss associated with the offense or $250,000 (not more than $500,000 for organizations). It will be illegal for any other organisation with the word ‘casino’ in its trading name to have real gaming tables on the premises.
Some of the states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, or Punjab have adopted this legislation while some states have legislation of their own. Sikkim and Nagaland are the first states to include provisions related to Online Gambling. Some traces of betting, a form of gambling can be seen in the chapters of Mahabharata where the Kauravas through illicit means and cheating made Pandavas lose their Kingdom and their wife, Draupadi’s dignity which led the foundation of the greatest war called Mahabharata. Even the betting amusements that date back to 2300 BC or 1500 BC are also found in many places, especially in China and Greece.
Then in 2004 the Department of Justice intervened when Discovery Communications agreed to run $3.9 million in ads for Paradise Poker, mostly during World Poker Tour episodes on the Travel Channel. Discovery Communications aired $600,000 worth of ads and refused to air the rest. Before Paradise Poker could recover the remainder of the balance paid to Discovery for the ads (about $3.3 million), the Department of Justice seized the money. The obvious message was that online gambling sites that advertised in the United States could have their ads canceled and their assets seized. Department of Justice seized over $34 million belonging to over 27,000 accounts in the Southern District of New York Action Against Online Poker Players.
244 Although this arrangement may frustrate the efforts of some would-be gamblers, it is not very difficult to opt out of the regulation. Thus, in order for this system to be very effective, some other form of blocking must accompany it, such as a national firewall or filtering at the ISP-level, which would seem to defeat the purpose of filtering DNS servers. For example, if state governments were determined to enforce speed limits, they could place a “speed trap” at every quarter mile interval. Currently, states seem to rely upon highly visible stops of vehicles as a deterrent to others. We have all slowed down when we have approached a police officer sitting in a “speed trap” or pulling someone else over for a citation. However, if the governments were very determined, they could impose liability upon car manufacturers for not designing their automobiles to prevent drivers from exceeding fifty-five MPH .
In this study, 1,414 adults in health clinic waiting areas were given the SOGS test. Some 6.9% of adults reported ever gambling on the Internet, and 2.8% said they gambled online frequently. Of those who gambled frequently, nearly two-thirds (65.9%) were categorized as problem gamblers, as compared to 29.8% of those who reported ever gambling on the Internet and7.6% of those who were classified as non-Internet gamblers.