CRYPTOCURRENCIES

With Micropayments, the Use Cases Are Infinite... Especially With Gaming

With Micropayments, the Use Cases Are Infinite... Especially With Gaming

The unique ability to conduct micropayments using the BSV blockchain is a recurring theme throughout the inaugural Unbounded Capital Summit in New York City.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/09/2023

Lawyer Involved With Online Poker Cheating Scandal Flips on FTX Founder

Lawyer Involved With Online Poker Cheating Scandal Flips on FTX Founder

Friedberg reportedly gave details about FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, in a Nov. 22 meeting with two dozen investigators. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/06/2023

2023 the Year of BSV Predicts Ayre

2023 the Year of BSV Predicts Ayre

"BSV’s demonstrated capacity to enable millions of nanopayments with fees measured in fractions of a cent make BSV the only blockchain capable of taking advantage of the exponential growth in IP addresses that the introduction of the IPv6 standard will bring," Ayre says.  Plus Breaking: Coinbase $100 Million Settlement

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/04/2023

CoinGeek Reveals FTX Lawyer Dan Friedberg Ties to Electonics Website

CoinGeek Reveals FTX Lawyer Dan Friedberg Ties to Electonics Website

CoinGeek warned of Dan Friedberg's shady associations well before the FTX crypto exchange's epic collapse.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/03/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Off to Serve Home Detention, Spotted in Airline Lounge

NY Times: Emails Reveal Sam Bankman-Fried’s Courtship of Federal Regulators

CoinGeek had Bankman-Fried among its "Crypto Crime Cartel" back in November 2021, a full year prior to the FTX collapse.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/26/2022

These Gambling Operators and Friends of the Industry Are Getting Lumps of Coal This Christmas

Who's been naughty?  Who's been nice?  Some gambling operators and individuals associated with the industry were more than a little naughty.  Let's see who among our friends is getting a big 'ol lump of coal in their stocking.

PointsBet People (Drew Brees Lightning Strike Gag)

Some genius put his name to this one.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/23/2022

Bitcoin and the Gambling Industry: FAQs

Bitcoin and the Gambling Industry: FAQs

We also explore whether one can legally place bets with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2022

An Utter Failure of Corporate Controls at FTX as Founder Agrees to Extradition

An Utter Failure of Corporate Controls at FTX as Founder Agrees to Extradition

Bankman-Fried waived his rights to a hearing on the matter.  Some reports suggest he fell asleep during a Monday court appearance.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2022

Cryptocurrency and Gambling

Since the earliest human civilizations, men have been wagering their earnings on games of chance or skill. Throughout our history, gambling (or betting) has endured as one of the most popular forms of entertainment. Venues have changed, games have evolved, but the desire for people to play these games has stayed the same.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2022

Tesla’s Elon Musk is Twitter’s Biggest Stakeholder: They Should be Thrilled He is About to Walk Away

Tesla’s Elon Musk is Twitter’s Biggest Stakeholder: Oddsmakers on Alert

The oddsmakers at BetOnline have offered Twitter odds over this past year in light of Elon Musk buying the social media platform.  Now he is set to step down as its CEO?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/19/2022

4 Crypto Gambling Trends Which Will Transform the Industry in 2023

4 Crypto Gambling Trends Which Will Transform the Industry in 2023

It doesn't exactly take a rocket scientist to guess which of the four predicted trends in crypto gambling will almost certainly take effect in 2023.  That would be increased regulatory scrutiny. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Dec/16/2022

Bankman-Fried's Mom Laughs During Hearing After Being Told Son a Fugitive

Bankman-Fried's Mom Laughs During Hearing After Being Told Son a Fugitive

His father, Joseph Bankman, "occasionally put his fingers in his ears as if to drown out the sound of the proceedings," per CoinDesk.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2022

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested in Bahamas, Being Extradited to US

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested in Bahamas, Being Extradited to US

No word yet on whether FTX Compliance Officer once tied to giant online poker cheating scandal will be criminally charged.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2022

How to Open an Online Casino in 2023

You don't have to be Steve Wynn to own a casino.  Heck, anyone these days can open an online casino, and it is far easier than one might think.  You won't even need much in the way of initial capital. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2022

Online Gambling Trends Expected to Catch on in 2023

Online Gambling Trends Expected to Catch on in 2023

While Artificial Intelligence will be used more to enhance the overall player experience in an online casino and virtual reality could come into its own (emphasis on the word "could"), the hot trend in gaming for 2023 could very well be a call for more enhanced security on many fronts.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Nov/28/2022

Red Flags Always There for Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX Exchange

Plus nChain announces the appointment of Christen Ager-Hanssen as its new Group CEO.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/27/2022

FTXXX: So Many Screwed as Gambling Site Now Offering Odds on Next Crypto Exchange to Go Under

Those behind the collapsed crypto exchange FTX lived a lavish life of pill-popping, bed-hopping and video games in their $40-million Bahamas penthouse.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/22/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 21, 2022 (10 am ET)

Another one bites the dust in the world of U.S. regulated sportsbooks and a bunch of companies damaged by the recent demise of the FTX Exchange as the later scrubs its page of any mention it employed an attorney tied to a massive poker cheating scheme as Head of Compliance.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/21/2022

Brentford Striker Toney Charged With Breaching Betting Rules: 232 Breaches

Brentford Striker Toney Charged With Breaching Betting Rules: 232 Breaches

Plus Tom Brady among those named in lawsuit against collapsed crypto exchange.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/16/2022

Discussing Advanced Bookmaking and Betting, Plus Jockey Charged

Discussing Advanced Bookmaking and Betting, Plus Jockey Charged

"You always want to strive to increase limits long term," professional sports bettor Spanky says.  "The more you write - and if the sportsbook is run properly - the more you will earn".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 15, 2022 (9 am)

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 15, 2022 (9 am)

Line on Coastal Carolina vs. UVA Drops Nearly 2 Points in Wake of Shootings, The FTX Blood Bath Continues and SiGMA Kicks Off in Malta

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/15/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 12, 2022 (1 pm)

Tom Brady's ties to now bankrupt FTX, Mattress Mack sits down with Gambling911 and over 30 arrested following raid of Mob-tied gambling establishment.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 11, 2022 (11:30 am ET)

The FTX crypto exchange announced Friday morning it had filed for bankruptcy.  The company's Chief Regulatory Officer once played center stage in a highly publicized poker cheating scandal.  Plus updates on UFC gambling probe.  And what's next for California sports betting?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2022

FTX Crashing Crypto Exchange Exec Had Ties to Massive Poker Cheating Scandal

FTX Crashing Crypto Exec Had Ties to Massive Poker Cheating Scandal

The one-time attorney for the poker firm was heard on an audio tape "actively conspiring with the other principals in attendance to (a) publicly obfuscate the source of the cheating, (b) minimize the amount of restitution made to players, and (c) force shareholders to shoulder most of the bill"

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/10/2022

Pros and Cons of Using Ethereum in an Online Casino

Bitcoin is known as the most popular cryptocurrency on the market, but Ehtereum has now become the second most widely used cryptocurrency.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/09/2022

6 Top Tier Game Options Available For Punters at Crypto Casinos

6 Top Tier Game Options Available For Punters at Crypto Casinos

Online casinos in recent years - especially since the global pandemic - are giving their conventional counterparts a run for their money.  This growth has also corresponded with the mainstream acceptance of digital currencies such as bitcoin. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/03/2022

Combat IQ, Bitcoin and Gambling Perfect Together

Combat IQ, Bitcoin and Gambling Perfect Together

Christian Giang, CTO and co-founder at Combat IQ, sat down with Kurt Wuckert of the CoinGeek Pulse to discuss how joining the sports analytics platform for Mixed Martial Arts combines his passion for martial arts and his knowledge of the machine learning space.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/27/2022

Taxes on Casino Winnings in America - Useful Tips

Taxes on Casino Winnings in America - Useful Tips

All gambling winnings, whether $5 or $5,000, must be declared as "other income" on Schedule 1 (Form 1040) of your tax return.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/25/2022

Craig Wright Recounts Disturbing Web Bullying: 'Your Slanty Eyed Asian Wife is a F***ing S***'

Internet bullies also threatened to rape Wright's daughter.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/18/2022

Can't Use a Credit Card at BetR: Founders Announce Big Move in Vegas

Can't Use a Credit Card at BetR: Founders Announce Big Move in Vegas

The online sports betting site known for its microbetting payments and partnership with YouTube sensation Logan Paul announced at this week's Las Vegas Gaming Expo it will not permit customers to use a credit card when opening an online betting account or placing wagers.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/11/2022

Breaking News

Betsson Blacklisted!

Betsson Group’s 14 owned brands, including Betsson, Star Casino and Betsafe, are also specifically listed.