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Bitcoin gambling runs into familiar obstacles

Bitcoin’s return into the spotlight after the value of the crypto-currency recently hit a two-year high has reignited interest in gambling industry circles in the potential of harnessing blockchain technology. The launch in May of a new Bitcoin-only sports-betting offering – going by the familiar name of Sportsbet but with the fashionable-in-the-tech-world domain suffix of .io – has once again …

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Bitcoin gambling operators warned over legality

The UK Gambling Commission has written to gambling operators using bitcoin-only websites to warn them that far from being outside the law as has been suggested in some quarters, the digital currency is actually covered by the UK’s gambling regulations. The Commission said that it has become concerned about the illegal gambling operators providing facilities for gambling to consumers in …

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Bitcoin event is proper Mint

A new conference focusing on the roles between bitcoin and igaming has been launched by iGaming Business. Bitcoin4iGaming  will take place on the 24 November 2014 at Dexter House in London, which aptly was the Royal Mint from 1809 to 1968 where all coins in the United Kingdom were minted. Currently Bitcoin and other crypto currencies represent a very small …

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