You’re not going to be allowed to use a credit card to wager online bets. A vote went through the House and it was agreed upon that they want to outlaw online gambling, or at least put a stop to it.
Ever since the World Series of Poker started to get really popular a few years back, I’ve noticed the online poker trend take off. I can only imagine how lucrative of a market it really is. It’s so easy to fire up that browser, click on that favorite link and get playing. Now instead of packing your bags, buying a plane ticket or filling your car up with gas, you just get online and bam, you’re in business. Not only that, people can play up to several tables at a time while online. You could never do that in person, even if you tried, you’d probably lose a lot of money.
Here in Hawaii, gambling is already illegal. We’re one of the few states who have a ban on gambling. There have been measures to try and legalize gambling, at least even to an extent of a lottery system. It’s never materialized and I don’t think it ever will.