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A number of jurisdictions have legalized online gambling over the past year. Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have all passed laws that allow for online gambling. Several countries in Europe have also passed laws that expand online gambling. The iGaming North America conference raised a number of concerns for newly regulated online gaming markets.

The iGNA met last week to discuss a number of key issues facing the online gaming industry in the coming year. The iGNA asked a number of poker players to share their perspectives.

Pokerfuse.com reported on a number of the problems facing new online gaming markets. They said that there is a learning curve to regulating online gambling and they may face some challenges in the early years. However, experts also said that new gaming markets can learn from the mistakes other jurisdictions have made.

One of the biggest challenges Pokerfuse said needs to be addressed is the protection of player funds. Many jurisdictions have relied on gaming operators to accurately report player deposits. Experts said those laws need to be reformed and should not casino online be copied by regulators of new gaming markets.

Many players also said that regulators need to insist on stricter measures to tighten security and prevent fraud. They said gaming operators need to be responsible for providing reliable security measures to prevent security breaches. He also feels that regulators will need to have much stricter penalties for players who are caught defrauding others.

Finally, experts feel that governments need to pass reasonable taxes. Some jurisdictions have passed very high taxes on online gaming providers, which has forced many operators out of business. They said that governments that have recently legalized online gambling should not impose high tax rates on gaming firms the way that France and other countries have.

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Staff - Various members of the staff at CaliforniaOnlinePoker.com contributed to this report.