The North Gauteng High Court in South Africa has ruled for making online gambling illegal. The court decided that it is illegal to ‘use digital products to gamble in South Africa. Enforcing the ban will be difficult since a large percentage of residents gamble online.
A complete ban of online casinos such as the famous Casino Action is controversial. Many believe that this will not solve gambling addictions but merely pushes people to gamble in more unsafe environments. This has become very obvious in the US. People are now pushing for a regulated market which will be saver and more secure. In Europe some countries have acted on this already. Introducing taxes, rules and new regulations.