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Number of blockchains, bitcoins hindering gaming uptake

There should only be one massive blockchain platform as the multiple possibilities in the market at the moment are creating confusion and hindering uptake by the gaming industry, Jimmy Nguyen, founder of the Bitcoin Association said.
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Bitcoin offers opportunities as Covid costs mount

Since it was created more than a decade ago, bitcoin has found itself caught in the unenviable nexus between exciting innovation on the one hand, and controversial disruptor on the other.

TRON reignites optimism around cryptocurrency gaming

A cryptocurrency founded by a 29-year-old Peking University grad and Jack Ma protégé has emerged at the centre of a decentralized online gaming movement which is seeing thousands of users gamble tens of millions of dollars per day.

Japan AML measures under scrutiny

The intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force began an in-depth survey of Japan’s anti-money laundering policies this week, examining government ministries, private banks, and cryptocurrency exchanges.
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SiGMA, Clarion, team for Manila event

SiGMA Group and Clarion Gaming say they are joining forces to produce a gambling show in Manila in June 2020.

China arrest 540 suspects in Bitcoin betting crackdown

Over 540 suspects have been arrested in China for their involvement in a Bitcoin football betting ring, Xinhua News reports. Police in China’s Guangdong...

Authorities to investigate bitcoin gambling site

The Australian media watchdog is investigating an Australian-registered sports gambling website which allows punters to place bets with bitcoin, local media reports. The betting operator...

CEZA seeks to regain online dominance, eyes Fintech

After an annus horribilis in 2017, First Cagayan Leisure and Resort World Corporation is fighting back, pledging major upgrades in infrastructure and technology to help the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CEZA) regain its status as the hub for online gambling in the Philippines. As well as investing in new facilities, roads and an airport, the zone has an ambitious plan to become a fintech center for Asia. 

Regulator crushes hopes for bitcoin wagering

Accepting and paying out bets in cryptocurrency will soon be banned for operators licensed in the Northern Territory, after the gaming authority released a...

Coingaming Group tests Bitcoin Lightning Network

The Coingaming Group, the company behind leading bitcoin-led igaming brands Bitcasino.io and Sportsbet.io, says it set to test the Lightning Network with a selection...

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