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Bitcoin and Poker Players: A Double Gamble

Bitcoin Ace

Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment method at various online poker rooms. There are many reasons for this phenomenon. Probably the most important one is that Bitcoin can be used by everyone around the globe. So even players from the USA, where offshore online poker has been under attack for more than a decade, can still easily fund their accounts.

In addition, paying with Bitcoin is appealing because deposits are processed instantly and …

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Online Gambling and the Bitcoin Effect

Bitcoin Circuit

Back in January 2009, the first ever Bitcoin transaction took place. Since then, awareness of the currency has grown and coins have greatly increased in value. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a unit of value which exists in digital format only and is processed on the Bitcoin blockchain.

Despite the hacking of several high profile coin exchanges, the digital currency remains popular. One sector that has embraced the Bitcoin revolution is the online gambling industry. …

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Bitcoin: Comparing the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Bitcoin Trump, Hillary, & Johnson

Author: Zack Voell

Essential to cryptocurrency ideology is the understanding that governments are unable to impede or otherwise affect the use and growth of alternative, decentralized monies. Perhaps that premise renders an overview of the 2016 presidential candidates irrelevant. Decentralized currencies, moreover, are not a mainstream, headlining policy issue that concern any substantial percentage of American voters, and presidential candidates are not particularly outspoken in their support for or opposition to Bitcoin.

But, for active …

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How Long Until We Forget About Cash?

Author: George Basiladze

In the ever-changing world of finance, many of us grow less and less dependent on physical, paper money. The rapid development of financial technology has allowed us to effectively skip out the physical exchange of monies, as we grow increasingly reliant on e-commerce systems, credit/debit cards and contactless technologies. In many areas of the world, people can go through a regular week without ever needing paper money. In the UK, almost all …

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#DontExposeEvil Pro-Peace Meme Contest Winners Announced!

Too Few Role Models

We’ve been talking about the #DontExposeEvil meme contest for quite some time now. It all began when Google pulled ads from Antiwar.com due to graphic war images that were hosted on the site. Bitcoin Not Bombs decided to fight back with this pro-peace meme contest.

The deadline for submissions was April 20, and last night (April 30), we announced the winners live on a Liberty.me webcast! We also had a great time discussing why peace …

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Social Unity via Bitcoin

Bitcoin Unifies Us
by Tim Baker

  We all know the internet can be terrible for us. All the input, all the stimuli, all the voyeurism. It feeds us the idea that we must live up to this standard that we see in our friend’s pictures and status updates, but they’re doing the same thing. No one really reaches this standard, we’ve just collectively decided to be constantly miserable because our lives aren’t as kickass as they should …

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Will Bitcoin Recover from MtGox’s Collapse?

MtGox has been having some serious issues recently. I will summarize for those who may not know yet, but my primary goal here is not to describe every detail. Rather, I want to respond to these events and explain what I think it means for the future of Bitcoin. The exchange rate has already …

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The Evolution of Music and Money

By guest contributor, John Stuart

Hey all, my name is John Stuart. I’m an avid music fan with a passion for Bitcoin. There may not seem to be a whole lot of overlap between the two, but I hope to change that by the end of this article. I’ll stick to talking mostly about music, because that’s what I know, but I’m going to try to relate everything to Bitcoin. I hope you find it …

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