It used to be that typical brick-and-mortar casinos were all the rage – in fact, physical casinos were ‘the only rage’. But in 1995 came along an exciting new breed of casino. You guessed it; the first online casino. Soon, online casinos became so popular that land-based operators felt threatened by the existence of online casinos. A sudden and rapidly booming influx of online casinos had regular land-based customers opting to spend their cash and make their wagers online instead.