Neteller has been around the e-currency industry for close to two decades now, having begun its operations in 2009. It was an early entrant into the online gaming world, with 85% of the entire world's online gaming companies using Neteller to process payments, from as early as 2000. The platform remains popular to date.
Iran exerts a big influence in the Middle East, due to its vast reserves of oil and gas.Any form of gambling is forbidden for Muslims according to the Qur'an. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, the government banned both gambling and betting, and this ban also includes online services.