There are many misconceptions about online gabmling. It involves wagering money on contests of chance, contingent events, and agreements for value. Although gambling on the internet is legal in all 50 states, some jurisdictions still have regulations that prevent the activity. For example, Hawaii prohibits gambling due to its large Mormon population and Idaho has little interest in legalizing the activity. However, the state of Nevada does allow online gambling. This article discusses some of the issues that online gabmling can cause and how you can help to protect your rights.