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When Was Online Gambling Invented?

  When was online gambling invented? There is no single date in history that we can point to and say it was invented, but there are several dates when people started to play online games. In the United States, the earliest games to be played were poker and blackjack. Poker was invented in Puerto Rico, where it has been played since the 16th century, and blackjack originated in Spain. The first game to be played in the United States was horse racing, and that was developed in America in the late 19th century. In Europe, there are records of game development in the 16th and early 17th century, when people were playing game variations such as roulette and dice games. The first online games that were developed were also based on games that were already existing in the United States or Europe. In fact, the first online games were created for amusement purposes, and not as a money-making scheme. Today, however, many games have developed into real money games, and people play for profit rath