Question: Is Online Gambling Legal? As there is no federal law against playing online, simply placing wagers online is legal.

(However, a wager must NOT be placed on a site located in the United States.

More on that later.) Therefore, gambling on websites located in areas like Australia, the Caribbean, and Latin America is legal.

Online Gambling: Is it Legal?

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  • Legal Online Casino. New Jersey. Pennsylvania. Delaware.
  • Legal Online Poker. New Jersey. Pennsylvania. Nevada. Delaware.
  • Legal Online Sportsbooks. New Jersey. Pennsylvania. West Virginia. Rhode Island.

TLDR; There is no federal law against playing blackjack online. There are some states where it is declared illegal however prosecution would be extremely rare and would most likely be against any establishment rather than the player. It is completely safe to play blackjack online for money.

What is considered online gambling?

Online gambling (or Internet gambling) includes poker, casinos and sports betting.

There are currently seven countries where online gambling is completely illegal (including sports betting) on both domestic and international websites:

  1. Brunei.
  2. Kuwait.
  3. Lebanon.
  4. North Korea.
  5. Qatar.
  6. Singapore.
  7. United Arab Emirates.