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The Start Of Antigua and Barbuda's Digital Transformation

The Start Of Antigua and Barbuda's Digital Transformation

The Prime Minister passed the Digital Assets Business Bill into law in 2020 in hopes that it will encourage new digital businesses and stimulate the economy. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2022

El Salvador President Trades Bitcoin Naked and Now Country is Left Exposed

El Salvador President Trades Bitcoin Naked and Now Country is Left Exposed

“El Salvador now has the most distressed sovereign debt in the world, and it’s because of the Bitcoin folly,” economist Steve Hanke told Fortune. “The markets think that Bukele’s gone mad, and he has.”

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/26/2022

The 5 Biggest Perks of Buying Cryptocurrency

The 5 Biggest Perks of Buying Cryptocurrency

Buying digital currency that you can’t physically withdraw from a cashpoint might seem an odd choice to some, but it isn’t as far fetch as you might think – especially not in 2022. After all, paying with cash is no longer necessary and according to Forbes, the pandemic has only fast-forwarded this trend. That’s why cryptocurrency is on the up. 

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/25/2022

Cryptocurrency to be Spotlighted on Dr. Phil Tuesday: Scam or Not?

Cryptocurrency to be Spotlighted on Dr. Phil Tuesday: Scam or Not?

Dr. Phil tackles the controversial topic of cryptocurrency: digital currencies that are being hailed as the future of finance by some and a scam by others. This show airs on Tuesday in most markets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/25/2022

David Case: Video Games on the BSV Blockchain

CoinGeek’s Nidhi Arora talks to David Case, CTO of FYX Gaming to discuss about the company and CryptoFights, a blockchain-based video game that is currently in an open beta and has been live for four months.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2022

Bitcoin Skids to Six-Month Low as Fears of Ukraine Conflict Shake Markets

Bitcoin Skids to Six-Month Low as Fears of Ukraine Conflict Shake Markets

Bitcoin tumbled almost 9% on Monday to its lowest in six months as fears of a Russian attack on Ukraine saw riskier assets worldwide extend their sell-off.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jan/24/2022

The Fed May Create a US Digital Currency

The Fed May Create a US Digital Currency

The central bank just released a 40-page study on the benefits and risks of a central bank digital currency (CBDC).  The agency avoided taking any type of stance on the matter.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2022

Russia Proposes Ban on Use and Mining of Cryptocurrencies

Russia Proposes Ban on Use and Mining of Cryptocurrencies

Russia's central bank on Thursday proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability, citizens' wellbeing and its monetary policy sovereignty.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2022

What is the NFT Card Game 1000 Blades?

1000 Blades is an NFT card game that plays out with three different factions, Monk, Ninja and Samurai battling for the Hans of Japan.  Whichever of the three factions wins entitles the NFT holders of that faction to win random NFTs as rewards.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/19/2022

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Has Amassed Biggest Crypto Fortune on the Planet: Began With a Poker Game

With $96 billion, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao ranks among the richest men in the world, and that figure does not even include Zhao's massive crypto fortune, considered the largest on the planet. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/16/2022

BSV Wins With Number of Transactions: Fueled By Gaming, NFTs

BSV Wins With Number of Transactions: Gaming Key

Bitcoin SV led the pack among cryptocurrencies in terms of transaction numbers this past month.  Bitcoin historian Kurt Wuckert, Jr. notes that 90% of the BSV transactions are RUN tokens on a typical day.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2022

Costa Rica Hydro Plant Gets New Lease on Life From Crypto Mining

Costa Rica Hydro Plant Gets New Lease on Life From Crypto Mining

A small river in the middle of coffee plantations, sugar cane fields and a forest provides energy to a hydroelectric power plant in Costa Rica that feeds hundreds of computers wired up to the cryptocurrency mining business.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jan/14/2022

Ayre Tells Market Watch: "For Sure Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme"

Ayre Tells Market Watch: "For Sure Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme"

Calvin Ayre says Bitcoin SV is powered by a revolutionary technology that has many useful applications, while the digital currency most people know as Bitcoin is useless and a fraud.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/12/2022

Bloomberg: Bitcoin Death Cross Is Staring Down Bulls After a Painful Retreat

Bloomberg: Bitcoin Death Cross Is Staring Down Bulls After a Painful Retreat

Bloomberg warned of crypto being mired in a drawdown as the Fed readies a stimulus withdrawal and the IMF issued its latest warning on crypto risk to financial markets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/11/2022

BSV Blockchain Makes Lasting Impression at CES 2022: Who Knew Blockchains Could Scale

CES has always been a window into what the world of technology will look like down the line.  With this in mind, it shouldn't come as a big surprise that our friends representing the BSV Blockchain would make their way to Vegas this week to take full advantage of those seeking to incorporate blockchain technology into their own business platforms.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/07/2022

Kazakhstan Crackdown Hits Crypto Miners

Kazakhstan Crackdown Hits Crypto Miners

The price of Bitcoin has fallen more than 15% in the last month and that trend continued Thursday with the digital coin price coming in just under 43,000.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/06/2022

Phil Ivey-Backed Virtue Poker Will Be Available in Most US States

Phil Ivey-Backed Virtue Poker Will Be Available in Most US States

Virtue Poker has joined the US online gambling and poker landscape.  The site is backed by legendary poker pro Phil Ivey and will feature a play-to-earn system that is based around Virtual Player Points (VPPs) and takes full advantage of the blockchain.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2022

Ira Kleiman Attorneys Beg Court for New Trial Following Landmark Bitcoin Case

Ira Kleiman Attorneys Beg Court for New Trial Following Landmark Bitcoin Case

In the filing, Ira’s attorneys complain that the defendants violated an earlier court order during the trial which prohibited them from introducing evidence as to the relationship between Ira and his late brother.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/05/2022

A Year of Regulations for Bitcoin, Other Digital Currencies

A Year of Regulations for Bitcoin, Other Digital Currencies

Gavin Lucas of CoinGeek writes that savvy entrepreneurs in the space are positioning themselves to be in good standing with the SEC and not run afoul of the law.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/04/2022

2021 a Banner Year for Bitcoin SV

Gaming and NFTs were definitely hot topics among the Bitcoin-literate, especially when it came to Bitcoin SV. The sheer volume of conversation on social media platforms like Twitter and Twetch shows there’s plenty of interest in the subject....

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/30/2021

6 Influential Digital Currency Trends That Emerged in 2021

6 Influential Digital Currency Trends That Emerged in 2021

For anyone that's even been casually following the space, the top talk of 2021 was undoubtably centered around NFTs.  But there was much more.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/27/2021

2021 Glad You're Done: CoinGeek Calls it a Year of Innovation and Litigation

2021 Glad You're Done: CoinGeek Calls it a Year of Innovation and Litigation

In the final episode of CoinGeek Conversations for this year, Charles Miller was joined by two founders of the Women of BSV group, Diddy Wheldon and Ruth Heasman, as well as his reporter colleague, Claire Celdran.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/23/2021

COPA Case is Bigger Than Kleiman v Wright

COPA Case is Bigger Than Kleiman v Wright

“This will be the ultimate ‘put up or shut up’ case regarding the creation of Bitcoin," Director of Entrepreneurial Education T.K. Coleman points out. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2021

Paul Foster: Utilizing Blockchain in Gambling Compliance

Paul Foster: Utilizing Blockchain in Gambling Compliance

In this episode of Hashing It Out, our CoinGeek.com colleague Rebbeca Liggero sits down with Chief Executive Officer Paul Foster of Crucial Compliance to discuss how blockchain technology can be utilized in dealing with compliance matters within the gambling and gaming industry.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/15/2021

Unlocking the Potential of Blockchain Gaming

Unlocking the Potential of Blockchain Gaming

If you as an online gaming operator are not embracing and adapting to blockchain technology, expect to be left out in the cold within the next two years.  It is happening that quickly.  This BSV Stories episode is a "must see" for you and those looking to break into this explosive industry.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/15/2021

Skrmiish App Goal to Democratise eSports: Draws on Internet Poker Model

Skrmiish, the SA App Looking to Democratise the World of eSports

Scott Peter Smith of Gamers Live says it does everything from "influencing a fresh global innovative sport, building new technology, embedding a strong revenue model, tapping into the human desire to compete and wrap it up with good timing and an enabling app".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2021

Tesla Will Accept Dogecoin as Payment for Some of Merchandise

Tesla Will Accept Dogecoin as Payment for Some of Merchandise

Dogecoin went from being worth just a fraction of a penny at the start of 2021 to notching a record-high price above 74 cents in May. It now sits at just below 20 cents a coin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2021

BTC Protocol Maintainer Samuel Dobson Steps Down: ‘Now is the Right Time to Go’

BTC Protocol Maintainer Samuel Dobson Steps Down: ‘Now is the Right Time to Go’

"I am officially stepping down as a maintainer of Bitcoin Core. Serving as the wallet maintainer for the past three years has been an absolute privilege," he said as another trial looms.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2021

Is CryptoFights Safe to Play On? Player Reviews, Tutorial and More

Is CryptoFights Safe to Play On? Player Reviews

CryptoFights is a Single Player Fantasy RPG real time game in which your fighter is paired up with another opponent’s Fighter in a 1v1 battle that lasts 1 round and ends when either of the fighter’s Hit Points reaches zero.  Being on the BSV Blockchain ensures transparency and fairness.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/10/2021

CIA Involved With Crypto as Chief Discloses His Agency Working on "a Number of Different Projects"

These projects are "focused on cryptocurrency and trying to look at second- and third-order consequences as well and helping with our colleagues in other parts of the U.S. government to provide solid intelligence on what we’re seeing as well.”

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

Breaking News

Political Betting News: Alabama GOP Senate Race a Nail Biter

The Republican primary for the seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby in Alabama has become a bitter, high-dollar race as candidates jockey for the nomination, the Associated Press reports.

Canelo vs. GGG III Betting Odds Now Up

Canelo vs. GGG III Betting Odds Now Up

Canelo Alvarez is going to “warm up” against 40-year-old Gennadiy Golovkin before he exercises a rematch with Dmitry Bivol.

Better Call Saul Prop Bets Released

Better Call Saul Prop Bets Released

The midseason finale of Better Call Saul (Season 6) aired last night, and now theories are flying ahead of the show's final six episodes, which begin Monday, July 11.