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  • Regulated Gambling Platform Cozy Games Accepts Bitcoin in Industry First

    Regulated Gambling Platform Accepts Bitcoin in Industry First

    coindesk.com 24 Oct '14, 4pm

    Cryptocurrency payment processor GoCoin has teamed up with iGaming operator Cozy Games to deliver bitcoin, litecoin and dogecoin payments on its platform. The companies said the move will make Cozy Games the first regulated iGaming operator in the world to accept cryptocurrencies. GoC...

  • This Polish Hospital Will Let Patients Settle Bills With Bitcoin

    This Polish Hospital Will Let Patients Settle Bills With Bitcoin

    coindesk.com 24 Oct '14, 2pm

    A private hospital in Warsaw, Poland, which is run by the Medicover Group, will soon let patients pay their bills in bitcoin. A bitcoin ATM planned to be launched at the facility in the near future should make that process even easier. While a number of clinics and doctors around the ...

  • Lamassu Partners with IdentityMind to Offer Enhanced ATM Compliance

    New Lamassu Partnership to Provide Better ATM Compliance

    coindesk.com 23 Oct '14, 12pm

    Bitcoin ATM manufacturer Lamassu Bitcoin Ventures has announced a new partnership with e-commerce compliance specialist IdentityMind Global. First revealed informally on 5th October , the integration with IdentityMind will provide Lamassu bitcoin ATM owners with built-in anti-fraud an...

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    Payments Veterans Discuss Bitcoin vs Apple Pay at NY Law Conference

    coindesk.com 23 Oct '14, 9pm

    The buzz surrounding Apple Pay may have initially startled some bitcoin enthusiasts, but industry experts continue to speak out on why the latest mobile payments solution is only passively interesting. At the Bitcoin Law conference , an event held at New York Law School this Tuesday, ...

  • Saxo Bank Event Panel: Block Chain Intriguing, Bitcoin a Fad

    coindesk.com 23 Oct '14, 3pm

    Bitcoin was labelled a "fad" yet also "interesting" in a panel discussion at Saxo Bank's Trading Debates event in central London yesterday. Held in the British Library, the event was attended by more than 300 people from the world of traditional finance, including bankers, traders and...

  • CoinCorner Now Accepts Debit and Credit Cards for Bitcoin Purchases

    CoinCorner Accepts Debit and Credit Cards for Bitcoin Purchases

    coindesk.com 23 Oct '14, 12pm

    British bitcoin exchange CoinCorner now allows clients to purchase bitcoin and some altcoins with debit and credit cards. The feature went live yesterday, making CoinCorner one of very few places in the British Isles to accept direct card payments for cryptocurrency. Bittylicious, a s...

  • Bitcoin 'Ransomware' Freezes Council Offices Across Italy

    Bitcoin 'Ransomware' Freezes Council Offices Across Italy

    coindesk.com 22 Oct '14, 7pm

    The offices of Italian municipal councils have had their computer files encrypted by a 'ransomware' virus that is demanding payment in bitcoin. According to Corriere della Sera , one of the country's top newspaper, dozens of regional office workers are unable to pay bills, issue certi...

  • Bitcoin Trader Customers Face Losses After Management Disappears

    coindesk.com 19 Oct '14, 3pm

    A popular bitcoin arbitrage service has collapsed, resulting in the loss of customer funds and the dissolution of a company that had a notable presence in the industry. The news marks the second time in recent weeks that the future of a well-known company in the bitcoin ecosystem has ...