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Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of a casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must be placed in petros, the country’s national oil-backed digital currency. Several cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies can be exchanged into petros...

Gamble With Crypto at Bestecasinobonussen.nl

Gamble With Crypto at Bestecasinobonussen.nl

Bestcasinbonussen.nl is up to date with the Bitcoin casino industry, delivering news about Bitcoin casinos available in the Netherlands and guiding readers through the skills of gambling with Bitcoins online. 8th of January 2020 – The advancements in the IT industry...

Malaysia Announces Digital Asset Guidelines

Malaysia Announces Digital Asset Guidelines

The Securities Commission Malaysia has published the country’s guidelines on digital assets which set out the regulatory framework for token sales. All token offerings must now be carried out only through platforms approved by the commission. The guidelines also...

Crypto Experts Join OECD ‘High Level’ Advisory Board

Crypto Experts Join OECD ‘High Level’ Advisory Board

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, an intergovernmental body with 36 member countries, has formed “a high-level expert group” which includes executives from the crypto industry. They will provide advice in helping develop international...

New Guidelines Subject Canadian Crypto Exchanges to Securities Laws

New Guidelines Subject Canadian Crypto Exchanges to Securities Laws

Canadian regulators have issued new guidance determining when current securities legislation applies to operations conducted by cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the clarifications in the document, many domestic and foreign entities serving Canadian users, for...

FATF Holds Global Forum to Discuss Crypto Supervision

FATF Holds Global Forum to Discuss Crypto Supervision

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and over 50 delegations involved in crypto supervision recently gathered to discuss how to regulate crypto assets and related service providers. While examining three key areas, they stressed the importance of international...

Crypto vs RBI: 3 Days of Intense Supreme Court Hearings

Crypto vs RBI: 3 Days of Intense Supreme Court Hearings

India’s supreme court heard the crypto case in detail over three consecutive days this week. In addition to intense arguments against the central bank having the power to ban crypto, the judges learned how other countries regulate this new sector, the amended EU...

Russia’s New Prime Minister Has an Opinion of Cryptocurrencies

Russia’s New Prime Minister Has an Opinion of Cryptocurrencies

The Russian Federation has a new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin, with a track record of statements regarding cryptocurrencies and an affection for digitalization. A stated goal of his government will be to turn the country into a digital platform “for the people.”...

Direct Democracy Party to Solve Issues With Crypto Rights in Russia

Direct Democracy Party to Solve Issues With Crypto Rights in Russia

A new political force is being born in Russia out of the country’s tech business circles. The idea has been conceived by representatives of the country’s growing digital economy sector who want to embark on finding solutions to numerous issues that concern the crypto...

Silvergate Bank and Bitstamp Launch Bitcoin Collateralized Loans

Silvergate Bank and Bitstamp Launch Bitcoin Collateralized Loans

U.S.-based Silvergate Bank has launched a bitcoin collateralized loan product with Bitstamp as its launch partner. The crypto exchange will act as the bank’s agent to manage and provide custody for bitcoin collateral. The product utilizes Silvergate Bank’s Exchange...

Uzbekistan to Create National Mining Pool, Launch Licensed Exchange

Uzbekistan to Create National Mining Pool, Launch Licensed Exchange

Establishing a “national mining pool” has been declared a priority in Uzbekistan. Miners who join the pool will enjoy lower electricity rates, announced the country’s agency overseeing the crypto industry. The Central Asian nation is also preparing to launch a...

Indian Supreme Court Hears In-Depth Arguments Against RBI Ban

Indian Supreme Court Hears In-Depth Arguments Against RBI Ban

India’s supreme court spent all day hearing arguments against the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday. The counsel for the Internet and Mobile Association of India presented extensive arguments to convince the court that the central bank...

This key resistance level could spark a massive Bitcoin selloff

This key resistance level could spark a massive Bitcoin selloff

Bitcoin’s bulls have now propelled the cryptocurrency to the upper boundary of a strong multi-month channel, and they appear to be showing some signs of faltering as BTC struggles to break past this level. It is important to note that the recent uptrend has...

China Issues Digital Currency Guide for Party Cadres

China Issues Digital Currency Guide for Party Cadres

Understanding a complex subject should be easier with access to educational materials. With blockchain and CBDC now part of Beijing’s political vocabulary, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has issued a guide to digital currencies meant to prepare party officials for...