Game software was shown years before the start of online games. An Isle on Man-based software company called Microgaming developed the first fully operational online casino software that gave rise to many online gaming sites. While Cryptologic, an online security software company, provided indispensable software that made Internet transactions secure and viable. In 1995, the first online casino was launched.

Like many things that did not have a smooth start, the launch of online games also encountered many obstacles. One important problem he encountered along the way was the legality of commerce. The idea and concept of online gaming was opposed and resisted by many and especially in the United States. Senator Jon Kyl, of Arizona, tried several times to prevent U.S. citizens from playing online and also promoted campaigns against the game.

But although so far many individuals, organizations and even the government have been fighting online games, many are still captivated by the charm of this addiction. Despite all the disputes, supporters and players from all over the world are joined to participate in the online game. The most common online games are:

It is known that online poker or internet poker is partly responsible for the dramatic increase in the number of poker players worldwide. Online poker tables mainly house Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Seven-card stud and razz games, both in tournament structures and ring games.
Online casinos use the internet to play roulette, blackjack, pachinko, baccarat and many others. Internet casinos can also be divided into three groups according to their interface: web-based casinos, download-based casinos and live casinos. Web-based casinos are played without downloading software to be played. Add-ons must be installed in the browser to accommodate such games. Download-based casinos require customers to download software to play and bet on the casino games offered. The software connects to the casino service provider and handles the contact without browser support.

While live casinos allow online players to play and interact with the games played in real-world casinos. In this configuration, online-connected players could view, listen and interact with live dealers at the tables for casino studies around the world.

Online sports betting, where there are a number of sports events that a player could bet on the Internet, such as bets with fixed odds. Betting or betting could be made through bookmakers, distributed betting companies and betting exchanges.
Online bingo is also available through the Internet. Also for mobile games, there is now developing in the use of wireless and mobile devices for gaming, despite the fierce debates about online gaming.

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