It never ceases to amaze me as to what types of things are now able to be done on the internet. You can order pizza online, do all of your shopping, work, and book vacations. You can do all of this, and tons more, without ever leaving the comforts of your own home. So, it should not have surprised me when a few years ago, online casinos became popular. What does surprise me, and shouldn’t, is that there are many people who now earn their living from online casinos and gambling. I’m guessing that they aren’t paying taxes on their winnings. Maybe so. I’m not going to make any judgments.Suddenly, it seems that online casinos have become a very popular trend in the world. People from all corners of the globe can be playing poker against one another at any given time. Non-existence slot machines are giving pay-outs and taking money 24 hours a day. Some large jackpots have been won, or so they say, but I wouldn’t have bet any of my own money on it. However, one boring afternoon, I decided to see what all of the hype was about. I did some investigating of several online casinos to see what existed, and ended up putting $20 into one that seemed like it was reputable and had some interesting slot machines. I certainly am not about to participate in any table games – my money would be gone too fast and I’d surely lose. I preferred to spend my $20 making tiny 5¢ bets on the slots.At first, I made tiny wins, and would lose. Then I’d win a few dollars, squeal, and lose it again. Suddenly, I found a slot machine that offered bonus rounds and ended up winning $250 dollars on a $1.50 bet. I sat there with my mouth hanging open in complete disbelief. After picking my jaw up off of the floor, I cashed out and quit. Five days later, the money was in my bank account. I then knew that it wasn’t a scam – I’d found one of the online casinos that actually did pay the winnings.I can’t say that my pure luck of winning in an online casino makes me an advocate for them. In fact, I truly think that if you depend on online gambling to make your living or entertain yourself, then you need a life. Now, if it is something to do every so often and doesn’t become a habit, then have a blast. Maybe you’ll end up winning a jackpot. Maybe not. It is all about being lucky.