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New Bitcoin-only sportsbook

4 Aug 2015

BitCasino.io has expanded its offer to include a bitcoin-only sportsbook in anticipation of the kick off of the English Premiership football season later this week. The operator said due to customer demand the “sportsbook will provide over 10,000 live betting markets per week, including popular fast-developing betting sports such as MMA and eSports”.

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SoftSwiss launch Bitcoin white label

12 May 2016

SoftSwiss has launched a white label casino for Bitcoin.com, saying the company is now on the highway to making Bitcoin ever-more widespread. “The current white label partnership can be viewed as a giant leap for both parties,” SoftSwiss said, “combining the creation of an online casino powered by SoftSwiss which will raise awareness of Bitcoin …

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New record set for Bitcoin domain

27 Feb 2017

A new record for Bitcoin-related domain sales has been claimed by Sedo, which has reported that the domain Bitcoin.Casino has been bought by Florida-based Casino Holdings Inc., for $28,000. That’s a record for the new domain extensions sector, although way behind more traditional .com domain sales like Gambling.com, which back in 2011 went for $2.5 …

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Bitcoin operator claims launch of first virtual currency sports betting

29 Aug 2015

BetCoin Bitcoin Entertainment Network (BBEN) claims it has debuted the first virtual sports offering for its players, rolling out its entry into the sportsbook sector with virtual sports and virtual displays for live events, all available for desktop and mobile Bitcoin gamblers. The virtual displays for live events is punted as especially appealing to mobile …

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Bitcoin furore over new XT version

18 Aug 2015

Users of the Bitcoin virtual currency are reportedly unhappy with the new Bitcoin XT version developed by Mike Hearn and recommended by the currency’s chief scientist, Gavin Andresen…but the latter says that consumers are starting to come round to the idea, with 10 percent of the network embracing the new product within the last few …

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Bitcoin logo to appear on Watford shirts this season

12 Sep 2019

The Bitcoin logo (₿) will appear on the shirt sleeve of Premier League football club Watford this season, as part of an educational drive led by the innovative sports betting brand Sportsbet.io. The logo is part of a wider campaign to improve awareness around Bitcoin and educate the public on the benefits of using cryptocurrencies. …

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Bitcoin casino players alarmed by compromised accounts warnings

19 Apr 2016

The Bitcoin-denominated online casino Coinroll has confirmed independent reports from security specialist MacKeeper last month that information from over 4,500 of its player accounts has been found on an internet database not associated with the company. The accounts info was linked to over 9,500 bitcoin wallets, the publication Softpedia reported. According to Softpedia, MacKeeper staffer …

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Bitcoin exchange hacked

6 Jan 2015

Bitstamp, a European Bitcoin exchange, has temporarily suspended services saying one of its operational wallets was compromised this past weekend resulting in a loss of around 19 000 BTC (worth around US$5.3 million). The company’s online advisory requests customers not make any further deposits to issued bitcoin deposit addresses as the investigation into the incident, …

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U.S. Homeland Security moves against Bitcoin

15 May 2013

Creating a buzz on internet gambling message boards late Tuesday were Ars Technica and CNN reports that the virtual currency Bitcoin is under siege by US Homeland Security and Department of Justice authorities. The agencies have apparently served seizure warrants on key mobile payments accounts associated with Mt. Gox, the largest Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange. Intermediary …

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Bitcoin is officially a currency?

8 Aug 2013

The specialised publication CoinDesk reports that a judge in Texas has ruled that Bitcoin is a currency or form of money, which gives the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the go-ahead to sue Ponzi scheme operator Trendon Shavers. US magistrate judge Amos L. Mazzant heard the SEC’s case against Shavers, founder and operator of …

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New Bitcoin sportsbook launches

2 Jun 2016

Coin Gaming, the operator of bitcoin-denominated casino Bitcasino.io, has launched Sportsbet.io, a new bitcoin-only sportsbook, in good time for the Euro 2016 football championships. Part of the launch marketing campaign for the new enterprise is an exclusive competition for players registering an account at Sportsbet.io with tickets to Euro 2016 matches as prizes, including the …

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New Bitcoin slot planned by Endorphina

9 Apr 2015

Prague-based online gambling software developer Endorphina has revealed that its next online slot will be titled Satoshi Secret, and will be themed on the Bitcoin trend currently sweeping through online casino operators. The developer is playing its cards close to its chest on the content of the new game, other than to say that is …

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Bitcoin casino operator now offering live dealer action

29 Sep 2013

The operator of the Satoshi online casino, one of the first the introduce Bitcoin as an acceptable virtual currency, has widened its scope by introducing live dealer action at Satoshilive.com, which it claims is the first fully live Bitcoin casino. Explaining the decision to add live dealer action, a Satoshi spokesman said: “Online gaming is …

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Will Bitcoin remain an anonymous vehicle for gambling transactions?

6 Aug 2016

One of the main player attractions of the cyber-currency Bitcoin is probably the anonymity of transactions in which it used, but that could become a thing of the past according to an article in Gaming Tech Law this week. The piece points to a European Commission-sponsored anti-money laundering initiative calling for the creation of a …

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Bitcoin bank closes doors after hack

5 Mar 2014

Bitcoin bank Flexcoin has closed its virtual doors with immediate effect following an electronic heist on its “hot wallet” on March 2, 2014. According to Flexcoin, the hacker made off with 896 BTC (valued at approx $600 000), dividing them into these two addresses: 1NDkevapt4SWYFEmquCDBSf7DLMTNVggdu 1QFcC5JitGwpFKqRDd9QNH3eGN56dCNgy6 Flexcoin said it does not have the resources, assets …

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Netbet to accept Bitcoin

18 Oct 2016

Bitcoin processor BitPay has claimed a first with online sports betting and casino operator NetBet “becoming the UK’s first licensed gambling site to accept Bitcoin”. The development will enable NetBet customers to use bitcoin to load and transact within their online account.  

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Japan acknowledges Bitcoin as a ‘property of value’

4 Apr 2017

Proponents of the dominant cyber currency Bitcoin, used by a growing number of online gambling operators as a legitimate and anonymous currency, were encouraged this week by the news that recent amendments to the Japanese banking regulations recognise the cyber currency as ‘property of value’. Whilst that stops short of full recognition, it remains an …

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Vera&John suspend Bitcoin facility

16 Apr 2014

Malta-based online casino operator Vera&John have temporarily suspended its recently announced Bitcoin payment solution on verajohn.com (see previous  report). In consultation with the Maltese gaming authority LGA, the operator agreed to suspend the payment option until a regulatory framework is in place.

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Slotland introduce Bitcoin transaction capability

17 Oct 2017

Online casino operator Slotland has added Bitcoin cryptocurrency to its deposit and withdrawal options. “For many players, Bitcoins are the easiest, safest and quickest way to get their winnings,” Michael Hilary, manager for Slotland said. Slotland converts Bitcoin deposits to USD using an average conversion rate from the top three Bitcoin exchanges.

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Russians set to ban Bitcoin?

6 Aug 2014

It appears that the Russians have decided that the volatile virtual currency Bitcoin is not for them; this week the Ministry of Finance announced that it is currently drafting a bill that will prohibit the issue or use of the currency in terms of Article 27 of federal Russian law. The Ministry notes that in …

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Sportsbet.io expands from Bitcoin into mainstream currency

27 Jun 2018

Formerly bitcoin-only online sportsbetting operator Sportsbet.io has expanded into mainstream currency with the addition of Euro payment services, its third payment method following the recent addition of SOC coin, the cryptocurrency of the All Football app (see previous report). “By accepting euros we are able to cut down the process time between depositing, exchanging and placing a bet, meaning our …

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Lottoland launches new Bitcoin lottery

21 Dec 2017

Top Irish lottery operator Lottoland has announced a new Bitcoin-based lottery that allows punters to bet in fiat currencies for lottery prizes that could run into millions of dollars, bearing in mind Bitcoin’s phenomenal recent rise in value – by some reports around $15,000 per Bitcoin. The current jackpot stands at 1,025 BTC, but as …

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Was Satoshi Nakamoto really the inventor of Bitcoin?

9 Dec 2015

The conventional wisdom is that Bitcoin was invented by a mysterious Japanese genius named Satoshi Nakamoto, although a credible physical presence has never been demonstrated, creating one of those industry mysteries and associated rumour and myth. Two respected techie publications – Gismodo and Wired – this week suggested that the man behind the Nakamoto alias …

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Bitcoin platform provider integrates Endorphina games

2 Feb 2015

Bitcoin platform provider Coingaming.io has integrated a full range of 24 HD casino games from Czech Republic-based software start-up Endorphina in a content deal announced this week. The integration of Endorphina games will include game titles such as Geisha, Safari and Blast! Boom! Bang!. “Our partnership with Endorphina ensures our network of online Bitcasino operators …

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