History Of Casino

After a law limiting gambling, adopted at the seventh U.S. president, Andrew Jackson, the American casinos were forced to go into hiding for a period of about ten years. By the early 20th century, the ban on gambling has spread to almost all the states, and became a refuge for lovers of gambling island of freedom - Cuba.

In 1946, American gangster Bugsy Siegel opens in Las Vegas entertainment complex "Flamingo", and since then the town began as a major railway junction in the middle of the desert, we are developing and thriving now as the world capital of gambling.

In Russian history casino begins with the reign of Catherine II - it was in the days of her reign in our country there are the first casinos. It is noteworthy that the tax imposed on such activities were the development of education and the maintenance of educational buildings. After the 1917 revolution gambling for money was declared a criminal offense, and only at the end of the 80s of the 20th century, the casino starts to regain legal status in the disintegrating Soviet Union.

In hotels all over the country there are halls with slot machines, which became very popular among the population, and in 1989 in Tallinn and Moscow in the Soviet Union opened the first casino. After the final collapse of the USSR in 1993, the Russian government passed a law according to which private entrepreneurs are entitled to base their own gambling.

The process is rapidly gaining momentum, and the industry of gambling entertainment is becoming an integral part of the new Russian reality. The peak of this sphere of business in our country was in the first half of the zero - then a total in the order of thousands of Russian operated casinos. To date, the decision of the Government allocated 4 game zones, which can legally be carried out such activities - the Kaliningrad Region, Altai Territory, Primorye, as well as the "Azov-City", located on the border of the Rostov region and Krasnodar Territory.

However, the real heyday came with the development of a casino on the Internet. In 1996, it was written, the first software to account for the funds earned by the players, and gambling have entered a new stage of its development. In the same year there, and the first online casino - «InterCasino» and «Casino on Net», still remains one of the leaders in the industry. In 1999, delineated another major player in this market segment - the company «Playtech», in no time gained the trust of thousands of players, because of the quality and the good software.

Because of its accessibility, online casino quickly became popular among the fans excitement. After all, what is now needed for the game - it's access to the global network and the availability of special software which is completely free to download there.