Tag: Payment options

NetBet Now Accepting Bitcoin through BitPay, But….

Published on 2016-10-19 03:00
In an October 17th, 2016 blog post, BitPay, a Bitcoin payment processor, has announced that NetBet, one of the leading UK online gambling sites, has started accepting Bitcoin. Part of the statement reads: “We’re excited to announce a major new step for BitPay and bitcoin payments in Europe. This week NetBet became the first UK-licensed gambling merchant to begin accepting bitcoin for... read more »

Bitcoin not Mentioned in New York Times, ‘Frontline’ Online Gambling Documentary

Published on 2016-02-20 13:24
On 9th February 2016, a documentary on online gambling in the United States made jointly by The New York Times and PBS series “Frontline” aired. The investigative piece that took two years to finish can also be watched online. While it delves into different aspects of the industry in the United States, including payment methods, throughout the entire one-hour long... read more »

Valve planning to Allow Bitcoin Payments for Games on its Steam Platform

Published on 2016-02-10 11:39
Valve, one of the leading video game developers and distributors of related content online, could be on the road to incorporating Bitcoin payments into its platforms. According to the readouts from translation servers, Valve will achieve by integrating BitPay, a payment processor, through API on Steam, an Internet-based digital distribution platform for video games. Valve, otherwise going by the official name of... read more »

BitPay Partners with Taiwan’s Leading Gaming Payment Processor, GASH Point

Published on 2015-12-17 16:09
BitPay, a leading Bitcoin payment, has announced a partnership with Gash Point, a platform that caters for about 10 million shoppers of online gaming products in Asia. The arrangement will see the latter’s customers top their prepaid cards using Bitcoin. “With today’s bitcoin payments launch from our newest merchant partner GASH Point,” read part of a blog post written by James Walpole,  Marketing... read more »

Sportsbook Now Accepts Bitcoin Deposits and Withdrawals.

Published on 2015-11-16 09:22
Sportsbook, one of the largest online gambling sites, is now accepting deposits and withdrawals in Bitcoin. Before this, you could only transact with the gaming website through Visa, Skrill, cash transfers and a few other fiat payment options. According to the gaming site’s payment information page, the lowest amount you can deposit or withdraw in Bitcoin is $5, and the... read more »

G2A, an Online Gaming Marketplace, Now Accepts Bitcoin through BitPay.

Published on 2015-10-13 06:40
It is now official; the online gaming marketplace G2A has Bitcoin as one of the payment options you can use to buy games and other related digital goods. This follows the signing of a deal between the Hong Kong-based company and Bitpay, a Bitcoin payment processor. In a statement, Bob Voermans, who is the G2A.COM’s Executive VP of Global Payments,... read more »