Due to the level of competition between free dating sites, as well as the overall drop in traffic to and revenue for dating sites generally, This represents a break from traditional externally sourced ads and is just one of the ways that the revenue models of free dating sites are evolving.
Kusni is one of a string of arrests stemming from the consulate in Lau's Arcadia being used as an illegal gambling den.
At least twenty other people have been sentenced to jail time up to six weeks and fined up to $40,000.
Also, this model generally allows users to switch between free and paying status at will and without having to do anything, simply providing advanced features for a set period of time whenever the according payment is received.
Ease of payment is also generally higher, with such sites accepting a variety of online currencies, letting users charge the payment to their cellular phones, etc.
The casino was reportedly set up by ten people with a half million in revenue to start and operated from October to November 2006.