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Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

DraftKings Able to Become a Validator on the Polygon Network.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/18/2021

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

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Speaking at last week's CoinGeek Times Square conference Special Agent IRS Criminal Investigation, Richard Reinhardt, warned of the illicit sale of the drug Fentanyl through the blockchain causing countless number of deaths and, just one week later, we learn that poker pro Layne Flack was the latest victim of this scourge.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2021

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

Stablecoins Coming to a Casino Near You

Stablecoins Coming to a Casino Near You

BitBoss have established themselves as a market-leading developer in the iGaming space, leveraging blockchain technology to bring innovative new products to market that facilitate provably fair gaming.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/07/2021

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

MMA Fighter and Former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald Loves His BSV

MMA Fighter and Former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald Loves His BSV

Speaking on a panel regarding The New World of NFTs, former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald discussed the importance of working with the BSV Blockchain and also broke some amazing news that he and former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler are looking to corroborate on an NFT.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2021

Why eSports Operators Should Start Considering the BSV Blockchain

Why eSports Operators Should Start Considering the BSV Blockchain

Speaking at this week's CoinGeek New York, Tyler Farnsworth, CMO of Built by Gamers, revealed that gaming revenues have already exceeded that of the sports and film industry combined, and the BSV Blockchain is expected to play a major role in the continued explosive growth.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/06/2021

Legendary Marketing Guru Donny Deutsch Joins the CoinGeek NYC Panel to Talk BSV

Legendary Marketing Guru Donny Deutsch Joins the CoinGeek NYC Panel to Talk BSV

Those participating in this week's highly anticipated CoinGeek NYC conference were in for a surprise treat as Dr. Craig Wright, widely regarded as the "Father of Bitcoin" was joined on stage by the one and only Donny Deutsch. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/05/2021

CoinGeek NYC Kicks Off With a Bang: Emily Ratajokowski, Adrian Grenier On Hand (Watch Live Here)

The conferences, the parties....they are back!  The highly anticipated CoinGeek New York is taking place at the Sheraton Times Square through Thursday and you can still enjoy it virtually here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/05/2021

CoinGeek New York City Conference: Tuesday The Must See Virtual Event for Gaming, eSports Interests

CoinGeek New York City Conference: Tuesday The Must See Virtual Event for Gaming, eSports Interests

CoinGeek New York is finally here and for gaming interests, Tuesday (0ctober 5) will be the most required viewing virtually to find out how Bitcoin SV can revolutionize your operations.  Note: In-person attendance no longer available as it has reached the 500-person threshold.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/04/2021

CoinGeek NYC Kicks Off Tuesday

CoinGeek founder Calvin Ayre was among the hundreds arriving to paricipate in this week's much anticipated CoinGeek Times Square.  Gambling911.com is here through the week covering this prestigious event.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/03/2021

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

Binance Probe Expands, US Regulators Want to End Celsius

Binance Probe Expands, US Regulators Want to End Celsius

Authorities in the United States have reportedly expanded their investigation into Binance cryptocurrency exchange to include possible insider trading and market manipulation.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/27/2021

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

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

Kleiman v. Wright Trial Crypto Odds Up at Bovada

Kleiman v. Wright Trial Crypto Odds Up at Bovada

Bovada has Dr. Wright winning the case at -130.  The Kleiman Estate winning and being rewarded $1 billion pays out $350 for every $100 odds.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/20/2021

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

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Plus CoinGeek sits down with Bryan Cryderman of Handcash, a leading wallet provider for the Bitcoin SV ecosystem.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/15/2021

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

Tether Trading Barred in Canada

Tether Trading Barred in Canada

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) this past week is prohibiting the country’s first registered digital currency exchanges, Wealthsimple and Coinberry, from trading Tether (USDT).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/06/2021

BSV Blockchain Conference Miami - What We Learned

Gambling911.com will be covering today's BSV Blockchain Conference Miami at the SLS Brickell.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2021

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

DraftKings NFTs: Fix Them or Drop Them

DraftKings NFTs: Fix Them or Drop Them

DraftKings recently introduced NFTs or Non-Fungible Tokens to its platform. This has been in cooperation with Tom Brady's Autograph platform.  The concept went live two weeks ago.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/24/2021

Breaking News

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

The 2021-22 NBA regular season tips off tonight with a doubleheader on TNT.

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

We reported on how the Bills became the first team not named the Chiefs or Bucs in 606 days to become the new Super Bowl favorite, but that lasted less than 24 hours.

Thousands of Online, Sports Bets Placed on First Day in CT

Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut.