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CoinList CEO Sees Bitcoin Hitting $100K By Start of Next Year But Supply Chain Backup Stands in Way

CoinList CEO Sees Bitcoin Hitting $100K By Start of Next Year But Supply Chain Backup Stands in Way

The digital currency hit a record high of $66,000 on October 20 following the launch of a hotly-anticipated U.S. Bitcoin futures ETF.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/28/2021

Critics Question Utility’s Bitcoin-Mining Data Center

Missouri’s largest utility has set up a data center at the site of one of its coal-fired power plants that it is using to mine the Internet for bitcoins.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/27/2021

Mastercard Expands Cryptocurrency Services With Wallets, Loyalty Rewards

Mastercard Expands Cryptocurrency Services With Wallets, Loyalty Rewards

Mastercard Inc said on Monday it would allow partners on its network to enable their consumers to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency using a digital wallet, as well as reward them with digital currencies under loyalty programs.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/26/2021

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin climbed to a record high on Wednesday, and the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) built on gains after a solid debut on Tuesday.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/20/2021

Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Sees Trouble at $60,000

Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Sees Trouble at $60,000

Speaking to CNBC this week, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko believes investors will take profits due to the cryptocurrency’s sharp rally over the last few weeks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/17/2021

U.S. Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

U.S. Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

The United States has overtaken China to account for the largest share of the world's bitcoin mining, data published on Wednesday by Britain's Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance showed.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/14/2021

Fake News: How an Elaborate Hoax in the Crypto Space Led to Death Threats

Fake New: How an Elaborate Hoax in the Crypto Space Led to Death Threats

We can probably speak on behalf of CoinGeek when we say, near and dear to our hearts was today's panel on Media Influence: How News Reporting Affects the Digital Asset Market.  Like Gambling911.com, CoinGeek we know strives to report fair and balanced news.  But not every story out there in the digital assets space proves to be factual. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/06/2021

Bitcoin SV as Turing Complete System

Bitcoin SV as Turing Complete System

There is a controversy that's been emerging in the cryptocurrency community that claims Bitcoin cannot be used as a turing complete system.  In computability theory, a system of data-manipulation rules is said to be Turing-complete or computationally universal if it can be used to simulate any Turing machine, meaning the ability to recognize or decide other data-manipulation rule sets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/29/2021

CoinGeek NYC Live or Virtual: One Week to Go

CoinGeek NYC Live or Virtugal: One Week to Go

There’s only a week left until the CoinGeek Conference in New York City. And as a proud association partner, Bitcoin Association is inviting you to watch the final round of the 4th BSV Hackathon during the conference!

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/28/2021

China's Top Regulators Ban Crypto Trading and Mining, Sending Bitcoin Tumbling

China's Top Regulators Ban Crypto Trading and Mining, Sending Bitcoin Tumbling

China's most powerful regulators on Friday intensified a crackdown on cryptocurrencies with a blanket ban on all crypto transactions and mining, hitting bitcoin and other major coins and pressuring crypto and blockchain-related stocks.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/25/2021

Oregon Ducks Star Kayvon Thibodeaux Launches Own Cryptocurrency

Oregon Ducks Star Kayvon Thibodeaux Launches Own Cryptocurrency

Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux announced Thursday the launch of his own cryptocurrency.  The news comes following changes to the NCAA's name, image and likeness rules made in July.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/23/2021

Businesses That Have Survived Rough Times

Businesses That Have Survived Rough Times

If you have an online iGaming project and you also want to expand it with sports betting, then it’s important to have high-functioning sportsbook software. Well, the aim of any gambling or betting site is to attract as many players as possible by providing them the best experience possible.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/23/2021

Bitcoin Site Goes Dark After Apparent Hacking

Bitcoin Site Goes Dark After Apparent Hacking

Bitcoin.org, the website that was once the main landing portal for all things Bitcoin, today suffered an embarrassing hack that has already cost naive BTC users money.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/23/2021

Bitcoin, Ether Slump as Market Selloff Widens

Bitcoin, Ether Slump as Market Selloff Widens

Cryptocurrency prices sank on Monday as concerns over the spillover risk to the global economy from Chinese property group Evergrande's (3333.HK) troubles spread across financial markets.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/21/2021

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If you are ready to join the sports betting business, then make sure to do it right, with the right help and tools, so that you can make sure to get the best results out of it. With Price per Head, you get a golden chance to have full backup and support from a fully operative sportsbook company, with all the best tools and services, and for the lowest price and risk possible. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2021

Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital on Thursday which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/17/2021

Fake News: Litecoin Foundation Says No Deal With Walmart

Walmart had earlier disputed the claims after a number of outlets reported on the fake story.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/13/2021

Bitcoin is Barter, Not Money, Mexico Central Bank Chief Says

Bitcoin is Barter, Not Money, Mexico Central Bank Chief Says

Bitcoin is more like a means of barter than "evolved" fiat money, Mexico's central back chief said on Thursday, calling it a high-risk investment and a poor store of value.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/10/2021

El Salvador's World-First Adoption of Bitcoin Endures Bumpy First Day

El Salvador's World-First Adoption of Bitcoin Endures Bumpy First Day

El Salvador's historic adoption of bitcoin as legal tender on Tuesday was beset by teething problems, as an angry protest by mistrustful citizens, technological glitches and a dip in the cryptocurrency clouded the rollout.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/08/2021

9 Weeks Free Pay Per Head

9 Weeks Free Pay Per Head

There is plenty more to get excited about ahead of this NFL season if you are a bookie or agent looking for a new Pay Per Head or to switch over your players from your current platform (in under an hour).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/07/2021

Bitcoin Fever Reaches Honduras With First Crypto ATM

Bitcoin Fever Reaches Honduras With First Crypto ATM

The first cryptocurrency ATM in Honduras opened this week as Bitcoin backers sought to spur demand for virtual assets after neighbouring El Salvador became the first country to establish bitcoin as legal tender.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/30/2021

A Personal Invite to Elon Musk to Attend CoinGeek NYC

A Personal Invite to Elon Musk to Attend CoinGeek NYC

Dr. Craig Wright has reached out to Elon Musk to join him for the upcoming CoinGeek New York City conference "to discuss and learn how #BSV resolves concerns regarding environmental sustainability, scaling, transaction throughput, and energy efficiency."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2021

Calvin Ayre: 'Binance is Organized Crime'

Calvin Ayre: 'Binance is Organized Crime'

In doing so via his Twitter account, Ayre tweeted out a piece from the Times of London that declares "Binance is ‘not capable’ of proper supervision".  The damning report was published on Thursday.  Plus: Come Join Gambling911 at the BSV Blockchain Conference in Miami September 1

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/26/2021

Bitcoin "Whales" Jump Back Into Market

Bitcoin "Whales" Jump Back Into Market

Bitcoin ‘whales’ jumped back into market during cryptocurrency’s rebound to $50,000 Tuesday but by Wednesday morning things had gotten mighty ugly.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/25/2021

BTC Mixer Helix Founder Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering, Could Spend 20 Years Behind Bars

BTC Mixer Helix Founder Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering, Could Spend 20 Years Behind Bars

The founder of Helix, a Bitcoin mixing service, is accused of assisting criminals with the movement of around 350,000 BTC.  Larry Dean Harmon plead guilty this week to laundering more than $300,000 million worth of BTC from 2014 to 2017.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/21/2021

Tougher Rules Coming for Bitcoin, Other Cryptos: Plus Blockchain Event Coming to MIA

Tougher Rules Coming for Bitcoin, Other Cryptos: Plus Blockchain Event Coming to MIA

The market for cryptocurrencies has ballooned. It is currently estimated to be worth about $2 trillion, writes David Gura of NPR.  This means more rules, more regulation.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/20/2021

BSV Blockchain Conference to Take Place at the SLS Brickell Hotel in Miami

BSV Blockchain Conference to Take Place at the SLS Brickell Hotel in Miami

The BSV blockchain is capturing global attention with its massive scaling, rapid growth and powerful technical capabilities. BSV enables efficient micropayments, high transaction volume, greater data capacity, and diverse business uses.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/17/2021

Messi Joins Crypto Craze as He Receives Part of PSG Fee in Fan Tokens

Messi Joins Crypto Craze as He Receives Part of PSG Fee in Fan Tokens

Soccer star Lionel Messi's signing on fee at Paris St Germain includes some of the French club's cryptocurrency fan tokens, in the latest big name endorsement of new digital assets.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/14/2021

Bitcoin Moves Past $46K Again as Rebound Continues

Bitcoin Moves Past $46K Again as Rebound Continues

After falling from a May high of $49,770.33 down into the low and mid-30,000 range, Bitcoin investors can breathe a sigh of relief for the moment.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/09/2021

Ethereum Software Upgrade Activated; Ether Reverses Losses, Trades Up

Ethereum Software Upgrade Activated; Ether Reverses Losses, Trades Up

Ethereum, the second-largest blockchain network, went through a major software upgrade on Thursday, which is expected to stabilize transaction fees and reduce supply of the ether token.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/05/2021

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MiamiCoin Loses 95% of its Value in Wake of Crypto Bloodbath

MiamiCoin Loses 95% of its Value in Wake of Crypto Bloodbath

Even with most of the Miami commissioners jumping on board the crypto bandwagon, its Mayor is the only one who has provided his full support for MiamiCoin, and that could prove costly as investors get taken for a ride.