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This Week’s Hottest: Bitcoin Trader, Bitcasino.io, and Independent Reserve

Chris in Uncategorized published on 25, October 2014

Round Up News

Bitcoin Trader Shuts Down: Owner Blames Hacker, Clients Cry Scam

A renowned Bitcoin forex and mining platform, Bitcoin Trader became the latest Bitcoin company to shut down and declare bankruptcy, shocking customers, some of which still have remaining funds left.

“[John Carley] said in the statement that the Bitcoin Trader wallet was hacked and emptied during a process that was needed to proof its solvency, stating that declaring bankruptcy is the last measure to take…

This decision appeared to have been conceived after attempts to negotiate with the hacker failed, when the latter declined Carley’s offer of a 25% ransom. Clients, however, have reservations about this story, resulting in a clamor for truth: was Bitcoin Trader really hacked or this was all part of a scam schemed by Carley himself?”

Bitcasino.io Brings 3D Gaming to Bitcoin Blackjack Table

Bitcasino.io, a CoinGaming.io-powered Bitcoin casino, beefed up its collection of Bitcoin casino games with the addition of the 3D Bitcoin blackjack table, a first of its kind in the growing cryptocurrency gaming market.

“With its graphics serving as its main selling point, the new game also brings a set of features to the table. Small bets of as low as 1 mBTC are accepted and will accommodate wagers of up to 600 mBTC. Players have the option to place the lowest bet on up to five hands for a single deal because this game supports multiple betting.”

Buying in New Bitcoin Exchange Easier, Cheaper in the Land Down Under

Australia welcomes another Bitcoin exchange, where trading the digital currency is void of high risks and the goods-and-services tax (GST).

“Independent Reserve is the latest name that joined the growing Bitcoin market in Down Under. However, it opted to skip the Australian Securities and Investments Commission regulation by assigning Price Waterhouse Coppers to be in full charge of the auditing of the exchange’s finances.”

CoinVegas Eyes New Gambling Flavor through Regional Games

Bitcoin gambling site CoinVegas intends to feature regional games as addition to the current Bitcoin casino game hosted on its platform.

“Our team is little, but efficient and at the moment we are working to make the site more mobile-ish. We’re adding new games too. But not the usual games like blackjack, poker or dice. Instead we are planning to add typical regional games like Sette e Mezzo for the Italians, Schnauz for the Germans, etc.”

What Can Be Sweeter than Free Bitcoins?

New Bitcoin gambling brands tend to feature Bitcoin faucets that provide players with free bitcoins. How does this help the casinos?

“Giving away bitcoins free of charge is, after all, an enticing deal for anyone who wishes to experience the games offered by a Bitcoin casino or a gambling site. Most notable are bettors who prefer to rather keep their earned or paid bitcoins to themselves and still be able to play Bitcoin dice, slots, and other Bitcoin casino games.”

 

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