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Kyle Bass Says The Big Money Already Made in Bitcoin: Where to Put Your Cash Now

Kyle Bass Says The Big Money Already Made in Bitcoin: Where to Put Your Cash Now

Forget bitcoin as the “perfect substitute or a great substitute for gold and/or an inflation protector," Kyle Bass, chief investment officer of Hayman Capital Management, told Market Watch over the weekend.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/15/2021

CoinBase Hit With Lawsuit Over Hacked Accounts

CoinBase Hit With Lawsuit Over Hacked Accounts

Hackers stole from the accounts of at least 6,000 customers of Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O), according to a breach notification letter sent by the cryptocurrency exchange to affected customers.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/13/2021

Could Taproot’s ‘Privacy’ Features Make BTC Illegal?

Could Taproot’s ‘Privacy’ Features Make BTC Illegal?

Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) crypto is set to undergo a major upgrade on Nov. 16 called Taproot and our colleagues over at CoinGeek suggest their could be consequences even if an initial boost in price is realized.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2021

Kleiman vs. Wright Case: What’s the deal with the ATO documents?

Kleiman vs. Wright Case: What’s the deal with the ATO documents?

The plaintiffs in this trial have opted to review a series of audits and investigations conducted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) into Dr. Wright’s businesses in Australia.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2021

Wright Attorneys Warn Exchanges They May Not Be Able to Use Bitcoin Name

Wright Attorneys Warn Exchanges They May Not Be Able to Use Bitcoin Name

Coinbase reportedly fails to notify investors of potential legal action according to a report filed by our colleagues CoinGeek.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/11/2021

Trial of the Century: Dr. Craig Wright Says Starting Bitcoin "Basically Ended My Marriage"

Trial of the Century: Dr. Craig Wright Says Starting Bitcoin "Basically Ended My Marriage"

Wright described the relationship between himself and Dave Kleiman, including the role Dave played in his decision to embark upon the Bitcoin project—against the wishes of his own wife at the time.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/10/2021

Christian Solomine: Disrupting Cashless Gaming with BitBoss Stablecoin

Christian Solomine: Disrupting Cashless Gaming with BitBoss Stablecoin

Christian Solomine, a seven-year payments and gaming industry vet, recently joined the BitBoss team to help the company increase awareness of what it has to offer.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/10/2021

The Crypto Gambling Market Continues to Boom During the Pandemic

Cryptocurrency gambling is an activity that looks to have gone past the stage of being a fad and one that will be here to remain for a very, very long time to come.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/10/2021

Kurt Wuckert Jr Breaks Down What Transpired in the Kleiman-Wright Trial Tuesday

The Ira Kleiman vs Dr. Craig S. Wright trial continued Tuesday.  Why it matters:  A Miami jury is ultimately tasked with determining the legal identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, author of the Bitcoin white paper and the legal owner of nearly $69 billion in Bitcoin.  Whomever gets that $69 billion in Bitcoin will automatically become one of the twenty richest men in the world.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/09/2021

Bitcoin, Ether Scale New Peaks as Enthusiasm for Cryptocurrency Adoption Drives Flows Into Asset Class

Bitcoin and ether made record peaks in Asia trade on Tuesday, with enthusiasm for cryptocurrency adoption and worry about inflation driving momentum and flows into the asset class.

Submitted by Reuters on, Nov/09/2021

Trial of the Century: Dr. Wright Expected to Take the Stand Monday

Trial of the Century: Dr. Wright Expected to Take the Stand Monday

There was a bit of a character assassination Friday in the much talked about Ira Kleiman vs Dr. Craig S. Wright trial.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/07/2021

A Jury Set to Determine Identity of Bitcoin Founder Satoshi

We should be learning the true identity of Bitcoin's founder and who will ultimately possess a BTC wallet that will make that individual the 15th richest person in the world.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/05/2021

Kleiman vs. Wright Trial Continuing Coverage for Thursday

Kleiman vs. Wright Trial Continuing Coverage for Thursday

Dr. Craig Wright's testimony could come as early as today.  Wright has long claimed to be the co-founder of Bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/04/2021

Ira Kleiman vs Dr. Craig S. Wright Trial Updates

Ira Kleiman vs Dr. Craig S. Wright Trial Updates

Live lunchtime report of the latest happenings of the Ira Kleiman vs Dr. Craig S. Wright Trial. Kurt Wuckert Jr. comes to you live from Miami to provide detailed analysis of the case over more than $66 billion in digital assets and intellectual property.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2021

Ethereum Hits Record Price Tuesday

Ethereum Hits Record Price Tuesday

The price of cryptocurrency Ethereum hit an all-time high Tuesday as a result of the buzz surrounding the metaverse and NFTs.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/02/2021

Kleiman v Wright 2021 Bitcoin Court Case Begins November 1

Kleiman v Wright 2021 Bitcoin Court Case Begins November 1

As the crypto world continues to see record pricing (Bitcoin for the first time shot above $60,000) there is a court case that is about to kick off Monday that could ulltimately shake the sector to its core.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/29/2021

CoinList CEO Sees Bitcoin Hitting $100K By Start of Next Year But Supply Chain Backup Stands in Way

CoinList CEO Sees Bitcoin Hitting $100K By Start of Next Year But Supply Chain Backup Stands in Way

The digital currency hit a record high of $66,000 on October 20 following the launch of a hotly-anticipated U.S. Bitcoin futures ETF.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/28/2021

Matusow Planning an NFT Art Offering.....Created By His Cat?

Matusow Planning an NFT Art Offering.....Created By His Cat?

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow offered his take on that crazy rare Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT selling for a record $3.4 Million USD while promising something better from his own feline.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/27/2021

Critics Question Utility’s Bitcoin-Mining Data Center

Missouri’s largest utility has set up a data center at the site of one of its coal-fired power plants that it is using to mine the Internet for bitcoins.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/27/2021

Similarities & Differences Between Crypto Sports betting and Crypto Casinos

Similarities & Differences Between Crypto Sports betting and Crypto Casinos

There’s been a surge in crypto betting around the world, as cryptos have found the approval of the players and operators. With the robust advantages of digital currency, betting has been made a lot more innovative. A lot of casinos, bookmakers, pubs, poker rooms, and even arcades are gladly opening their doors to crypto players.  

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/27/2021

Mastercard Expands Cryptocurrency Services With Wallets, Loyalty Rewards

Mastercard Expands Cryptocurrency Services With Wallets, Loyalty Rewards

Mastercard Inc said on Monday it would allow partners on its network to enable their consumers to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency using a digital wallet, as well as reward them with digital currencies under loyalty programs.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/26/2021

Gigi Levy Weiss Eyeing NFT Gaming With His $450M NFX Fund

Israeli investor Gigi Levy Weiss now has a fresh $450 million NFX fund to play with and the odds are good he'll be investing in gaming enterprises.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/24/2021

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin climbed to a record high on Wednesday, and the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) built on gains after a solid debut on Tuesday.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/20/2021

Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

DraftKings Able to Become a Validator on the Polygon Network.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/18/2021

Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Sees Trouble at $60,000

Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Sees Trouble at $60,000

Speaking to CNBC this week, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko believes investors will take profits due to the cryptocurrency’s sharp rally over the last few weeks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/17/2021

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Speaking at last week's CoinGeek Times Square conference Special Agent IRS Criminal Investigation, Richard Reinhardt, warned of the illicit sale of the drug Fentanyl through the blockchain causing countless number of deaths and, just one week later, we learn that poker pro Layne Flack was the latest victim of this scourge.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2021

U.S. Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

U.S. Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

The United States has overtaken China to account for the largest share of the world's bitcoin mining, data published on Wednesday by Britain's Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance showed.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/14/2021

Stablecoins Coming to a Casino Near You

Stablecoins Coming to a Casino Near You

BitBoss have established themselves as a market-leading developer in the iGaming space, leveraging blockchain technology to bring innovative new products to market that facilitate provably fair gaming.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/07/2021

Fake News: How an Elaborate Hoax in the Crypto Space Led to Death Threats

Fake New: How an Elaborate Hoax in the Crypto Space Led to Death Threats

We can probably speak on behalf of CoinGeek when we say, near and dear to our hearts was today's panel on Media Influence: How News Reporting Affects the Digital Asset Market.  Like Gambling911.com, CoinGeek we know strives to report fair and balanced news.  But not every story out there in the digital assets space proves to be factual. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/06/2021

MMA Fighter and Former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald Loves His BSV

MMA Fighter and Former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald Loves His BSV

Speaking on a panel regarding The New World of NFTs, former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald discussed the importance of working with the BSV Blockchain and also broke some amazing news that he and former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler are looking to corroborate on an NFT.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2021

Breaking News

2 Dead, 6 Injured in Shock Vegas Strip Attack Thursday: Showgirls Among Those Killed

2 Dead, 6 Injured in Shock Vegas Strip Attack Thursday: Showgirls Among Those Killed

Police responded to multiple calls of stabbings near the 3100 block of Las Vegas Boulevard on the Las Vegas Strip near the Encore Hotel at about 11:40 am local time (2:40 pm ET).  At lest two are dead and six injured.  A total of eight people were stabbed.

Herschel Walker and GOP Senate Odds Take Hit Amid Report

Herschel Walker and GOP Senate Odds Take Hit Amid Report

It's not all bad for the Republicans though as races in Nevada and Arizona grow tighter in their favor according to recent polls.

Next Manager Betting Odds: White Sox, Marlins and Royals

Next Manager Betting Odds: White Sox, Marlins and Royals

Don Mattingly and Tony LaRussa stepped away from their respective managerial jobs in Miami and Chicago, and Mike Matheny was relieved of his duties in Kansas City yesterday.  Bruce Bochy is emerging among the favorites to step out of retirement and manage one of these teams.