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eSports.com AG Files for Insolvency: Another ICO Fail

eSports.com AG Files for Insolvency: Another ICO Fail

eSports.com AG, a German content website and cryptocurrency effort, has filed for insolvency.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/02/2019

Bitcoin Price Spike Blamed on April Fool's Joke?

Bitcoin Price Spike Blamed on April Fool's Joke?

Bitcoin has one of its best days in many months, up more than 16%

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/02/2019

Online Gambling Industry Icon Sue Schneider Joins SBC as Community Director

Online Gambling Industry Icon Sue Schneider Joins SBC as Community Director

Industry veteran Sue Schneider is to join SBC (Sports Betting Community) in a permanent capacity as Community Director as the organisation continues to invest in the US market ahead of this month’s Betting on Sports America conference.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/01/2019

Online Sportsbook Now Accepts Ethereum, Dash

Online Sportsbook Now Accepts Ethereum, Dash

Ethereum and Dash are fast becoming popular funding methods in the world of online gambling

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/25/2019

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin had risen above the $4000 mark Saturday afternoon, trading at $4111 at 2:38 pm EST.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/23/2019

Where Can I Bet the Oscars Online From North Carolina?

You can bet the Oscars online from North Carolina using any number of internationally-based websites.  North Carolina itself does not host online sports betting sites that would offer Oscar betting. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2019

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Following a sharp decline in its price from over $6000 to around $3500 these last five months, Bitcoin was at a one-month high Monday, up nearly 7% on the day to just over $3800.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2019

Canadian Gamblers, Others Still Can't Retrieve More Than $190 Million From QuadrigaCX

Canadian Gamblers, Others Still Can't Retrieve More Than $190 Million From QuadrigaCX

Crtyptocurrency exchange founder Gerald Cotten died of complications from Crohn's disease back in December and now some 115,000 clients are left unable to retrieve approximately $190 million in funds.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/10/2019

QuadrigaCX Founder Dies With Only Access to Exchange Password: Made Out Will Days Prior

The CEO and founder of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX wrote his will just 12 days prior to his death, but he neglected to disclose the crypto exchange password.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/06/2019

Using Bitcoin to Bet the Super Bowl

Using Bitcoin to Bet the Super Bowl

Bitcoin now accounts for upwards of 70% of all online gambling transactions in North America.  One of the reasons is the lightning fast payouts associated with the cryptocurrency, often under a few hours.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/27/2019

Costa Rica Law Enforcement Doubtful Sean Creighton Kidnapping Will Have Same Results as Ryan Piercy

Piercy was kidnapped in Costa Rica in 2015 and returned a month later

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/22/2019

New Wire Act Interpretation Biggest Hit likely on Out-of-State Payment Processing

New Wire Act Interpretation Biggest Hit likely on Out-of-State Payment Processing

New interpretation of Wire Act now applies to all forms of online gambling not just sports betting

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2019

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appears to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appear to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

The mother of a suspected ring leader in the alleged kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean “Tony” Creighton, appears to have some ties to Malta and bookmakers who once operated there.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/15/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

11 raids conducted early Friday morning

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/11/2019

A Guide to Bitcoin Casinos - How to Choose One

A Guide to Bitcoin Casinos - How to Choose One

The gambling industry has changed beyond recognition. Not only has it gone online and experienced the rise in mobile traffic, but it has also started implementing cryptocurrencies. Now, there are many gambling websites that accept payments in Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, etc. This is because they can benefit from high level of security and anonymity that cryptocurrency provides.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/10/2019

Crypto Debit Card for Online Poker Introduced by Ternio

A new debit card will function similar to that provided by your own bank but tap into your crypto account.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/07/2019

Fastest Payouts for Online Sportsbooks Using Bitcoin

Fastest Payouts for Online Sportsbooks Using Bitcoin

The time it takes to request a payout online from your favorite sportsbook can range anywhere from just a few hours to usually no more than two days.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/01/2019

Sportsbook Software Providers Florida

An excellent Pay Per Head that utilizes the uber popular Bitcoin method of payment throughout Florida and all other states for that matter is PayPerHead.com.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/31/2018

Bitcoin Sportsbook Solutions - California

Bitcoin Sportsbook Solutions - California

An excellent Pay Per Head that utilizes the uber popular Bitcoin method of payment throughout California is PayPerHead.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2018

Cryptocurrency Pay Per Head Florida

Cryptocurrency Pay Per Head Florida

Florida bookies and agents will want to utilize a Pay Per Head that offers varying options in cryptocurrency transactions, in particular Bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/24/2018

Bitcoin Bookie New York

Bitcoin Bookie New York

New York is comprised of Upstate and the NYC Area where sports betting action is concerned, especially when it comes to the NFL.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/24/2018

Bitcoin Bookie Connecticut

Bitcoin Bookie Connecticut

Bookmakers big and small throughout the great state of Connecticut can now offer Bitcoin as an option for payment.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/24/2018

Bitcoin Bookie Rhode Island

Somewhere along the way, tiny little Rhode Island has developed into one of the largest states in terms of College Basketball fan bases, making this state a bookie's dream well past the Super Bowl

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/24/2018

Bitcoin Bookie Maine

Bitcoin Bookie Maine

Bookmakers big and small throughout the great state of Maine can now offer Bitcoin as an option for payment.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/24/2018

Where Can I Get Bitcoin to Play Online Poker? (Part VI)

Where Can I Get Bitcoin to Play Online Poker? (Part VI)

In this article we look at ways of obtaining Bitcoin in order to play online poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/20/2018

5Dimes Moves to 3-4 Day Payment Processing From Under 24 Hours

5Dimes could be following lead of other books in pushing Bitcoin more

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/19/2018

The Cons of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part V)

The Cons of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part V)

In this article we look at the cons of using Bitcoin to make deposits and play real money poker online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2018

The Pros of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part IV)

The Pros of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part IV)

In this article we look at the pros of using Bitcoin to make deposits and play real money poker online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2018

How Much Bitcoin Do I Need to Play Poker Online? (Bitcoin Poker Series Part III)

How Much Bitcoin Do I Need to Play Poker Online?

One only needed 0.013 of Bitcoin to start playing online poker at the exchange rate as of this writing.  This was the equivalent of USD $50.  If you have that amount, you can start playing poker online now. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/26/2018

Breaking News

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

It seems OJ Simpson may be getting into the fantasy sports business.

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

British bookmaker Bet365 has reportedly reached a ‘settlement favourable to ’the bookmaker’ in the infamous case of Megan McCann.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 20 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday June 20, 2019.