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Sportsbet.io strengthens cryptocurrency capabilities with Litecoin integration

Multi-currency sportsbook Sportsbet.io, has added to its current offering of payment capabilities by integrating Litecoin into its platform. In addition to being able to pay using other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and SOC coin,customers will also now have the opportunity to deposit, play, win, and withdraw in Litecoin. Joe McCallum, Director of Sportsbook at Sportsbet.io, commented: “This is just …

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Amelco launches FinXpress Bitcoin product

Sports betting software and trading services provider, Amelco, will now allow its customers to wager bets on the fluctuations of cryptocurrency through the launch of its new Bitcoin betting product, FinXpress. The new product has been developed in order to complement Amelco’s already existing betting features, set to be operable as an extension to the singular platform used by sportsbooks. Users …

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Sportsbet.io hires Odds On Marketing to build-up brand identity

Bitcoin-centric online sportsbook Sportsbet.io (a subsidiary of Coingaming Group), has appointed Odds On Marketing as its new brand agency, as the operator seeks to expand its profile and coverage for World Cup 2018. Sportsbet.io appoints the specialist sports marketing agency Odds On, with the key initiative of driving its new brand identity during a critical period for the sports betting …

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Bookie in Public Beta for Russia 2018

Issuing a market update, blockchain-centric sports betting exchange Bookie has detailed that it plans to ‘go live’ with its initial public beta ahead of World Cup Russia 2018 (14 June – 15 July). Bookie’s beta launch will allow players to compete for ‘real bitcoin prizes’ as the operator releases a series of betting competitions and leaderboards to test its proprietary …

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SBC’s on the ball: Beckham’s big plans, Italian football and a bizarre transfer

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at the sale of AC Milan, a new MLS team and a bizarre transfer deal from Turkey. ____________________ Becks launches plans for Miami expansion Former England captain, David Beckham has launched his plan to form …

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Sirplay sets sights on ambitious platform launch

Maltese software house, Sirplay has revealed that it will launch a new high speed live betting platform with both new graphics with three different sportive user interfaces. The module, which it describes as “the fastest on the market”, will support more than 40,000 transactions and up to 2 million connections per second.  The release will follow on from Sirplay’s previous launch of …

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New enterprise Luckbox.com aims to bridge crypto & esports dynamics

The esports betting sector is set to gain a further new market entrant as Luckbox.com prepares to make its debut in 2018. The new esports betting platform is founded by former PokerStars employees Lars Lien (CEO) and Mike Stevens. Under development since 2016, Luckbox.com is a unique betting venture which to date has raised 483.5 Bitcoin (circa £5 million) from ‘strategic …

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LetBet aims big with online betting-focused cryptocurrency

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Belize-based firm LetBet is the latest to offer a cryptocurrency aimed specifically at online gambling. Entitled LBT, the new blockchain-powered currency has been touted as a solution to the delayed payout systems of traditional gambling sites, as well as a way to remove the third party element. Online platforms such as LetBet are attempting to usher in the transition from …

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Coingaming bolsters operations with senior appointment hires

The Coingaming Group, 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 of Business Intelligence respectively across the wider Coingaming Group. Under the Sportsbet.io brand, Dominic Hardcastle has been hired as …

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Richard Walsh – Sportsbet.io – Bitcoin makes mainstream move

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Richard Walsh, Managing Director of the Coingaming Group which operates Sportsbet.io, spoke to SBC News about the sportsbook’s journey, the burgeoning blockchain technology and transparency over legal issues in bitcoin betting. SBC: Hi Richard, can you summarise for SBC readers the Sportsbet.io journey from its inception and initial planning, through to its current day-to-day operations? RW: Since launching in-time for …

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