Gambling is the “most lucrative vice online,” according to a report published by eMarketer.com. The report estimates that US consumers spent $2.9 billion on vice content in 2002. Of that, $2.5 billion went to gambling websites. Adult content spending totalled an estimated $400 million.
eMarketer estimates that online content spending for general online content targeted at consumers will total $1.2 billion for 2002.
Get Tips from Poker Expert Lee Jones
This weekend, Poker expert Lee Jones, author of the best selling book “Winning Low-Limit Hold ‘Em”, will be playing and giving expert advice to players at Golden Tiger Poker. For three days only players are invited to play and learn from one of the best Texas hold’em strategists.
Using Citadel to Fund Your Casino Account
A couple days ago a press release arrived in my Inbox mentioning yet another casino that had partnered with Citadel Commerce (www.citadelcommerce.com) to offer players yet another deposit alternative. Financing options are always a worthy topic here at WINNERonline.com so … what exactly is Citadel Commerce anyway?
Based just outside of Vancouver, Canada, Citadel Commerce Corp. offers an electronic checking system that allows players to transfer money from their bank checking account to a casino’s e-cash system by writing an e-check. “Within just 5 minutes you can open your Citadel account, deposit your funds and get into the action in the Casino,” says the press release.
Unlike wire transfers and direct deposits which can take several days –or longer– Citadel’s electronic checking system boasts a worst-case scenario of 72 hours though typical times are reported as being a few hours or less. Obviously that’s a step in the right direction.
Ok, so who can use Citadel? Citadel is currently available to US resident users with US Dollar …