The Aria In Las Vegas Will Host Its First Blockchain Poker Tournament

World Crypto Con 2018

The World Crypto Conference (WCC) will debut on the Las Vegas strip and hold interactive blockchain-focused events to raise awareness for its applications. The Blockchain Poker Tournament, hosted by Decent.bet and the WCC, will utilize blockchain technology combined with live poker to give attendees a unique gaming experience. If the chance to play on this …

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Early Cryptocurrency Backer of Bitcoin and Ripple Dies

Matthew Mellon

Those familiar with Matthew Taylor Mellon II will remember him as the male heir to two of America’s prominent banking families who also served as the Chairman of the New York Republican Party Finance Committee during 2011-2013 but may forget Mellon’s achievements in cryptocurrency investments. Mellon had a great intrigue in cryptography and virtual currencies …

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The Dallas Mavericks Announced They Will Start Accepting Crypto

Mark Cuban Of Dallas Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks are one of the United States top teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) today. They have made the playoffs 5 out of the last 7 years and were named NBA league champions in 2010 when the defeated the Miami Heat in 6 games, taking the series 4-2. They are lead by …

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Factors Affecting Bitcoin’s Survival

Bitcoin and USD image

Breaking news early February as the king of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, fell from grace as prices for the cryptocoin plummeted amidst international scandals and impending government regulation on cryptomarkets. Bitcoin indicated bullish signs as its price rounded above $8,000 over the second weekend of February but is this a sign that the cryptocoin has turned a …

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Setbacks Force PokerTribe.com to Delay Launch Until October

Iowa Indian Tribe Of Oklahoma

In late November of last year, the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma was given approval to launch a real money online poker site called PokerTribe.com. In May, the site went live for play money games using Universal Entertainment Group’s software platform. In April, just a few weeks before the play money launch, the Iowa Tribe announced …

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Homeland Security Accuses 5Dimes of Money Laundering

Amazon Gift Cards

A recent court case from the Department of Homeland Security is targeting 5Dimes, a popular online sportsbook that accepts US players. The point of the case is that they’re claiming the Amazon gift card deposit method is a form of money laundering, and it’s estimated that around $2 million was deposited using these methods, though …

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PayPal Making a Comeback in the US Gambling Market

Paypal

People who gambled back in the early 2000s may remember that PayPal was a big player in the banking department. Using your PayPal account, you could instantly deposit money into an online casino or poker room, and some of these sites even allowed you to use PayPal for quick and cheap withdrawals. However, PayPal bowed …

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