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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

Satoshi: "I Went Through a Big Roller Coaster"

Dr. Craig Wright relays his feelings upon hearing that a verdict had been reached in the "Trial of the Century".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2021

Craig Wright Media Darling as Some Ponder BSV Hitting $10K

Craig Wright Media Darling as Some Ponder BSV at $10K

Dr. Wehrmann points to real use cases for Bitcoin SV as the catalyst for huge growth potential.   These include Money Button, a user friendly Bitcoin SV service provider, right now already has 150 active businesses using it.  Also EHR Data Inc's plan for 5,000 to 6,000 transactions per second.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/07/2021

Dr. Craig "Satoshi" Wright Trending Atop Twitter

A Miami jury found Australian Dr. Craig Wright to be the real "Satoshi Nakomoto", founder of Bitcoin, following a months long trial.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/06/2021

Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright 100% Satoshi Nakamoto Says Miami Jury: Responds to Verdict (LIVE STREAM)

It's official!  Dr. Craig Wright is Satoshi Nakamoto, founder of Bitcoin!!!

A Miami jury arrived at that decision late Monday morning after mulling over extensive documentation presented during the so-called "Trial of the Century".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2021

Dr. Craig Wright is Satoshi Founder of Bitcoin! Verdict in on Kleiman-Wright Trial - Livestream Up Now

Verdict in on Kleiman-Wright Trial

The jury has arrived at a verdict in the Trial of the Century: Ira Kleiman vs. Dr. Craig Wright.  Defense win on all claims except conversion.  Jury awards $100 million to Plaintiff W&K Info Defense Research LLC ("W&K") on that count....

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2021

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Customers of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitmart fear the worst after it confirmed a $150K hack Saturday night.  Blockchain security and data analytics firm Peckshield estimates that the loss is closer to $200 million however.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/05/2021

BitMart Exchange Hacked, Reportedly Loses $196 Million

BitMart Exchange Hacked, Reportedly Loses $196 Million

One of the most devastating digital currency exchange hacks on record occurred late Saturday night as Bitmart reportedly lost some $196 million in various cryptos.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/04/2021

Jurors in Kleiman-Wright Case Worried Over Job Terminations

"Can we please get letters for our employers to let them know this is going to keep going"...

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/03/2021

Ayre Predicts Mistrial in Kleiman-Wright Case

Ayre Predicts Mistrial in Kleiman-Wright Case

"Plaintiff could not meet the burdon of proving their case because only Craig is Satoshi and this is what came out in court," Ayre notes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/02/2021

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Bet on the Raiders Next Head Coach

Bet on the Raiders Next Head Coach

Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh is the 2-1 favorite to be named the next head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, but Rich Bisaccia is following closely at 5-2 odds.

What Effect Will The Growing Rift Between Trump and DeSantis Have on 2024 Odds

What Effect Will The Growing Rift Between Trump and DeSantis Have on 2024 Odds

This seems to be coming full circle on Monday with Axios Jonathan Swan writing that Trump has referred to DeSantis as an ingrate with a "dull personality" and no realistic chance of beating him in a potential 2024 showdown.

Odds Released on Cowboys Firing Head Coach Mike McCarthy in Wake of Wildcards Blunder

Odds Released on Cowboys Firing Head Coach Mike McCarthy in Wake of Wildcards Blunder

Many are wondering whether or not Jerry Jones will pull the plug on the Mike McCarthy Experiment in Dallas.