Popularity of Online Gambling

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  1. mgrace

    mgrace Member

    It seems that online gambling is very popular with players from the UK. Do you think there are more players from there who gamble online or is there another country that seems to have a lot of players?
     
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  2. dogbites68

    dogbites68 Active Member

    The US i would think had the most untill the government step in and made some changes.Here in Canada some of those changes hit us here also,but there always seems ways around it.
     
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  3. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Which Makes No Sense That Our U.S. Government Just Passed this Law With No Stipulations Or Even Trying To Legalize It.

    I Heard In A Report That Online Gambling In America Was An $8 Billion Dollars A Year Industry, Almost Like 1/3 Or 1/4 Of All Online Gambling.

    Its Been Almost 2 Years Since The Passing And I'm Still Pissed About It. lol​
     
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  4. dogbites68

    dogbites68 Active Member

    Thats 8 billion they couldnt keep track of for tax reasons i would think.Her in Canada our winnings dont get taxed,but i think they might change that oneday.
     
  5. Copeland

    Copeland New Member

    Yes, there was a lot of players in the U.S. that was doing online gambling. I wonder how much that number has changed. Wow, you guys are lucky in Canada with the no taxes on winnings.
     
  6. Vicky

    Vicky Well-Known Member

    It's still popular in the US just fewer choices​
     
  7. dogbites68

    dogbites68 Active Member

    Heres the thing tho thats a pain for us.If we(Canadains) play in the states say in Vegas we do get taxed on the winnings over a certain amount.But then we have to fill out a form which ables us to get the tax back.Lol this normally takes about 6 months to have it returned.
     
  8. kyle53

    kyle53 Member

    But that is great that you can retrieve it at all. Big Brother here in the States would be knocking on the door to get the tax money as soon as it hit the table for us, and there is no way in h*** that we will ever see that money again.
     
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