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Cryptocurrency gambling traffic saw threefold increase in 2020, SoftSwiss shares

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According to the SoftSwiss Game Aggregator 2020 corporate report, “the absolute and relative value of cryptocurrency gambling traffic has increased threefold in 2020, compared to 2019”, said Andrey Starovoitov, COO at SoftSwiss.

Funfair withdraws UK licence application amid market uncertainty

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The threat of a “disorderly Brexit” and increasing regulation has dissuaded blockchain casino game developer Funfair from pursuing a UK gaming licence. Having submitted an application to the UKGC in January for a Remote Gambling Software License…

Omnia launched as world-first AI casino offering

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Omnia Casino, the world’s first completely AI casino platform, has launched following over six months of development. Utilising artificial intelligence to construct the site, as well as a compliance-focused framework, the site “We believe customers deserve…

Bitcasino adds Telegram login to SOC coin integration

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Bitcasino.io has announced the integration of a Telegram social media login, alongside cryptocurrency SOC coin, in a bid to widen its customer base. The brand incorporation with the Telegram messaging app marks a first for the gaming industry, with the All Sports…

Uncertain future for Jeju cryptocurrency despite government predictions

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The government of South Korea has unveiled plans to designate Jeju Island a hub for cryptocurrency development, predicting additional revenues of $56.2m over the next five years. The drive follows encouragement from the Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion…

EvenBet pioneers no-rake poker platform

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EvenBet has launched the first no-rake online poker platform NoLimitCoin Poker. Designed to target the growing market embracing cryptocurrency, the latest title follows several launches by the gaming software developer aimed at “re-energising…

True Flip reveal new instant blockchain game Pirate Bay

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True Flip, the blockchain fair games operator, has developed and launched its next instant game. The company says the concept of its new is “a fight for justice where Flip, the mascot standing for fairness, fights pirates for a chest of pure gold”.

New betting website Buff88 focuses on cryptocurrency market

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Cryptocurrency bookmaker, Buff88, has its positioned itself as the place for “a crypto fan to wager with the widest selection of cryptocurrencies” offering a selection of cryptos available on its betting website - from Bitcoin and Ethereum to Ripple and Monero

True Flip slots into place with brand new Chain’s Code

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The blockchain fair games operator, True Flip, has developed and launched its first slot game Chain’s Code.   Chain’s Code features a single-line slot machine with a centralized play button for speed, ease of use and substantial replayability. Draws take place every 10-15 seconds, making Chain’s Code the fastest game from True Flip so far. True Flip claims the game is based...

Start-Ups prepare to Pitch at ICE London

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17 start-ups represent the cutting edge of innovation   Sports Betting, Bitcoin, Social Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports companies lead the way in this year’s line-up of finalists for the Pitch ICE competition, a feature of ICE London that has become a focal point for gambling innovators and investors alike. The 17 finalists will deliver their pitches to assembled industry leaders and attendees...

TraderStars.io launches pre-ICO, ahead of its public fundraising

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TraderStars.io, a skills-based gaming platform, has launched its pre-ICO aimed at investors looking to gain exposure to the gaming sector.   The initial fundraising will take place between 15-17 November with a cap set at 3,000 ETH. The fundraising aims to “build the world’s first ever blockchain gaming platform that ensures participants anywhere in the world can compete in tournaments using real...

EiG – explaining the Blockchain phenomenon

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As an emerging technologies lawyer and university lecturer specialising in the gaming sector, Patricia Lalanda Ordóñez, will be at EiG helping to explain the phenomenon that’s Blockchain. Ahead of her appearance in Berlin, the Partner in LOYRA ABOGADOS, previews some of the key issues that she will be discussing with delegates.   What hurdles need to be overcome to progress Blockchain? Firstly,...

Coingaming Group appoints new senior management

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The Coingaming Group has strengthened its marketing and sportsbook teams with the appointment of four senior personnel across its bitcoin-led brands.   The operator, which operates popular bitcoin-led betting brands including Bitcasino.io and Sportsbet.io, has made a series of senior appointments to bolster its marketing and sportsbook teams. Olga Kikas and Ralph Clark have been appointed as Head of Marketing and Head...

Equiom: Making good on eastern promises

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Asian gaming opportunities are drawing in operators from all corners of the global industry, says Peter Greenhill, head of egaming at corporate advisory firm Equiom. Yet western firms should be mindful of cultural differences. You recently attended ASEAN and the Asia iGaming Congress. Describe the scene and what were your key takeaways from the events? The inaugural ASEAN Gaming Summit in...

Sportsbet.io confirms UFC205 fight already broken betting records

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The headline UFC205 fight between Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez is set be biggest fight night yet in terms of most bet on UFC fight in history.   The online bitcoin sportsbook for bitcoin players, Sportsbet.io, has confirmed that the UFC 205 fight has already broken records as the most wagered upon fight night of all time. Saturday’s headline fight between Conor...

Rio 2016 smashes Olympic gambling record

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Rio 2016 was the most gambled on Olympics ever, according to figures from Sportsbet.io.   The bitcoin sportsbook took 40 percent of bets taken during the 16-day event, with tennis and football proving the most popular sports.   Nearly a quarter of all Olympic bets placed in August came on the tennis, with Andy Murray's gold medal-winning game against Martin Del Potro proving...

BetKing.io expands its range of casino games

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The Bitcoin casino has continued to expand its range, offering the latest slots from Endorphina and Booming Games.   BetKing.io now has over 80 different slot games and the platform has just debuted four  new games from Booming Games, an Isle of Man-based B2B provider of proprietary content for the gaming industry. Last month, BetKing.io partnered with Czech-based game developer, Endorphina to...

Bitcoin sportsbook drives Euros traffic with strong incentive programme

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Sportsbet.io, a new bitcoin-only sportsbook operator, has reported an extremely high take-up since its launch – a feat it attributes in part to its focus on reward schemes.   Bitcoin sportsbook operator Sportsbet.io has enjoyed a strong start to Euro 2016 following its launch at the beginning of June. The month-long tournament is the biggest betting event since the 2014 World Cup...

Bitcoin-only online casino sees revenues surge in 2015

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Bitcasino.io, the world’s first licensed and regulated Bitcoin only casino, has reported significant year-on-year growth in 2015       According to the company, the online casino now serves customers in 140 countries worldwide, and has paid out €14m in progressive jackpots over the course of the year. Its revenues for the full year amounted to €50m, reflecting an increase of more than...

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