19 Jul '13, 2pm

First big Bitcoin acquisition: gambling site SatoshiDice bought for $11.5M

In another large milestone for the Bitcoin virtual currency, Bitcoin gambling service SatoshiDice has been acquired for $11.5 million by an unnamed buyer. CoinDesk reports that SatoshiDice operator Erik Voorhees sold the company recently for 126,315 Bitcoins, which held the value of about $11.47 million when the transaction went through. SatoshiDice is an online dice game where you use Bitcoins to gamble. The game is relatively simple: Users send Bitcoins to a specific address, a “lucky number” is picked, and you win if the lucky number is less than the number you chose. The service describes itself as “the most popular Bitcoin betting game in the universe.” The company or individual who purchased SatoshiDice has not been named yet. SatoshiDice was listed on MPEX , a Romanian Bitcoin securities exchange, and people had purchased shares of the service using Bitcoin. Voorhee...

Full article: http://venturebeat.com/2013/07/19/first-big-bitcoin-acqui...

Tweets

First Big Bitcoin Acquisition: Gambling Site Sa...

economicpolicyjournal.com 20 Jul '13, 12am

The Bitcoin-based betting site SatoshiDice has been sold for 126,315 BTC, which at the time of writing was worth around $1...

First major Bitcoin acquisition sees gambling s...

thenextweb.com 19 Jul '13, 5am

In a sign of Bitcoin’s rise to prominence, the first major acquisition of a company involved in the virtual currency has h...

First major Bitcoin acquisition sees gambling s...

thenextweb.com 19 Jul '13, 5am

In a sign of Bitcoin’s rise to prominence, the first major acquisition of a company involved in the virtual currency has h...

First major Bitcoin acquisition sees gambling s...

thenextweb.com 19 Jul '13, 6am

In a sign of Bitcoin’s rise to prominence, the first major acquisition of a company involved in the virtual currency has h...

Bitcoin company acquisitions begin: Gambling site SatoshiDice sells for $11.5m (126,315 BTC)

Bitcoin company acquisitions begin: Gambling si...

coindesk.com 18 Jul '13, 12pm

Blockchain-based betting game SatoshiDice has been sold for 126,315 BTC, which at the time of writing was worth around $11...

Bitcoin company acquisitions begin: Gambling si...

techmeme.com 19 Jul '13, 12pm

Bitcoin company acquisitions begin: Gambling site SatoshiDice sells for $11.5m (126,315 BTC) — Blockchain-based betting ga...

SatoshiDice Sold for $12.4 Million #bitcoin

bitcoinmagazine.com 18 Jul '13, 10am

SatoshiDice is now one of the largest businesses in the Bitcoin economy, beaten out by the mining company ASICMiner , wort...

Bitcoin Gambling Website SatoshiDice Gets Acqui...

pulse2.com 21 Jul '13, 4pm

Bitcoin Gambling Website SatoshiDice Gets Acquired For $11.5 Million Tags: Bitcoin , SatoshiDice SatoshiDice is a gambling...

Я выиграл BitCoin в

satoshidice.ru 19 Jul '13, 5pm

$ sha256sum hash.keys 86adc01f03ec0c5a656dcf402364852b00320195c4788e62dc07882f5dbe93ed hash.keys $ java -jar jar/BitcoinTi...

Bitcoin gambler cheats SatoshiDice competitor Just-Dice out of 1,300 BTC

Bitcoin gambler cheats SatoshiDice competitor J...

coindesk.com 19 Jul '13, 3pm

The owner of bitcoin betting site Just-Dice , a rival to SatoshiDice , had a severe moment of panic a few days ago when a ...

#bitcoin DICE 99.1% Payout!

suzukidice.com 21 Jul '13, 10am

Greetings and welcome to SuzukiDice! You have landed in a great place. SuzukiDice is a place to send your bitcoin bets and...

HopStop Bought By Apple For Public Transit Data

searchengineland.com 19 Jul '13, 11pm

Hot on the heels of its acquisition of Locationary , Apple has bought transit site and cityguide HopStop for an undisclose...

Someone just sold a Bitcoin business for $11.4M...

gigaom.com 19 Jul '13, 8am

Erik Voorhees, the Panama-based Bitcoin entrepreneur , has sold one of his ventures for 126,315 bitcoins or, by my calcula...

HuntingMoon Updates Its Site To Allows Domains ...

sedo.com 20 Jul '13, 1am

Buy Domains Buy Domains Overview Domain Search Domain Auctions Browse Categories Domain Brokerage Market Activity Sell Dom...