Playing Poker at Online Casinos for US Customers
Unlike land based casinos, online casinos experience very little if any enforcement and regulation when it comes to online poker. This is why so many US players have opted to visit sites that are based somewhere other than the US simply because the US sites were banned for the lack of regulation but were not re adjusted and regulated.
Financial institutions are forbidden to allow transactions to occur between known online gambling sites and American players. However if a financial institution has no way of knowing and the funds are transferred to a third party member first than the players can not be forced out of playing and the whole action becomes very difficult to regulate.
The government is involved in strong consideration to regulate some sort of online gambling with the hopes of keeping some of the funds brought into the game in the country. Gambling in the states is now only permitted in casinos and bingo halls and other than that everything else is either illegal or very gray!
US poker players are currently faced with a difficult decision that can certainly affect the outcome of their game. Should they stick to the good old fashion days and find the time to drive to the closest casino or should they go to take the chance of finding an online casino that accepts American players but stand the fear of who is actually dealing the cards and if the players beside them on their computer screen are as legit as they are?
The decisions is theirs to make but in the meantime most would recommend that if you are going to play online stick to the well known and respected sites that keep the players happy and coming back for more.