• The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is investigating JustBet for claiming to be registered in an Australian-owned territory, while actually being based in Costa Rica. The popularity of online gambling continues to grow, as does the interest in cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. JustBet, a sports gambling platform allegedly registered in Australia, seems to be capitalizing on this by allowing its users to bet in Bitcoin. Members of the platform can place pre-match and live bets

    Bitcoin Sports Betting Site JustBet Under Investigation by Australian Authorities

    | 2018/03/11 10:00 pm
  • Online gambling is as popular as ever, with hundreds of new online casinos opening their virtual doors every day on the web. However, despite their seemingly inexhaustible popularity, there is one massive drawback to online casino gaming, and it is inherently linked to the way online casinos operate. We’ve all heard the old saying “The house always wins” and it is a saying that goes all the way back to the first brick and mortar

    How ZeroCoin is Set to Solve the ‘House Always Wins’ Problem

    | 2018/02/26 1:30 pm
  • Blockchain casinos are becoming increasingly popular on the internet and, if you’ve just discovered the term, here’s a quick crash course in what blockchains are and how blockchain casinos work.  What are Blockchain Casinos and How Do They Work? The first thing that you need to understand, is what blockchains actually are. Essentially, a blockchain is a digital ledger that is used to record online transactions that use cryptocurrencies. The transactions are recorded sequentially and

    How Blockchain Can Solve Problems for Online Gambling Sites

    | 2018/02/23 3:00 pm
  • 2017 was a memorable year for the crypto world. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies saw a significant growth and wider adoption, while numerous projects raised millions of dollars in capital via Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). Some call it the future of money, others say it’s a bubble. Whichever it turns out to be in the end, the recent upsurge in Bitcoin’s price and the whole crypto market suggests that it isn’t going anywhere soon. There is

    Cryptocurrencies Aim to Revolutionize the Gambling Industry

    | 2018/02/12 2:30 pm
  • Feeling lucky? We certainly were when Bitcoinist had the opportunity to sit down with the team behind the hot new blockchain-based international lottery, BitPlay.Club. The crypto community is abuzz about BitPlay.Club, the new blockchain-based lottery players are flocking to in droves, thanks to an easy to use interface, better odds than many traditional lotteries, and an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability. Bitcoinist sat down with the platform’s team to learn more about what makes

    An Exclusive Interview with Blockchain-Based Lottery BitPlay Club

    | 2018/01/22 2:00 pm
  • VIABET is poised to completely transform the online gambling industry as the blockchain-based, cloud betting platform allows players to operate their own casinos and reap the rewards. Investors can enjoy a massive 40% discount during the VIABET token pre-sale that is currently underway. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Gambling has long been a profitable enterprise as can be seen by the success of cities like Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Even governments participate in

    This Blockchain-Powered Platform Aims to Disrupt the Gambling Industry

    | 2017/11/15 12:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency betting company, the Breakout Gaming Group, has announced the acquisition of its Curacao license after successfully meeting all the Curacao eGaming requirements. The new licensing will provide legal cover for the company’s soon to be launched, Breakout Lottos gaming entertainment site and their current platform BreakoutGaming.com. [Note: This is a press release.] Launched back in November 2016, BreakoutGaming.com offers its users an RGN and Live Dealer casino games, poker, virtual and fantasy sports, skill

    Breakout Gaming Group Secures Curacao Gaming License

    | 2017/06/19 3:30 pm
  • The rise in cryptocurrency is foretelling the future for online gambling. More and more internet-based casinos are accepting Bitcoin as a banking method. [Note: This is a guest article written by Anna Taylor]  The Growth of Bitcoin Online Casinos Bitcoin rose to prominence most spectacularly over the course of 2016, and this digital currency is continuing to augment its profile. It has recently started gaining more widespread acceptance as far as payment is concerned, and, although

    Why Online Casinos Are Increasingly Banking on Bitcoin

    | 2017/05/17 6:34 am
  • Costa Rica-based Bitcoin betting platform KingDice has introduced a realistic, provably fair dice roll game to online cryptocurrency gambling community. In addition to an interesting dice game, the new platform is also offering an attractive investment program where players can receive sizable returns on separate investments. [Note: This is a press release.] KingDice utilizes a specialized provably fair betting algorithm for its Bitcoin dice roll game and claims a house advantage of only 1 %.

    KingDice Bitcoin Dice – a New Provably Fair Bitcoin Dice Game

    | 2017/05/12 2:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency gambling is traditionally thought of as a marginal industry; in fact, it has earned 3.7 million BTC in less than three years. 16,000 BTC Profits and Counting The astronomical figure is the result of data collected since December 2014 by umbrella resource The Bitcoin Strip. While by no means all of the 66 casinos covered were in operation at the time, the statistics provide further concrete evidence of a sector which is both rapidly expanding

    2.5 Years, 3.7 Million BTC: Gambling is the Dark Horse of Cryptocurrency

    | 2017/04/11 8:00 am
  • When it comes to online gambling, part of the fun is the authenticity of the site. The vibrancy of the visual effects, the crispness of the audio, the realism and reaction time of the various games — all of these things serve a vital function in the world of online gambling, coalescing to make your experience either memorable or yawn-worthy. Who better to operate an online casino, then than people who have run casinos in

    FortuneJack Boasts More Than 500 Games On Its Site

    | 2017/03/29 12:45 pm
  • Bet Bitcoin on UFC 209. This time, two belts are on the line including the rematch of Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and ‘The Chosen One’ Tyron Woodley. The last fight ended in a draw and Woodley retained the belt. It will be interesting to see what changes the fighters make this time around. On this fight card is also the highly anticipated fight Tony Furgeson vs. Kalaib Nurmagomedov for the interim 155 title. This fight could arguably be

    Bet Bitcoin on UFC 209: Stephen Thompson vs. Tyron Woodley

    | 2017/03/04 3:00 am
  • This week sees the launch of AdmiralSpot.com, the most modern fully regulated online Bitcoin casino from the Seymour B.V. group. [Note: This is a press release] AdmiralSpot: Fully Regulated, Fair Bitcoin Casino Featuring a fully responsive web design and licensed in Curacao and Malta, AdmiralSpot brings a new level of cutting edge technology to Bitcoin gaming from developers with a solid background in cryptocurrency. AdmiralSpot’s fully licensed and regulated games are designed by world class

    Seymour B.V. Launches AdmiralSpot.com, The Most Modern Fully Regulated Bitcoin Casino

    | 2017/02/27 6:00 am
  • Bitcoinist has put together ratings of sportsbooks that accept bitcoin based on the SBR rating, which includes ease-of-use and guaranteed payouts.  Rating Bitcoin Sportsbooks Bitcoin has changed the face of the sports betting industry by offering sports fans across the world a host of advantages over traditional currency. It is a quick and efficient way to bet online and helps you get paid out in a speedy fashion. Its anonymity is also a huge positive

    Rating Bitcoin Sportsbooks: The Best of the Bunch

    | 2017/02/25 6:00 am
  • Last week’s UFC main event ended in a controversial decision this week’s main event is unlikely to go to the judges and is likely to end with someone on the ground. Bet Bitcoin on UFC Fights In the main event, Travis Browne faces knockout artist Derrick Lewis. Also on the card are two former champions Johny Hendricks and Carla Esparza who face Hector Lombard and Randa Markos. Also this weekend Bellator 172 features the legendary

    Bet Bitcoin: UFC Fight Night Halifax (Travis Browne vs. Derrick Lewis)

    | 2017/02/18 4:00 am
  • This weekend includes a chance to bet bitcoin on a UFC card with championship implications. Let’s have a look at one of the fights. Bitcoin continues to grow as a method for people to bet on sports. Over $4.25 billion USD were bet on the Super Bowl. It is unclear how much of this amount was in Bitcoin, but it is clear that Bitcoin gambling is on the rise. Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie There

    Bet Bitcoin on UFC 208: Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie

    | 2017/02/11 7:00 am
  • It is time for Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas. The New England Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons. The Super Bowl is expected to attract an estimated $4.7 billion USD in bets. Bitcoin is growing as an easy way for bettors to send funds to offshore sportsbooks. It is unclear how much bitcoin is used to bet on the super bowl, but what is clear is that the number is going up. Let’s have a

    Super Bowl 2017: Betting with Bitcoin on the Big Game

    | 2017/02/05 2:00 am
  • Let’s have a look at this week’s UFC fight card and recap the NFL playoff picks from last week to see how we did with our Bitcoin bets.  Last week, the NFL playoffs came to an end. Now, the Atlanta Falcons will face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. To Meryl Streep’s delight there are no NFL games this weekend, but to her disgust, there is a UFC card, and it is stacked. But first,

    UFC Fight Night Denver: Shevchenko vs. Peña – Bet with Bitcoin

    | 2017/01/28 7:00 am
  • The final round of the playoffs is here to determine the AFC and NFC champs and who will go to the Super Bowl. The Green Bay Packers will face the Atlanta Falcons and the Pittsburg Steelers will face the New England Patriots. NFL Playoffs: Conference Championships The last round had some close finishes and these next games should be close too. The sportsbooks have less than a touchdown point spread on each game. Let’s have a

    NFL Playoffs: Bet Bitcoin on the Conference Championships

    | 2017/01/20 3:00 am
  • If you are planning to bet on the next round of the NFL playoffs, bitcoin will be the best way to move funds in and out of a sportsbook. NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round The NFL season has come to a close and the wildcard round of the playoffs behind us. In the first round of the playoffs all of the favorites won. Will the trend continue into the divisional round? Ten out of the last eleven years

    NFL Playoffs Round 2: Here’s How to Bet with Bitcoin

    | 2017/01/13 4:00 am
  • Bitcoin continues to be the easiest way to get funds to a sportsbook. In fact, a lot of sportsbooks offer deposit bonuses if you use bitcoin, since they also save money on fees and chargebacks. The much-anticipated rematch of McGregor vs. Diaz is this weekend at UFC 202. Let’s have a look at the odds and some of the other fights on this stacked card. Also read: Bet on the Olympics with Bitcoin: Rio 2016 Picks

    Bet on MMA with Bitcoin: UFC 202, McGregor vs. Diaz

    | 2016/08/15 6:00 pm
  • The bitcoin price is flat. Did you expect a major move after bitfinex came back online? Tired of over-trading, having your eyes bleed while staring at charts that don’t move? Take a break and bet the Olympics. Also read: UFC Fight Night 92 Picks Bitcoin Betting Picks for the Olympics Women’s Soccer The Women’s soccer quarterfinals are on Friday. The favorites to win USA had a hard time against Colombia and ended up with a

    Bet on the Olympics with Bitcoin: Rio 2016 Picks

    | 2016/08/11 10:05 pm
  • Popular bitcoin gambling site BetKing.io is offering new casino games from leading developers Endorphina and Booming Games. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firm’s represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. The casino has added four new games from Booming Games to its list of over 80 slot games provided by Booming Games and Endorphina. The entire list of

    BetKing.io Offers New Casino Titles From Major Developers

    | 2016/08/06 6:47 pm