The influence of modern technology on our daily lives appears to have no limits, with almost all of us owning a mobile phone, tablet, laptop or PC through which we have almost constant access to the internet wherever we are. Many of us do our weekly grocery shop online, pay our bills online and even manage our bank account online, but we also spend a significant amount of our leisure time online or at a games console. Those of us who enjoy gambling, whether it is sports gambling or casino gambling have seen huge changes over recent years. Sports gambling fans now have far more sports gambling options to choose from and it no longer matters where a sporting event is taking place or at what time of year, we can still gamble on the outcome. In terms of increased gambling options however the biggest influence of online gambling has to be in the online casino gambling sector. Online casino gambling now offers such a huge range of gambling games to choose from that some would say we are now spoilt for choice. It is true that most of these new gambling games are forms of slots gambling, but we also have a much bigger choice of traditional casino gambling games, including craps, baccarat and of course poker. If you are looking for the biggest effect of online casino gambling it has to be in the resurgence of gambling on poker. The game of poker is now so popular that there are even specialist online poker gambling sites aimed solely at enabling poker fans to play against each other. Almost all the serious poker gambling enthusiasts now play the Texas Hold’em format of poker because of the use of community cards and the resultant multiple betting rounds associated with this format of poker, but new poker players should be wary of diving straight into a poker forum against unknown opponents until they have gained some experience. Remember almost every online casino gambling site offers other poker gambling games which can be played against the house for fixed odds.