XRP is now available for Spread betting and CFDs on CMC Markets UK

On 6th November, CMC Markets, one of the global providers for CFDs and spreading announced the support for XRP. Tweet by CMC Markets UK: “Ripple is now available to trade with CMC Markets. It is both a platform used for the peer-to-peer transfer of currencies (RippleNet) and a digital currency (ripple XRP).” Contracts for Difference…

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Spread Betting: Crypto Speculation Without Crypto?

Online sports betting company Bovada has issued a series of odds where you can bet for (or against) Bitcoin (BTC) coming back from its recent slump. Spread betting has become an integral part of Wall Street, but can it get the same kind of foothold in crypto? Yes, is almost certainly the simple answer. CMC…

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Betting On The Blockchain – Creating The Global Standard For The Future Of Betting

BX, a blockchain-based betting and prediction market ecosystem, officially announced today an Initial Token Sale (ITO), to raise funds for its betting and market prediction ecosystem, designed to change the way the world bets.  With the vision to create a new betting experience, BX allows any user to take over the role of the bookmaker,…

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World Cup: $1.5 Billion Cryptocurrency Gambling Ring Busted in China

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain have gone mainstream – and are now used for bets in the World Cup. But while some international stars are launching their own virtual currencies, other people are using them for more nefarious purposes. World Cup Bookmakers Raking It In As the World Cup comes to a close, many people have been…

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Sports Betting to Meet Cryptocurrencies in FIFA World Cup 2018 | BTCMANAGER

While the world stirs with excitement for the FIFA World Cup 2018, cryptocurrency developers are going to great lengths to build applications for capitalizing on the football fever. Ether Up For Grabs According to a report on Forbes, the World Cup 2018 will witness a blockchain-based betting game built to incentivize football speculators with ether…

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Chainbet Protocol Proposes a Trustless Bitcoin Cash Betting Mechanism

On Saturday June 9, the founder of the bitcoin cash-centric wallet Electron Cash, Jonald Fyookball, revealed that he had created an on-chain betting protocol called Chainbet. The 255 lines of code form a proposal that allows a simple coin flip type of bet, but the software could be designed to handle more complex on-chain betting…

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Blockchain Technology Makes Sports Betting Fair and Safe

Betting pools and houses have long been both a point of attraction to many people and a principal foe to nearly equal number of legislators. On the one hand, it is a simple game of chance that could potentially reward the one lucky person with an immense amount of money. The entire economy of betting…

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Bitcoin Prediction Market Fairlay Sees Sizable Volumes

In the cryptocurrency ecosystem, the concept of prediction markets is a topical subject. There are a few projects in the works hoping to build decentralized prediction markets such as Augur and Hivemind. One particular project, although not fully ‘trustless’ at the moment, Fairlay, has been moving a staggering amount of volume over the past few…

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Ripple (XRP) Coinbase Rival Adds XRP by Credit Card – 150,000 Stores Worldwide

Ripple (XRP) – It’s huge news for XRP: The Ripple coin can now be bought by credit card online or cash voucher in more than 150,000 stores worldwide through the Bitit marketplace, and given as a gift by gift-card. Bitit is an established cryptocurrency marketplace that has been around since 2014 and is headquartered in…

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OPEN Is Betting on the Asian Market. Here’s Why

At the moment, the Asian continent seems to be taking the lead in pioneering the way for both app development and blockchain innovation. Countries like China, Japan, and South Korea, which are all global leaders in technology development, have built vibrant developer communities and have long been known to have some of the strongest mobile…

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