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Apple iOS Online Casinos

With the world's most well known smartphone and the world's most renowned tablet under its belt, it sometimes seems like Apple has a stranglehold on the world of mobile devices. That's not completely true, but millions of passionate fans of the tech that runs the iOS system do sometimes give that impression. With iOS devices showing no signs of running out of steam, it's only natural that players would look for online casinos on them, and the companies who run those casinos have been more than happy to oblige.

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Initially, there were a few obstacles in the way of people who wanted to play real money casino games on their iPhones or iPads. The first was Apple's famous (or infamous, depending on who you ask) refusal to support Flash. Since most browser-based casino games were built on Flash, this hindered things quite a bit. Casino developers then turned to creating dedicated apps for their games, but the approval process for getting into the App Store was and continues to be a lengthy one when compared to other mobile operating systems.

Most of that is behind us now, as online casino games can easily be found in most places where online gambling is legal. Casino apps can be found in the App Store in those places, and are free to download to any iOS device. Players can typically use their existing casino accounts if they have them, making the games playable anywhere they have a wi-fi signal or cellular service. Historically, mobile casino games have been fairly bare bones in terms of graphics and sound, but the retina displays now sported by Apple's devices make it likely that those aspects of the games will be beefed up in the near future.

Of course iOS is also a popular platform for all kinds of other mobile games, and some of the companies that create those games have been eying up the gambling market as well. The list includes big names like Zynga, the creator of the popular “Ville” series of games and a Texas Hold'em game on Facebook that has a large audience. With these companies also looking to create real money gambling apps, it's not a stretch to think that iOS users may have more online gambling options than anywhere else by the time the 2010s come to an end.

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