Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Bitcoin and Gambling

With the feds seizing pokerstars, full-tilt poker, and absolute poker Alternative modes of gambling will surely be on many's mind.

Bitcoin and gambling are a natural fit.

Play poker with bitcoins. Apparantly, the industry standard rake is 5%. With bitcoins, it's 1%

You can also do sports betting with bitcoin.

Then there's the BitCoin lottery. It's currently down for (among other reasons, including a bug) not having many players. I take this as evidence of bitcoin user's intelligence.

Oh, and if bitcoin weren't easy enough, now there's instawallet

EDIT: You can also play roulette with bitcoins

1 comment:

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