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The game may not be the same as playing against others in an online poker room, but the poker games offered at online casinos have had to do for many who lost their favorite online site when Full Tilt Poker shut down.
The online gambling industry has been forever shaken by recent indictments by the US government. Two more online casinos have decided to close their doors for good and walk away with the funds they have made over the years, rather than face possible indictments.
Usually when a holiday rolls around, online casino executives are jumping with joy over the possibility that an increase in gambling activity is likely. With Memorial Day arriving, the excitement is not as great as it has been in recent years.
It has been over a month since the US crackdown on online poker sites, but the effects are still being felt around the world. Many online casinos that had previously taken US players stopped doing so after Black Friday, and it is the players that have suffered.
Not everyone was upset last month when the US Department of Justice came down hard on three of the top online poker sites in the world. Land-based and online casinos were the beneficiaries of that gaming bust.
There are some holidays that were not created equal when it comes to the online casino world. Mother's Day is one of the holidays where online casinos become more popular, with mother's and their children settling in for online action.
Normally, it is the large jackpots that attract online casino players to the slots and table games, but this past week, it has been the smaller jackpots that have kept players coming back. Jackpots ranging from $2,000 to $100,000 have stolen the spotlight at online casinos.
Hines Ward came into this season of Dancing with the Stars the same way that NFL players have in the past, with an eye on filling their time between the end of the regular season and the new year. Ward may end up going out as former NFL players as well, like a champion.
The online casino world was shaken up in a good way on Monday when a Treasure Trail slot game paid one lucky player almost a half million dollars when the jackpot was hit. Treasure Trail is one of the games that can be enjoyed by US slot players.
Online casinos have many different games for gamblers to enjoy, and each comes with different odds of winning a jackpot. The slots are the most popular of the games where players go to try and win big money quickly, but Caribbean Stud Poker is also becoming increasingly popular.