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Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk Giveaway Scam 'Cost Man £400,000'

Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk Giveaway Scam 'Cost Man £400,000'

Analysts at Whale Alert in Amsterdam had watched in horror as Sebastian's 10 Bitcoin were transferred and then cashed out anonymously a few days later.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/16/2021

South Korea Digital Currency Exchanges to Face Penalties for Anti-Money Laundering Breaches

South Korea Digital Currency Exchanges to Face Penalties for Anti-Money Laundering Breaches

New enforcement measures are being introduced in South Korea as a means of ensuring digital currency exchanges are upholding their obligations under anti-money laundering regulations.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/14/2021

Bitcoin Ban in India? Even Jail Terms

India will propose a law banning cryptocurrencies, fining anyone trading in the country or even holding such digital assets, a senior government official told Reuters in a potential blow to millions of investors piling into the red-hot asset class.

Submitted by Reuters on, Mar/14/2021

Bitcoin’s First Exchange for Tokens is Now Live

Bitcoin’s First Exchange for Tokens is Now Live

Bitcoin Token Exchange went live on March 6, and is currently the most functional—and only—decentralized exchange for tokens that is up and running on Bitcoin SV.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2021

Crypto Crime Cartel? John McAfee Indicted

Crypto Crime Cartel: John McAfee, Others Arrested

Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging JOHN DAVID MCAFEE, the founder of the McAfee antivirus software company, and JIMMY GALE WATSON JR., who served as an executive adviser of MCAFEE’s so-called cryptocurrency team (the “McAfee Team”), with conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud, more...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2021

Bitcoin Mania Triggers Fundraising Rush by Chinese Players

Bitcoin mania has fuelled a surge in fundraising by Chinese companies seeking to expand their cryptocurrency operations or move into the red-hot sector.

Submitted by Reuters on, Mar/10/2021

Unikrn Partners Blockchain-Based FYX to Deliver Next-Generation iGaming Products

Unikrn Partners Blockchain-Based FYX to Deliver Next-Generation iGaming Products

FYX Gaming, the Raleigh-based esports infrastructure and technology provider specializing in the development of blockchain-based solutions, today announces that it has entered into a partnership with leading esports betting operator Unikrn. The deal will see the two leading esports companies collaborate to deliver next-generation iGaming products and technology.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/10/2021

Bitcoin Price Nears $55K

The price of Bitcoin had moved to $54800 and continued rising Tuesday morning, hitting its highest level in two weeks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2021

Bitcoin to Join Stocks and Bonds as Part of the Classic Balanced Portfolio

Bitcoin to Join Stocks and Bonds as Part of the Classic Balanced Portfolio

Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood spoke on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Monday afternoon. She said she believes cryptocurrencies could stabilize and eventually behave like bonds.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/08/2021

Swedish Man Involved in Digital Currency Fraud Faces 40 Years Prison Time

Swedish Man Involved in Digital Currency Fraud Faces 40 Years Prison Time

Roger Nils-Jones Karlsson is the founder of Eastern Metal Securities and accused of defrauding over 3,500 investors through digital currencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/08/2021

Bitcoin SV is Revving up for Potentially Unlimited Scale

Bitcoin SV is Revving up for Potentially Unlimited Scale

With the latest release of its software. Switzerland-based industry organization the Bitcoin Association has announced the release of the Bitcoin SV Node software v1.0.7 in an effort to boost up for potentially unlimited scale.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2021

Why Bitcoin Could Triple Over Next Year

William Quigley, managing director of Magnetic, a crypto focused investment fund, explains why he believes that bitcoin's value can still rise dramatically into 2022.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2021

Why The Supply of Bitcoin is Limited

Why The Supply of Bitcoin is Limited

In an editorial piece appearing on the Coingeek.com website, Dr. Michael Wehrmann discusses the limitations of Bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/01/2021

Cathie Wood Backing Sends Bitcoin Back Above $50K

Cathie Wood Backing Sends Bitcoin Back Above $50K

Ark Investment boss Cathie Wood told Bloomberg Tuesday evening she remains "very positive on bitcoin," and is "very happy to see a healthy correction here."  This may have helped push the cryptocurrency price above the $51,000 mark overnight.  But there are other factors perhaps.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/24/2021

Craig Wright Begins Landmark Legal Action Against Bitcoin Developers, Others

Craig Wright Begins Landmark Legal Action Against Bitcoin Developers, Others

Dr. Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin, is now suing the developers of BTC, BCH, BCH ABC and BSV over 111,000 stolen Bitcoin, according to an announcement by ONTIER.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2021

BetOnline Bitcoin Payouts Now Taking Just Minutes

BetOnline Bitcoin Payouts Now Taking Just Minutes

The price of Bitcoin was sailing towards the $60K mark as of this writing.  Online gambling sites got into the cryptocurrency game years ago when the price was around $4000.  Crypto payments now represent better than 80 percent of all transactions at BetOnline and competing online gambling websites. Today, many BetOnline customers report payouts within minutes, some even say "instant" and they offer the best welcome bonuses using this method

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Feb/21/2021

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices 'Seem High,' Says Musk

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices 'Seem High,' Says Musk

Billionaire CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday the price of bitcoin and ethereum seemed high, at a time when the cryptocurrencies have hit record highs, with bitcoin crossing the $1 trillion market-capitalization threshold.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/21/2021

Bitcoin Flirting WIth $56K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

Bitcoin Flirting WIth $54K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

The price of Bitcoin continued to rise Friday morning, peaking around the $57000 mark Saturday before dipping slightly. The cryptocurrency is currently used for more than 80% of transactions with online gambling sites operating in restrictive markets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/19/2021

Defendant in Craig Wright Case: "Crazy Amount of Evidence He's Satoshi"

The latest hearing of the Wright v McCormack case took place this week, with the surprise return of Peter McCormack’s legal team for the pre-trial hearing.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2021

Monopoly Money: Framing Bitcoin as the Last-Mover in Blockchain

Monopoly Money: Framing Bitcoin as the Last-Mover in Blockchain

Bitcoin perhaps exemplifies the power of both monopoly and competition, nChains' Jack Davies writes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2021

Robinhood to Allow Customers Ability to Deposit and Withdraw Cryptos

Robinhood to Allow Customers Ability to Deposit and Withdraw Cryptos

Online broker Robinhood said on Wednesday it intends to give customers the ability to deposit and withdraw cryptocurrencies, including the meme-based dogecoin.  This may have been what caused the price of bitcoin to hit another all-time high of $52668 by Wednesday evening.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2021

Bitcoin Jumps to New High of $51,700

Bitcoin Jumps to New High of $51,700

Bitcoin (BTC) hit another record high mark Wednesday morning.  The price hit a new high above $51,700 after braking the $50,000 mark on Tuesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/17/2021

Bitcoin Games Releases First Exclusive Online Slots - The Angry Banker

Bitcoin Games Releases First Exclusive Online Slots - The Angry Banker

Bitcoin Games released its first exclusive slot game The Angry Banker with a $12,000 tournament Tuesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2021

CNBC Talks Bitcoin's Blistering Rally

CNBC Talks Bitcoin's Blistering Rally

 

Large firms like Tesla, Mastercard and BNY Mellon have shown support for cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2021

Bitcoin Tops $50,000

Bitcoin Tops $50,000

LONDON, (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose above $50,000 on Tuesday to a new record high, building on a rally fuelled by signs that the world’s biggest cryptocurrency is gaining acceptance amongst mainstream investors.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/16/2021

Craig Wright: ‘I Invented Bitcoin — Now It’s a Ponzi Scheme’

The man who claims to have invented Bitcoin now says it's a ponzi scheme after the digital currency crept towards the $50,000 mark this week.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/13/2021

Bitcoin Goes Mainstream With Jay Z and Dorsey

Bitcoin Goes Mainstream With Jay Z and Dorsey

Hip Hop artist Jay Z and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have joined forces to develop a bitcoin development fund.  It is a sign that the anonymous digital currency is going mainstream. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/12/2021

Bitcoin Soars to All-Time High After BNY Mellon Announces Crypto Venture

Bitcoin Soars to All-Time High After BNY Mellon Announces Crypto Venture

Bitcoin on Thursday jumped to a fresh all-time high after BNY Mellon said it formed a new unit to help clients hold, transfer, and issue digital assets.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/11/2021

Elon Musk Wants Clean Power. But Tesla's Carrying Bitcoin's Dirty Baggage

Elon Musk Wants Clean Power. But Tesla's Carrying Bitcoin's Dirty Baggage

Tesla boss Elon Musk is a poster child of low-carbon technology. Yet the electric carmaker’s backing of bitcoin this week could turbo-charge global use of a currency that’s estimated to cause more pollution than a small country every year.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/10/2021

Tesla Buys $1.5B in Bitcoin, Will Accept as Payment Soon

Tesla Buys $1.5B in Bitcoin, Will Accept as Payment Soon

Holders of Bitcoin may be able to cash in some of their investment in the digital currency for a brand new electric car.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/09/2021

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Forensic Files Keeps The Greek, Olympic Sports Alive: Book Helped Solve Infamous Triple Homicide

Olympic Sports (TheGreek.com) was one of the first and most respected offshore sportsbooks to emerge on the scene back in the 1990s.  Founder Spiro Athanas was a beloved figure in the industry.  He would eventually run into some trouble and sell his Jamaica-based book.

Best Bets Wednesday January 26, 2022

Best Bets Wednesday January 26, 2022

The Vols look like a good bet on the moneyline having gone 10-0 at home this season but you are looking at a steep -360 price versus the Gators.

Is It Time for Women to Embrace Sports Betting?

Is It Time for Women to Embrace Sports Betting?

Hearing a group of women talk about the latest odds for NFL matches or discussing fantasy football is rare, even though they are watching sport in higher and higher numbers. Some think it’s because it doesn’t interest them, others believe it’s the result of a male dominated betting industry.