Plays Online Casinos
Many websites now cater to
betting, and the poker craze that has hit online casinos shows
no signs of slowing down. This good buzz for online casinos is
now enticing land based casinos, who have watched the fortunes
of online casinos soar fivefold in as many years. Will online
casinos continue this unbelievable growth? No one is sure for
certain, but casino executives are excited, and with good
A gambling industry survey indicates that U.S. gamblers who bet
online - which is illegal in this country - are young, savvy,
college-educated men with money to burn.
But even as the industry wants to create online casinos,
conservative members of Congress were pushing last week to
strengthen the ban on online casinos - and were buoyed by a
public opinion poll that showed growing concern about gambling.
Despite the controversies about online casinos, it is clear that
online casinos are played all over the world, even by the most
uncommon of online casinos players – a King.
After losing his grip on the government and the army and living
with the threat of losing his crown, Nepal's King Gyanendra has
turned to a new avenue for solace - online casinos, a report
The 60-year-old monarch, whose gamble to follow in the footsteps
of his father and revive the era of all-powerful kings crashed
after a nationwide revolt, is now trying his luck at poker and
blackjack on the Internet, the Jana Aastha weekly reported
Suffering from depression and fluctuating blood pressure after
he was forced to hand over power to a multi-party government and
endure the curtailing of his purse and privileges by parliament,
the headstrong king is also haunted by insomnia that is keeping
him up till late at night, the weekly said.
To take his mind off the political developments in the country
that threaten to abolish monarchy by holding an election in less
than a year, the king is gaming online in the Narayanhity royal
palace. Recently, he has been playing online poker and
The king is using his international credit cards for the
gambling, entering their details online, a move most Internet
savvy credit card users avoid to prevent online fraud.
However, though the businessman king engineered a coup with
perfect precision last year to seize power, his subsequent
actions showed a lack of astuteness and business sense.
They included shutting down services of the state-owned telecom
company to help his son-in-law's private telephone firm make a
quick profit and trying to borrow money from a shady
organization in a scheme that would have ripped off the apex
bank in the country, Nepal Rastra Bank, for billions.