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All the latest cryptocurrency news including Bitcoin Core, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, Ethereum and dozens more with many online gambling sites now accepting a variety of these digital currencies.

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Bitcoin Worldwide Acceptance Monitor

Bitcoin Worldwide Acceptance Monitor

Here you will find all the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin's worldwide acceptance.  Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies now account for upwards of 70% of all funding at many online gambling sites operating in restrictive (or highly regulated) markets. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2019

How Cryptocurrency Can Benefit You at Online Casinos

How Cryptocurrency Can Benefit You at Online Casinos

There are plenty of benefits for making cryptocurrency your payment method of choice when playing at online casinos – read on to find out more!

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/11/2019

Pros and cons of using Ethereum in Online Casino

Bitcoin is known as the most popular cryptocurrency on the market, but Ehtereum is on its way to become the second one.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/04/2019

Wavesbet Enters Into Partnership Deal With Web Security Icon John McAfee

Wavesbet Enters Into Partnership Deal With Web Security Icon John McAfee

This week, the cryptocurrency gaming website Wavesbet announced it had entered into a strategic partnership with British-American computer programmer and businessman John McAfee.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/04/2019

Bitcoin Plunges Below 10K: Here's Why

Bitcoin Plunges Below 10K: Here's Why

Bitcoin, and nearly all cryptocurrencies for that matter, have seen their prices drop over the past 48 hours.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/15/2019

EZ365 Launches Blockchain-Based Casino, Sports, and eSports Betting Platform

EZ365 Launches Blockchain-Based Casino, Sports, and eSports Betting Platform

EZ365 this week announced the launch of its cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a blockchain education portal to coincide with the introduction of its digital asset exchange.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/11/2019

Can I Open a Sportsbook Account Online Anonymously With Just an Email?

Can I Open a Sportsbook Account Online Anonymously With Just an Email?

JazzSports.ag is truly re-inventing itself.  The company, which has been in operation since 1995, now allows prospective customers to register and send funds to open an online sportsbook account by simply providing an email.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/29/2019

Bitcoin on Rollercoaster Ride Wednesday

Bitcoin on Rollercoaster Ride Wednesday

The world's largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin fell around 8% in a matter of hours following a sharp rise Wednesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/10/2019

The New Trending Crypto | Litecoin

The New Trending Crypto | Litecoin

Cryptocurrency is without doubt the hottest form of currency when it comes to paying for and receiving payouts from online sportsbooks. The beauty of cryptocurrency is the ease of use for both the sender and the receiver.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/08/2019

Craig Wright Tells Federal Court No Access to $10 Billion Bitcoin Fortune

Craig Wright Tells Federal Court No Access to $10 Billion Bitcoin Fortune

Dr. Craig Wright, who claims to be the real creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, has told a court he is in unable to access his $10 billion dollar fortune.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2019

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin continued on a roll Tuesday nearly eclipsing the $13,000 mark during the evening hours.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/26/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 22 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday June 22, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2019

Satoshi Lives! This Government Just Recognized Dr. Craig Wright as Bitcoin Founder

Satoshi Lives!  This Government Just Recognized Dr. Craig Wright as Bitcoin Founder

Years of speculation and still plenty of non-believers, at least one nation's government this week has recognized Dr. Craig Wright as Bitcoin's founder.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/21/2019

We Made It: Bitcoin Climbs Above $10K

We Made It: Bitcoin Climbs Above $10K

Bitcoin hit a milestone Friday June 21 with a climb above the $10,000 mark, the highest since early 2018.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/21/2019

Can I Send Bitcoin From Texas to Gamble Online?

Can I Send Bitcoin From Texas to Gamble Online?

It is legal to use Bitcoin in the United States, and this includes Texas.  While you can send and receive funds to and from your online gambling account, it is important that you do so using a wallet, and not directly between an exchange and the gambling website.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/18/2019

BetOnline Announces New June Bitcoin Sportsbook Promos

BetOnline Announces New June Bitcoin Sportsbook Promos

For years, sports bettors all around the world have been asking for the perfect solution for fast, accurate and hassle free deposits and withdrawals.  It’s been a long time coming but Bitcoin (BTC) checks off all of those boxes and more. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/18/2019

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin, the best known of the cryptocurrencies, has reached over $9200 Monday morning. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/17/2019

Square Founder Jack Dorsey Talks Bitcoin as Price Inches Close to $8500

Square Founder Jack Dorsey Talks Bitcoin as Price Inches Close to $8500

Speaking to Quartz.com this week, Twitter co-founder and Square founder Jack Dorsey offered his opinion on the future of Bitcoin and predicts a cashless society as the price of that cryptocurrency traded just under $8500 Friday morning. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/14/2019

Do I have to Buy a Whole Bitcoin to Bet Online?

Do I have to Buy a Whole Bitcoin to Bet Online?

With the price of Bitcoin hovering around the $8000 mark and online gambling sites pushing both current and prospective customers to deposit funds using the cryptocurrency, many people are reluctant as they mistakenly believe at least one Bitcoin is needed to deposit, or $8000 USD to purchase one Bitcoin.  This simply is not the case.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

BitcoinSV CoinGeek Toronto Conference 2019 Developers Day Highlights

BitcoinSV CoinGeek Toronto Conference 2019 Developers Day Highlights

The CoinGeek Toronto Conference kicked off Wednesday with the Developers Day, an intimate gathering with Bitcoin SV developers who are learning how to take the technology to the moon.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2019

Intersection of Blockchain and i-Gaming Stronger Than Ever

Intersection of Blockchain and i-Gaming Stronger Than Ever

Carla Maree Vella of Consultxd opined that iGaming is among the "leading sectors in the space in terms of monatization and exemplication of blockchain".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/30/2019

Bitcoin Near $9000 Mark: Best One Month Performance in Two Years

Bitcoin Near $9000 Mark: Best One Month Performance in Two Years

Bitcoin has had its best one-month rally since 2017 and shows no sign of declining.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/27/2019

Hedge Fund Manager $1 Million Bet on Bitcoin

Hedge Fund Manager $1 Million Bet on Bitcoin

Mark Yusko, CEO of Morgan Creek Capital, has bet $1 million the Bitcoin will outperform the S&P 500 for the rest of the year and beyond.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/24/2019

Bets Taken on Bitcoin Jump

As Bitcoin continues to recover in the market, one bookie is projecting a fortuitous future for the world's most notorious cryptocurrency.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2019

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Ahead of the highly anticipated first ever segment on the long running CBS news magazine 60 Minutes covering bitcoin, Inside Financial looks at the impact blockchain has had on the gaming sector.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

How Do Bookies Pay Their Customers?

Do bookmakers in the United States pay their customers by meeting them in person and slipping cash into their hands in some dark alley?  Today's technology makes it easy for bookies to pay clients utilizing other methods.  It's to a point where they hardly even have to meet face-to-face.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/18/2019

Bitcoin Eclipses $8K Mark

Bitcoin Eclipses $8K Mark

Just a day after Bitcoin shot over the $7000 mark, the cryptocurrency has now peaked at over $8000, hitting $8169 before dropping back to around $7900 Monday night.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

Price of Bitcoin Continues Charging Upwards Despite Binance Security Breach

Price of Bitcoin Continues Charging Upwards Despite Binance Security Breach

Bitcoin, now accounting for upwards of 70% of all funding for online gambling sites operating in the so-called "grey" and "restricted" markets (encompassing some three quarters of the globe), continues to see huge gains in recent days despite ongoing issues with one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

Bitcoin Hits $7K

Bitcoin Hits $7K

Bitcoin was teasing around the $7K mark Saturday afternoon, the highest the cryptocurrency has traded in several months.  Up to 70% of all funding methods with online gambling sites operating in so-called "grey" areas is done through Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/11/2019

Breaking News

Regulators Call for Law Change to Make Chicago Casino Viable

Regulators Call for Law Change to Make Chicago Casino Viable

The Illinois Gaming Board is calling on lawmakers to change state law to make a Chicago casino viable.

Draftkings Sportsbook News

Here you will find all the most recent news pertaining to Draftkings Sportsbook.  The company initially began as an operator of daily fantasy sports and still is successful in that space.  Draftkings and Fanduel together own better than 70% of the sports betting market share in New Jersey.

US State Department Confirms Body of 5Dimes Owner Sean Creighton Found

Monday evening, ESPN.com sports betting reporter David Payne Purdum received official notice from the US State Department that the remains of Sean "Tony" Creighton of San Pedro, Costa Rica-based 5Dimes have been discovered.