Celebrate this Halloween with Spookalicious Casino Games and Get Rewarded

It’s Halloween! Play spooktastic casino games and celebrate this hallowed festival with Bitcoin Games as they promise the most Harrowing Halloween you’d ever experience! Zombies Monsters Vampires Our very own premium casino brand, Bitcoin Games, has launched the Harrowing Halloween promotion where you can play from 12 horror-themed games and get a special bonus all throughout Halloween. The promotion features all sorts of spookalicious creatures to keep you spell-bound for the whole week leading up to Halloween.Whether it is Dracula’s Family, 100 Zombies, Haunted Hospital or Los Muertos – the…

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The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

Six years ago, a number of theories spread across the internet that claimed the famed American economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. was Satoshi Nakamoto. There’s a bunch of circumstantial evidence that has invoked some research into the possibility that Nash could have been Bitcoin’s creator. The following editorial is the ninth installment of news.Bitcoin.com’s “the many facts” series, with a comprehensive look at some of the evidence that is tied to John Nash and Bitcoin’s mysterious creator. During the last decade, there’s been a wide variety of individuals…

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Kevin Hart Learns Bitcoin Is a Legit Investment, Not ‘Voodoo Money’ in an All-Star Telethon

Popular actor Kevin Hart gave bitcoin a boost this weekend during an all-star telethon to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Hart told viewers that cryptocurrency is a legitimate investment right after he called it “voodoo money.” Kevin Hart Shouts Out About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency American comedian, Hollywood actor, and producer Kevin Hart shouted out this weekend that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are legitimate investments during an online fundraiser he hosted for the benefit of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and his Help From the Hart charity. The inaugural MDA…

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Video: Printing Is The Plague, Bitcoin Is The Cure

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, CK sits with Thib Maréchal to discuss the history of money printing and how Bitcoin offers humanity a solution to this great plague. Thib, who works at Bitcoin custody provider Knox, expands on his recent article for Bitcoin Magazine on seigniorage, the long history of money printing and the importance of Plan B. “In this brief essay, we will try to dissect the fundamentally flawed nature of alternative digital currencies, observe bitcoin as a pragmatic monetary evolution in contrast to shitcoinery’s ‘technology…

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Remembering Room77, Bitcoin’s Favorite Bar

Amid the seemingly nonstop flow of wild events in 2020, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the start of the next bitcoin bull run and copycat bacon cheeseburger token scams (more on that later), the legendary Room77 has now officially closed for good. The Room77 was the first brick-and-mortar business to accept bitcoin. You could pay for your drinks, burgers and for a slightly overpriced hot chocolate (more on that later, too).  I would visit the “Room” several times a year while visiting Berlin and have probably paid for some — now…

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$250 Trillion in Assets Looking for Ideal Store of Value: A Bull Case for Bitcoin

The CEO of Nasdaq-listed billion-dollar company Microstrategy has made a strong bull case for bitcoin. He says there is a $250 trillion ocean of assets looking for the ideal store a value right now and bitcoin is a better store of value than gold or tech stocks, so “a lot of that monetary energy is going to flow from the asset ocean into the crypto pond.” Comparing Bitcoin to Investing Early in Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon In a webcast with Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough, aired last week, Microstrategy CEO Michael…

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Video: Wasabi, Crypto Anarchy And Freedom W/ Max Hillebrand

Listen to the episode here: Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast For this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, host CK sits down with Max Hillebrand (@HillebrandMax), a prolific Bitcoin education and member of the Bitcoin privacy research group zkSNACKs. The pair dive into updates on Wasabi Wallet (ZKSnacks’ primary product) and discuss higher-level introductions to topics that are essential for all Bitcoiners and advocates of liberty. Specific topics discussed include: Wasabi Wallet, Bitcoin mixing updates Chaincase creating a mobile client for Wasabi CoinJoins Explaining crypto anarchy Explaining property rights Discussing…

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Defi Protocol Harvest Finance Hacked for $24 Million, Attacker Returns $2.5 Million

Decentralized finance (defi protocol) Harvest Finance was hacked on Monday for $24 million. The attacker targeted the protocol’s liquidity pools, performing an arbitrage attack using a large flash loan – a type of uncollatarized loan – but later returned $2.5 million. In seven minutes, the hack was complete. Harvest Finance revealed that the hacker “manipulated prices on one money lego (curve y pool) to drain another money lego [farm USDT (fUSDT), farm USDC (fUSDC)], many times. The attacker then converted the funds to renBTC and exited to bitcoin.” RenBTC is…

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How Bitcoin Mixers Help Protect Privacy

This is a promoted article provided by bitcoinmix.org. Bitcoin mixers are services that mix BTC from different sources to obscure their transaction history. Using these services, Bitcoiners can protect their privacy and keep prying eyes from assessing the history of their funds or other information about them. Bitcoin addresses are pseudonymous, and don’t inherently reveal the specific real-world identity of their owners, but they can be traced back to exchanges or other points at which an owner may have revealed their real-world identity. Blockchain analysis techniques are capable of deriving…

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Bitcoin Transaction Fees Spike 350% in a Month, as ETH Fees Decline

Bitcoin transaction fees are on the rise again. Fees shot up more than 350% during the last thirty days to Oct. 22. The most significant increase occurred in the last week, as the price of bitcoin soared on growing institutional interest. According to data by Bitinfocharts, it cost an average of $5.75 to send a transaction over the Bitcoin blockchain on Saturday, up from around $1.8 five days earlier. Fees peaked at $6.36 on Oct. 22, as the bitcoin (BTC) price scaled past $13,000, a 2020 high. Just over thirty…

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