Tagged: gambling

Chainalysis Shares Detailed Classification System for Cryptocurrency Services based on Level of Risk, Other Factors

Since Bitcoin’s (BTC) launch back in 2009, virtual currency has managed to drive new markets, while spurring advancements in modern financial infrastructure. It has also led to innovative thinking in how to address the global economic requirements, the Chainalysis team writes in a blog post…. Read More

Paysafe Expands Partnership With NeoPollard Interactive to Provide Payment Gateway For Alberta’s Online Gambling Website “PlayAlberta”

  Integrated payments platform Paysafe announced on Wednesday it has expanded its partnership with NeoPollard Interactive (NPi), the provider of iLottery programs in North America. Through this partnership, NPi uses Paysafe’s proprietary payment gateway to power Alberta’s only regulated online gambling website PlayAlberta.ca.  Paysafe further revealed with… Read More

Monzo Calls For the UK Government to Make Sure Everyone Has Access to Gambling Blocks

  UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it is asking the UK government to make are the country’s citizens may have access to gambling blocks. According to Monzo, around two million people in Britain are experiencing harm caused by gambling, which includes getting into… Read More

Draper Goren Holm Invests in Degens – the Blockchain Betting Exchange

VC group Draper Goren Holm has invested an undisclosed amount into Degens – “the Blockchain Betting Exchange.” Founded in 2017, Degens is said to be the first peer to peer sports betting exchange to operate on the Ethereum blockchain. Degens is said to have an… Read More

FinCEN Director: Casinos Must Report Suspicious Transactions, Including Suspect Use of Cryptocurrencies

America’s federal financial crimes enforcement agency, FinCEN, has noticed “a gap” in the reporting of illicit use of cryptocurrencies at casinos and card clubs in recent years, the agency’s director told attendees at the 12th Annual Las Vegas Anti-Money Laundering Conference this week. Director Kenneth A…. Read More

EOS and TRON Have Eclipsed Ethereum for Gambling

“Decentralized apps” (dApps) built to run on newer cryptocurrency blockchains Tron and EOS have steadily taken over from Ethereum as gamblers’ financial media of choice, DIAR reports. Ethereum still processed $7.6 billion in dApp transactions in 2018, but this was mainly business coming from trades… Read More

Virtue Poker: Blockchain’s Peer-to-Peer Trust Functions Disrupting Fairness Issues in Gambling.

One of Ethereum’s cofounders, Joseph Lubin, is backing a new online poker platform built on Ethereum, a programmable cryptocurrency and cousin of Bitcoin. Virtue Poker promises to eliminate problems that may have informed a US-wide shut down of the online poker industry in 2011, a… Read More

Enter the Dragon Coin: This Token Sale May Become the Largest Initial Coin Offering Ever

I must admit, when I first read about Dragon Coin and its initial coin offering (ICO) I was exceptionally skeptical. But then you really need to be careful which ICO you back right now. A healthy dose of skepticism can be what separates an investor… Read More

Bitcoin Betting: You Can Now Gamble on the Year End Price of Cryptocurrencies

I guess I should not have been surprised when this one popped into my inbox. Today, a representative of BetDSI,  a wagering platform based in Costa Rica, shot over a note they were taking odds on the year end price of Bitcoin and Ethereum.  Yes,… Read More

UK’s Football INDEX Quickly Raises £400,000 During Seedrs Campaign

Football INDEX, a football gambling platform, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £800,000 as it seeks to become the world’s first football stockmarket. The company revealed that its key mission is to establish a Tradable Market in football by issuing “Virtual Shares”… Read More

GamCrowd and Clarion Announce Participants for Pitch ICE Event

GamCrowd and Clarion Events have announced the participants in the forthcoming Pitch ICE event taking place at ICE Totally Gaming in February. GamCrowd is a crowdfunding platform that focuses specifically on the gaming / gambling industry. GamCrowd shares that 14 new businesses have produced a… Read More

GamCrowd & Clarion Invite Entries for Pitch Event for Gaming Industry

GamCrowd, a crowdfunding / crowdsourcing platform targeting the gaming industry and partner Clarion have announced they will once again work together on the Pitch ICE event that takes place this coming February. The duo are inviting gaming / gambling startups to enter the competition during… Read More

GamCrowd Starts Incubator for Gambling Startups

GamCrowd, a UK based gambling crowdfunding & crowdsourcing site has announced a new incubator for gaming startups.  According to a statement from the company, GamCrowd expects participants to benefit from a range of value-added provisions and resources to better prepare young companies and assist with the process… Read More

GamCrowd & Clarion Events Set to Partner on ICE Totally Gaming Events, Content

GamCrowd, a crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform focusing on the gaming industry, has announced a partnership with Clarion Events and its ICE Totally Gaming conference.  The partnership is  designed to take visitors on a “journey of learning and discovery” at ICE Totally Gaming 2015. A series of… Read More

GamCrowd Closes Self Crowdfunding Round After Overfunding

GamCrowd, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform for the gaming industry, has announced that it has closed its initial equity crowdfunding round after successfully ‘self-funding’ on its own platform, GamCrowd.com. The company overfunded by 15% and CEO Chris North is pleased to have successfully completed the… Read More

GamCrowd Self Crowdfunding Fund Success, Shifts to Over-funding

GamCrowd, a crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that targets the gambling industry, has announced that it has “fully funded” its initial crowdfunding round via its own platform. The company has raised £200k for 10% of the Equity in the company with 8 days remaining in the… Read More

Crowdfunding Site GamCrowd Self-Crowdfunds (Infographic)

Gambling Specific Site GamCrowd looks to raise funds on own platform. GamCrowd the gambling-specific crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that launched ear lie this year has launched a self-crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for their own platform. Following in the path of several very high-profile platforms,… Read More

Thorobid Stays on Track with EarlyShares’ Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdsourcing, innovation and technology platform for the $100 billion horse industry ThoroBid, has listed its equity crowdfunding campaign on EarlyShares. The site is an online community for Thoroughbred racing fans and social handicapping tool that analyzes the behavior of the betting public and categorize races… Read More

GamCrowd Has New User Statistic Resource

Gambling-focused crowdfunding and crowdsourcing company GamCrowd has a new resource for site users. Their new infographic, which updates once a week shows users various statistics around the investors and start-ups in the crowdfunding area of the site as well as details of the buyers and… Read More

GamCrowd & Clarion Partner Up on Startup LaunchPad

Clarion Events and gambling industry crowdfunding platform GamCrowd have signed a cooperation agreement. Under the agreement GamCrowd has become a supporting partner for Clarion’s Start-Up LaunchPad and Start-Up Village at EiG and ICE Totally Gaming. GamCrowd will also use these Clarion events to host the major physical meetings… Read More

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