Whether you like it or not, it’s no secret that gambling is one of the most popular activities in the world. But have you ever wondered what the most popular form of gambling in the world is?
In this article, we’re going to look at the top 10 most popular gambling games in the world.
As much as it might be a surprise, lotteries reign as the most popular gambling form in the world. This form of gambling is as simple as it gets. All it takes is for you to guess the numbers that will come up. Which means that it’s all up to chance. Even in Malaysia, lotteries are wildly popular, with our own versions such as Magnum, Sports Toto, and more.
In second place are slot machines or slot games which is to be expected. In the case of slot machines or slot games, it’s relative easiness is the reason why it’s so popular. In Malaysia, there are many places where you can try out slot gambling, especially in online casinos.
By now, there is a clear pattern showing itself. Betting is in third place and this also shows that games that have an easy learning curve is always going to be popular. Betting requires you to place your money on the outcome of something, usually sport events or something similar.
Here at 4th place is where we first see a gambling form that is skill-based, with poker. Poker requires good reading of people, strategy, and skill. In fact nowadays, there is even a world championship of poker around.
Another card game that is inherently skill based, Blackjack takes the fifth spot. Blackjack rewards astute minds and strategies, and in some circles mathematical geniuses can excel in Blackjack.
So there you have it, the 5 most popular gambling forms in the world. So what do you think? Are you interested in trying these games out?