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BetOnline Purchases Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT for $375,000

They are in very exclusive company with Bored Ape members that include the likes of Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Mark Cuban, Paris Hilton, Shaquille O'Neal and Steph Curry.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/08/2022

Chess Betting Site Launches on BSV Blockchain

Chess Betting Site Launched on BSV Blockchain

With the newly launched PowChess.com players can earn money – even when playing for free, play for micropayments of less than a cent, peer-to-peer games or full tournaments.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/03/2022

McCormack Will Now Have to Face Satoshi Defamation Trial in May

McCormack Will Now Have to Face Satoshi Defamation Trial in May

At least one blogger is finding out the hard way he can't just post untruths without facing potential consequences.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/02/2022

Secretive Short-Seller Report Wipes €2.5bn From Evolution Market Cap

Secretive Short-Seller Report Wipes €2.5bn From Evolution Market Cap

That report released by The Analyst and sent out to select investors suggested that Evolution Gaming's unregulated revenue should be valued on a much lower multiple than the rest of the business.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/01/2022

CoinGeek Conference is evolving into the Global Blockchain Convention

CoinGeek Conference is evolving into the Global Blockchain Convention

The team behind the globally recognized CoinGeek Conferences, the biggest BSV Blockchain events in the world, is unveiling its newest incarnation entitled the BSV GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN CONVENTION.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/31/2022

Facebook’s Crypto Demise is a Missed Opportunity

Facebook’s Crypto Demise is a Missed Opportunity

WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Facebook’s cryptocurrency experiment is a tale of what could have been. Diem Association is winding down under regulatory pressure, the Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebooks-cryptocurrency-venture-to-wind-down-sell-assets-11643248799?mod=hp_lead_pos4 reported on Wednesday, less than three years after the digital asset group’s splashy launch. The involvement of the social network, whose parent was renamed Meta Platforms, proved toxic.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jan/28/2022

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

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

Breaking News

Sports Betting Firms Use Helping the Homeless in Likely $100 Million Ad Spend to Woo California Voters

But "California Solutions to Homelessness and Mental Health Act" referendum suggesting legalized gambling will help reduce homelessness may rub some voters the wrong way.

Maine Sports Betting Market Limited and Not Likely to Go Live for Another Two Years

Maine Sports Betting Market Limited and Not Likely to Go Live for Another Two Years

Up to 12 entities have reached out to the Maine Gambling Control Unit to introduce themselves and offer information about their services, but they're not who you might think.

Kevin Durant Next Team Odds Have Suns Favored at 4-5

Kevin Durant Next Team Odds Have Suns Favored at 4-5

The Brooklyn Nets come in at the middle of the pack to win the 2023 NBA Championship, thanks in no small part to Kevin Durant asking to leave.