Why Should Online Gambling In Bronx Be Completely Legalized?

Posted on April 25, 2017, 8:27 am
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Online gambling is a subject that is not strictly covered by laws and regulations in the State of New York. Namely, there are no laws that make online gambling an illegal activity in New York (and Bronx) which means that players from Bronx can freely enjoy some of their favorite casino games on the Internet.

However, there are no legal online gambling sites hosted in Bronx and in New York State. In this article, we will highlight some of the reasons why online gambling in Bronx should be completely legalized.

1. It is already completely legal in many states and countries
There are many US states where this form of entertainment is legalized completely. In addition, online gambling is legalized in many countries in the world. In fact, even Arab countries allow their players to use online casinos. The top Kuwait casinos are popular even abroad. In other words, if this practice is functioning well around the globe, there is no reason why it should not be implemented completely in Bronx.

2. It’s an excellent revenue booster
Both the budget of the State of New York and Bronx will benefit from this legalization. The latest statistics have shown that online gambling has become one of the fastest growing industries on a global level. The fast advance of technology has made casino games offered online even more interesting and more accessible. Modern online players are using not only their desktop and laptop computers to access these websites but also their tablets and smartphones. Of course, the contribution that this industry can provide is not huge, but it is definitely not negligible. It all depends on the popularity of this activity in this area.

3. Land-based casinos are already legal
There are a few land-based casinos in this area that are operating for years now without any problems, so why avoid online casinos? As a matter of fact, many people are arguing that online gambling sites are a better option because they are not forcing players to go outside, drink and smoke like they do in traditional casinos. They also don’t have to make plans when they will visit these casinos because online casinos are available all the time.

4. It offers better consumer protection
Let’s be clear, regulated and licensed online casinos won’t prevent cases of frauds and scams or even keep minors away from using these websites. However, an online gambling site that is strictly regulated will provide better consumer protection. The unregulated market that is left at the moment is a fertile ground for scammers and people who are trying to take advantage of the situation. There were some reports in the past about organizations and individuals that were trying to scam online players in Bronx and this is quite natural for those involved in this process. An unregulated market is a gray area and the authorities definitely don’t want something like this, especially when we know that online gambling is not something new.

5. Legal behavior
When people are told that gambling is illegal or that they cannot organize such games online, they will be attracted to break the law. Numerous scientific studies have shown that people tend to focus on things that they can’t have and online gambling is not an exception. Illegal casino and gaming behaviors will be significantly reduced when people will have the right to gamble and start their own gambling sites.

6. A different form of entertainment
One of the things that authorities have in mind is entertainment for the people. The more options they have to have fun the happier they will be. Regulated, licensed and legal online gambling provides a fun and safe way to get rid of stress. If the online player is aware of the fact that these activities are completely legal they won’t feel stressed or embarrassed when they are gambling. In addition, legalized online gambling can ultimately make people more productive in their professional and personal lives.

7. Personal revenue
Many experts that oppose online gambling, and gambling in general, claim that this activity can lead to a financial doom. However, the truth is that experienced players are actually improving their financial situation thanks to these websites. In case you are planning on starting a venture like this and you are not an expert in this field, it’s better to create a good strategy and stick to it. In addition, you should follow the advice and tips of more experienced players who have already proven that they can make a profit from online casinos.

Generally speaking, it is just a matter of time before online gambling becomes completely legalized and regulated in the State of New York. This would be a very positive move because people in Bronx and across New York State are already involved in this activity.

Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ / Bronx.com - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.