One of the most appealing aspects about online wagering is that the only true expense for the vast majority of people will be the funds they use for their betting account.
Most people already have a computer, laptop, tablet and Internet access or Internet connected mobile phone. Theoretically, it would be possible to engage in online wagering, although admittedly impractical and inconvenient, without any of the above, relying instead on the facilities that are typically available at a public library.
After those basics are arranged, you will need to decide on what to bet. In Australia, it is possible to bet online on so many things that it should not be difficult to find a market with which you have considerable knowledge. That could be any sport, entertainment, financial markets, and even politics. Religion is also fair game, as any punters who speculated on the most recent Catholic Cardinal to ascend to the Papacy will attest.
All this is not to say that making money via online wagering is easy.
You will have two main obstacles.
The first of these would appear to be the bookmaker. They are in business to make money, not give it away, and they are good at what they do, elsewise they would not be giving you all the incentives that they provide in order to secure you as a client.
In fairness, a bookmaker will want to see you do well. It is far more economical for them to keep you as a client than it is for them to find new ones. They know that for every dividend they pay, someone else will be surrendering an entire wager.
Your chief obstacle is actually yourself. If you do not take the time to learn how you function mentally, what best suits your temperament, and how to manage your money and your psychology, you will have a brief, unpleasant career as an online gambler. Your initial goal should always be to survive to wager another day.
You must learn to deal with the adrenaline and euphoria of a win, but you must also learn to accept the inevitable defeats, which interestingly, according to psychologist and neuroscientists, is responsible for more problematic gambling addictions than is winning.