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Qualifications To Be An Agent For Online Gambling

Staying within the law

The legal position of online gambling in the USA is not yet entirely clear, with further rulings necessary. As the regime in the White House prepares to change groups are lobbying both for full legalization and complete banning. However, online gambling is expressly forbidden in only five states: Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, and Washington. In other states, it is not allowed for sports betting, but can be allowed for participatory games such as poker. For those wishing to become agen judi online taking expert legal advice is essential. Failure to do so could prove very costly.


kkmmbbvvIn 2011, money sent by an offshore agent based in the UK and being paid to American gamblers was seized by the federal authorities. The agent concerned made no attempt to recoup the money, realizing that there was no realistic chance of doing so. The case highlighted how difficult it is to be an agent operating offshore. A presence in the U.S. would seem at the moment to be an essential qualification for being an agent for online gambling.

Obtain a suitable license

Under US legislation an agent for online gambling would need to have a license for remote gambling, which is different to one for non-remote gambling. The license will specify the exact nature of the remote gambling and state the conditions for each operator. Those working in both on-site and remote gambling, of course, need two licenses.

Patience and solvency

This might seem an odd qualification to be an agent for online gambling, but the legal hurdles are considerable and take the time to work through. And that is before you even get on to setting up and marketing your site, let alone watching the business flow and begin to pay for itself. The start-up costs are likely to be substantial, as legal advice does not come cheaply, and those lacking patience are likely to fall by the wayside.

Choose the right software

lkkmmmbbvxSelecting the right Internet gambling software provider is essential, as the business will stand or fall based upon your decision. A software developer with experience in the field would obviously be the best bet. After that, the agent needs to find a suitable payment transfer system provider, to make the whole business work. It is also necessary to work hard on the website design to attract and keep customers.…