Gaming/gambling on stocks is big business, despite the disadvantages, fraud and theft on gambling sites. IG Group, Binary.com and Nadex.com are only some of the companies that provide financial betting. IG Group is one of the largest firms in the UK, despite being limited mainly to the UK.
Stock market professionals gamble billions every year. According to them, what is missing is social competition, where they know who they are betting against. According to The Economist and CNBC, the Chinese see little difference between stocks and casinos. Consequently, the amount of gambling activity in stocks is unsurpassed. Vegas and Macao are peons.