Gambling is very popular and its has been taken the world about thousands of years ago. It is linked to humanity because humans wanted to win and they want something in return or even rewards when they win so that where gambling came from.
From ancient China where indications of rudimentary games of chances were discovered on tiles, to Egypt where the oldest known dice were excavated, to scenes on Greek and Roman pottery which indicate that betting on animal fights was common and animals would be bred for that sole purpose, humans love to gamble and do so at every opportunity. Humans want to win every time and they even want to beat others by different ways, gambling is one of the ways and this is what we call humanity.
Around 200 BC ‘white pigeon ticket’ was played in gambling houses of China with the permission of the province governor, who’d receive a percentage of the profits, and the winnings were often used to fund state works; Even Harvard and Yale were both initially funded using lottery money, which they continue to use today.
As gambling spread and evolved, now everyone knows about gambling and they also set rules for gambling too. The first casinos or gambling houses appeared in Italy in the 17th century; The Ridotto was established in Venice in 1638 to provide a controlled gambling environment, and casinos started to appear throughout continental Europe in the 19th century.
In 1994, online casinos start to be popular and famous. People develop online casinos to let others gamble in a more convenient way, so that you don't have to go to casinos that are far from your location. In 1994, smartphones are not yet develop so they can only play casino games at computer but for that time it is also the most convenient way to gamble too.Soon after in 1999, the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act was introduced, meaning a company could not offer any online gambling product to any U.S citizen. This did not pass. Multiplayer online gambling was also introduced in 1999.
The first live dealer casinos appeared in 2003 courtesy of Playtech, which created a hybrid of ‘brick and mortar casinos’ and the virtual world.
Nowadays, humans are using phone to gamble. It is more convenient than the old days. Technology advances attract more players to play online now, so now many new generation players are born. With mobile devices, players now can have to option to access over their phones and start playing games by just downloading one app. The world is changing nowadays, do not let yourself get outdated.