Bitcoin

Ladbrokes Among 17 Firms Hacked by Cyber Crook Looking to Sell Details for Bitcoin

Ladbrokes Among 17 Firms Hacked by Cyber Crook Looking to Sell Details for Bitcoin

Grant West, 25, admitted illegally obtaining the details of Just Eat, Uber and Ladbrokes customers' accounts in a bid to sell them on the 'dark web' for Bitcoins.  Hundreds of thousands of customers were reportedly impacted.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Gibraltar Launches Financial Services Licence for Blockchain

Gibraltar Launches Financial Services Licence for Blockchain

Gibraltar's financial services watchdog will introduce the world's first bespoke licence for "fintech" firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology from next month in a bid to attract start-ups to the British overseas territory as it prepares for Brexit.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

UBS's Donovan on Bitcoin: A Bubble Is a Bubble, ‘Will Double on Monthly Basis’

UBS's Donovan on Bitcoin: A Bubble Is a Bubble, ‘Will Double on Monthly Basis’

Steve Keen, economics professor at Kingston University, and Paul Donovan, global chief economist at UBS, discuss bitcoin and its legitimacy. They speak with Tom Keene on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Former Facebook Exec and Golden State Warriors Part Owner Talks Bitcoin and More

Former Facebook Exec and Golden State Warriors Part Owner Talks Bitcoin and More

Chamath Palihapitiya, owner of Golden State Warriors and former Facebook executive, addresses his recent comments on social media, his views on Bitcoin, and his take on Tesla founder Elon Musk in a wide-ranging interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box."

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

South Korea Plans Crypto-Currency Ban

South Korea Plans Crypto-Currency Ban

Bitcoin.com is reporting that South Korean regulators have announced a plan to prevent banks from engaging in activities related to crypto-currencies.  South Korea will no longer be issuing accounts required for crypto trading. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Bitcoin’s Skyrocketing Price Trigger Regulatory Warnings, Exchanges Raided

Bitcoin’s Skyrocketing Price Trigger Regulatory Warnings, Exchanges Raided

Bitcoin’s skyrocketing price has triggered a wave of warnings from regulatory institutions including The European Central Bank (ECB) .

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Winklevoss Bros: Bitcoin Like Gold 2.0

Winklevoss Bros: Bitcoin Like Gold 2.0

Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss, co-founders at Gemini, discuss the positives of bitcoin, the cryptocurrency's potential to disrupt gold, and the potential for a further twentyfold increase in the price of bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Bitcoin Transaction Costs Skyrocket Above $20

Bitcoin Transaction Costs Skyrocket Above $20

There is a worry among online gambling operators and some gamblers themselves that fees tied to the crypto-currency Bitcoin are getting too high for comfort.  On Tuesday, it was reported that Bitcoin transaction fees had shot above $20.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

Bitcoin 'Mania' Driven By Assets Not Linked To Central Banks Says Portfolio Manager

Bitcoin 'Mania' Driven By Assets Not Linked To Central Banks Says Portfolio Manager

R.J. Gallo, Federated senior portfolio manager, and Hans Olsen, Stifel global head of investment strategy for wealth and management, discuss the investing environment ahead of the Fed's two-day meeting.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

Cyber Attacks and Falling Prices Just Two Days Into Bitcoin Futures

Cyber Attacks and Falling Prices Just Two Days Into Bitcoin Futures

Cboe's Bitcoin futures fell slightly after soaring in their first full trading day Monday.  A number of exchanges were down as a result of apparent cyber attacks as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

Bitcoin Billionaire Roger Ver Tells Gambling911 Bitcoin Cash to Dominate

Bitcoin Billionaire Roger Ver Tells Gambling911 Bitcoin Cash to Dominate

Gambling911.com had an opportunity this past weekend to spend some time in Antigua with one of the very first to invest in and become a billionaire as a result of the crypto-currency Bitcoin, Roger Ver. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Cryptocurrency Conference Announced for Hong Kong 2018

Cryptocurrency Conference Announced for Hong Kong 2018

All the big names in crypto-currency will be making their way to Hong Kong this coming May 18, 2018 for tthe first ever bComm conference organized by the one and only Calvin Ayre (CalvinAyre.com and CoinGeek.com).

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Bitcoin Futures Opening ‘Orderly’, Start With a Bang, Move Above $18K

Bitcoin Futures Opening ‘Orderly’, Start With a Bang, Move Above $18K

Bitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange Monday resulted in an 18 percent rise.  The futures contract that expires in January surged $2,730 to $18,190 during the morning hours on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Bitcoin Futures Start Trading on CBOE Exchange

Bitcoin Futures Start Trading on CBOE Exchange

The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Ace Per Head Becomes the Only Pay Per Head to Accept Ether

Ace Per Head Becomes the Only Pay Per Head to Accept Ether

In line with our tradition of constantly innovating and revolutionizing the pay per head industry, AcePerHead.com has become the only price per head service to accept Ether, one of the fastest growing cryptocurrencies in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Major Investment Firms Ready as Bitcoin Futures Launch Monday Morning

Major Investment Firms Ready as Bitcoin Futures Launch Monday Morning

Bitcoin futures began going live in the Asian market early Monday morning, and they could change the game for cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2017

Dr. Craig S. Wright Appears on Vin Armani Show: Is He the Real Satoshi Nakamoto?

Dr. Craig S. Wright Appears on Vin Armani Show: Is He the Real Satoshi Nakamoto?

Last week, Dr. Craig S. Wright was interviewed by Vin Armani for his popular crypto-currency show.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2017

With Bitcoin Explosion, CoinBase Sends Out Advisory

With Bitcoin Explosion, CoinBase Sends Out Advisory

We at Coinbase couldn’t be more excited by the explosion of interest in digital currencies. The last few weeks has seen an unprecedented increase in the price of digital currencies

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2017

RBS's Davies Says Bitcoin Is 'Irrational Exuberance’

Howard Davies, chairman at RBS, discusses bitcoin as the cryptocurrency surges above $15,000. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2017

Bitcoin Crosses Through $17000 as Concerns Mount - BBC News

Bitcoin Crosses Through $17000 as Concerns Mount - BBC News

Bitcoin briefly crossed through the $17,000 (£12,615) mark in volatile Asian trading, extending its record breaking run.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2017

Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Ethereum - Which Is Better For Sportsbooks?

Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Ethereum - Which Is Better For Sportsbooks?

Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum have become the 3 most popular digital currencies in the world. Bitcoin is the most popular while Litecoin was designed to be a Bitcoin alternative.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

Bitcoin Futures May be the Next Big Short

Bitcoin Futures May be the Next Big Short

“It’s not a trade for the faint-hearted,” Basak said.  “Bitcoin has surged this year.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Warning Against Online Gambling Sites Bearing Initial Coin Offerings

Warning Against Online Gambling Sites Bearing Initial Coin Offerings

Vancouver-based FansUnite is the latest site hopeful of accepting real-money wagers starting next year via a proprietary digital currency it’s calling the FansUnite Token (FAN).

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

US Shuts Down ‘Fast-Moving’ ICO Fraud

US Shuts Down ‘Fast-Moving’ ICO Fraud

A brand-new cybersecurity unit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is going after a Canadian man it says is behind a scheme to defraud investors by promising a speedy, 13-fold profit.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Bitcoin Cash CEO ‘We Won’t Need Banks Anymore’

Bitcoin Cash CEO ‘We Won’t Need Banks Anymore’

Back in late November, Rick Falkvinge, CEO of BitCoin Cash and founder of the Swedish Pirate Party, joined RT to discuss the cryptocurrency and its potential impact on the banking sector.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Columbia University Professor: ‘Bitcoin Should be Outlawed’

Columbia University Professor: ‘Bitcoin Should be Outlawed’

Appearing on Bloomberg News recently, Columbia University professor and economist Joseph Stiglitz said he believes the cryptocurrency that today is so popular with online gamers “should be outlawed”.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Understanding Bitcoin's Surge And Its Use Around The World

Understanding Bitcoin's Surge And Its Use Around The World

James Altucher talks 200 billion and 200 trillion and what it all means for Bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2017

Blankfein and Bloomberg on Small Business, Bitcoin, Taxes

Blankfein not guessing that Bitcoin will work out, Bloomberg skeptical of governments around the world losing control over monetary policy

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2017

The Use Of Bitcoin In Online Gambling

The Use Of Bitcoin In Online Gambling

Bitcoin is still perceived as the proverbial boogieman. To a degree, it's still uncharted waters and its volatility factor has financial regulators scratching their heads.

''Bitcoin technology offers simplicity to online betting. A BTC-only betting platform makes provision for instant transactions, low fees, access to global players and enhanced player security.''

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/02/2017

Step-By-Step Guide on How to Buy Bitcoin Cash

Step-By-Step Guide on How to Buy Bitcoin Cash

There are those who believe Bitcoin Cash, the cutoff cryptocurreny from Bitcoin, will ultimately become the leader in this space.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2017

Breaking News

Mafia Planned to Infiltrate Malta Gambling Sector

Mafia Planned to Infiltrate Malta Gambling Sector

An anti-Mafia investigation in Palermo uncovered “advanced plans” by Mafia clans to relocate their underground activities through online gaming companies in Malta, the Times of Malta is informed.

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Caesars Bans Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

Caesars Bans Poker Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

A player suing Caesars Casino for allegedly banning him had previously worked for the now-defunct Legendz Sports, a company the US Government forced to close in 2013.