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Bitcoin for Payments a Distant Dream as Usage Dries Up

The use of bitcoin for commercial payments has dropped dramatically this year, even as the original digital coin starts to fulfill one of the basic features of any payment currency: stability.

Submitted by Reuters on, Nov/21/2018

Safe to Withdraw Funds Now? Bitcoin Stabilizes a Bit Wednesday

Crazy price fluctuations with Bitcoin resulted in a tough week for withdrawing winnings from online gambling sites.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/21/2018

Bitcoin-Rigging Criminal Probe Tied to Tether

Bitcoin-Rigging Criminal Probe Tied to Tether

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether the cryptocurrency Tether was used to prop up Bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/20/2018

How Fast Can I Get Paid Using Bitcoin With an Online Poker Site ((Bitcoin Poker Series Part II)

How Fast Can I Get Paid Using Bitcoin With an Online Poker Site

Using Bitcoin to fund your online poker site is easy and payouts super fast, in some cases just 5 to 40 minutes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/20/2018

Bitcoin Extends Slide Below $4,500, New 2018 Low

Bitcoin Extends Slide Below $4,500, New 2018 Low

Bitcoin tumbled as much as 10 percent on Tuesday to below $4,500 BTC=BTSP, bringing the world's best-known cryptocurrency's losses to 30 percent within a week as a selloff in digital currencies intensified across the board.

Submitted by Reuters on, Nov/20/2018

Bitcoin Skids to a 13-month Low, Goes Below $5000

Bitcoin fell below $5000 shortly before Noon Eastern Standard Time Monday, the lowest the cryptocurrency has fallen in over 11 months.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/19/2018

'Bitcoin on its Way to Zero,' Professor Claims: Won't Gloat Though After This Week's Plunge

'Bitcoin on its Way to Zero,' Professor Claims: Won't Gloat Though After This Week's Plunge

Nouriel Roubini, currently a professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, was quick to speak out following Bitcoin’s 13 percent drop overnight midweek.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2018

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Causing Disruption in Crypto Market

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Causing Disarray in Crypto Market

The price of Bitcoin has been hanging around the $5500 mark over the past two days following a dramatic drop midweek, nearly 14%, from around $6500.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2018

Is Bitcoin Back On The Rise? Plus Why It Matters To Online Bookies

bitcoin on the rise

Some have sounded the alarm that Bitcoin’s back on the rise. If Bitcoin shifts from a downward trend to an upward trend, online bookies stand to benefit.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/15/2018

US Government Gets Involved in Case of Missing 5Dimes Owner

US Government Gets Involved in Case of Missing 5Dimes Owner

The US Department of State has confirmed they are looking into the disappearance of missing sportsbook owner Sean "Tony" Creighton.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2018

Murder Number 582 and 583 This Year in Costa Rica as 5Dimes Tony Body Still Unaccounted For

Murder Number 582 and 583 This Year in Costa Rica as 5Dime Tony Body Still Unaccounted For

After reporting eight days ago that the body of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton had been found, the Costa Rica Star stopped reporting on the matter, has offered no further verification, and - according to what we are hearing within their office - have no intention to pursue the story any further.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2018

How Do I Use Bitcoin to Bet Poker Online? (Bitcoin Poker Series Part I)

Being an intergral part of the gaming industry, we here at Gambling911.com are constantly asked two questions that might otherwise shock our regular readers:  "How can I play online poker with real money?" And - wait for it - "How do I buy and use Bitcoin?"

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/28/2018

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

A Diario report reveals that the wife of kidnapped 5Dimes owner communicated with a manager of the betting firm to send more than $700K in bitcoin ransom to Cuba hours after Sean "Tony" Creighton allegedly disappeared.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/19/2018

5Dimes Issues Statement Regarding Kidnapping of Owner

5Dimes Issues Statement Regarding Kidnapping of Owner

Costa Rica sportsbook 5Dimes issued a statement to at least one media outlet in regard to the alleged kidnapping of its colorful owner, Sean "Tony" Creighton, 43 of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/18/2018

Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Vehicle Found Intentionally Crashed by Perps

Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Vehicle Found Intentionally Crashed by Perpetrators

Diaro Extra has what it says is a photo of the vehicle driven by 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton intentionally crashed into a gate.  Creighton was reported kidnapped on September 25.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/17/2018

Status of 5Dimes Uncertain in Wake of Owner's Disappearance

Status of 5Dimes Uncertain in Wake of Owner's Disappearance

Following word that the owner of San Jose, Costa Rica-based 5Dimes Sportsbook was reportedly kidnapped three weeks ago, those with money at the book have been scrambling to find out more details. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2018

Another $6 Billion of Value wiped Out of Bitcoin in a Day

Another $6 Billion of Value wiped Out of Bitcoin in a Day

Cryptocurrencies, which today accounts for upwards of 70% of all online gambling transactions in the North American market, lost approximately $6 billion of its value in a single day Thursday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/12/2018

Bitcoin Gains Some Ground Wednesday as Google Partially Reverses Ban

Bitcoin Gains Some Ground Wednesday as Google Partially Reverses Ban

Google's partial reverse of its Bitcoin ban has resulted in the price of that cryptocurrency gaining some ground Wednesday.  The price of Bitcoin was hovering around $6500 closing in on Midnight Eastern Standard Time.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2018

Ayre Commits to Never Allowing Bitmain to Chain Split Bitcoin Again

Ayre Commits to Never Allowing Bitmain to Chain Split Bitcoin Again

"We will fight any attempts by anyone else to cause a chain split. CoinGeek and friends believe in the Satoshi Vision for the evolution of Bitcoin and that means all disputes should be settled by Nakamoto consensus and Miner hash elections...."

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Americas Cardroom Especially Lucrative This Week for Crypto Supporters

Americas Cardroom Especially Lucrative This Week for Crypto Supporters

US-facing online poker site accepts over 60 cryptocurrencies

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2018

3 Benefits Of Switching To Cryptocurrency for The Football Betting Season

3 Benefits Of Switching To Cryptocurrency for The Football Betting Season

Cryptocurrency has a lot of added benefits for individual online bookies. However, there are even more benefits with the right payment systems. Find out how bookies can make even more cash with football betting using cryptocurrency!

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2018

Bitmain Launches World Digital Mining Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia --Bitmain Technologies Ltd, a world leader in blockchain hardware, software, and services, has partnered with BitKan to host the inaugural World Digital Mining Summit on September 21 st to 23 rd: a three-day industry insight and networking summit held in Tbilisi, capital city of Georgia. The World Digital Mining Summit will feature 30+ speakers and up to 1,000 attendees.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2018

Bitcoin Price Rises Sharply in Just 20 Minutes, Winklevoss Launch Crypto Org

Bitcoin Price Rises Sharply in Just 20 Minutes, Winklevoss Launch Crypto Org

Total market rose by a total of $11 billion in one hour

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

MECA Coin the Latest Online Gambling 'Savior'

MECA Coin the Latest Online Gambling 'Savior'

Following news that the latest crypto coin that would change the face of online gambling, Dragon Coin, is an apparent scam (or at least being used to perpetuate scams), along comes MECA Coin.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Agents Have A New Payment Solution to Connect & Collect Cryptocurrency

There’s a new way for bookie agents to connect and collect with their players. Cryptocurrency is already widely-popular with agents and players in the sports betting industry. Now, collecting and payouts just got simplified—Get the details here!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/16/2018

Bitcoin Panic Selling: Great Entry Point to Get in?

Bitcoin Panic Selling as Price Levels Out Around $6,344

Brian Kelly, Brian Kelly Capital founder and “Fast Money” trader, and Sheri Kaiserman, Maco.la principal advisor, discuss the sell-off in bitcoin and their outlooks for the crypto space.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

How a Finnish Millionaire Lost $35M Worth of Bitcoin in a Gambling Scam

Aarni Otava Saarimaa was encouraged to invest in cryptocurrency Dragon Coin

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2018

Move Over CryptoKitties, Gambling Apps Now Rule the Roost in Blockchain World

Move Over CryptoKitties, Gambling Apps Now Rule the Roost in Blockchain World

It turns out that gambling, not buying digital kittens, is one of the most popular applications on the blockchain, Bloomberg News reports Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/10/2018

MLB Postseason Update & How Bookies Can Leverage The Postseason

MLB is still in full swing. Even though NFL betting is soon to take over, don’t just forget about MLB betting. Increase action on every sports to increase profits in your sportsbooks. Here’s how to leverage the MLB postseason right now.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Pros And Cons Of Players Using Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency In Sportsbooks

Online bookies need to be honest with their players when it comes to payment options. Bookies should understand how bitcoin and cryptocurrencies affect their players. Here’s the pro and cons you can educate your players with.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.