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261  Economy / Gambling / Re: Bitcoin Poker Room on: April 24, 2011, 06:53:30 PM
Everyone thinks, oh wow, bitcoin is perfect for Poker! And yes, in theory that is correct.

But there is so much more to a legit poker site than just dealing the cards. From basic security issues like this theft to collusion and bots, there are hard problem that require significant investment and strong, poker-smart, well-compensated management.

Enjoy the novelty of using bitcoins and plying rake-free/low rake poker, but nobody serious will play above the micros until these are addressed.

Really sorry to hear about the theft though. Sucks.
262  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: How do we prevent money laundering and assasinations? on: April 24, 2011, 06:46:17 PM
first they come for the assassinations, then they come for the pron, then they come for me.

Don't get caught up in the hype. Bitcoin is a tool. Many murders have been committed with baseball bats. Yet we can freely talk about baseball bats.
263  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Reduced Vig on all NBA & NHL Playoff games at BTCSportsBet.com ! on: April 23, 2011, 05:28:15 PM
quick bump...lots of playoff games today.

And as opposed to all the other bitcoin gambling sites, you don't have to worry about rigged code. Rigged referees, maybe, but not code.  Grin
264  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Bitcoin site should pay for itself through...bitcoin advertising. on: April 21, 2011, 11:08:25 AM
o hai...good idea, i'd definitely throw up a banner.
265  Economy / Economics / Re: Bitcoin got economists stumped on: April 20, 2011, 03:49:49 AM
Pretty sure he means this: http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/04/the-economics-of-bitcoin.html

Tyler completely missed it. I guess if you study interventions and monetary policy enough, that when you run into something that deems those worthless, it's hard to see the merits.

I believe it was Upton Sinclair who said "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his paycheck depends on him not understanding it."

266  Bitcoin / Project Development / Re: tyler cowen bounty at marginal revolution on: April 20, 2011, 03:30:14 AM
Wow, I expected better from Tyler.
267  Economy / Marketplace / Re: 2+ month AutoVPS account to transfer for bitcoins. on: April 15, 2011, 12:07:34 AM
lol..fair enough. gl fetokun.
268  Economy / Marketplace / Reduced Vig on all NBA & NHL Playoff games at BTCSportsBet.com ! on: April 14, 2011, 09:35:47 PM
Busy sports time of the year....We're offering reduced vig/juice on all NBA and NHL bets throughout the playoffs!

Give it a try - automated BTC deposits/withdrawals, low 1 BTC min bet.

In addition to NBA & NHL, we have full lineups of all MLB games, SC2 tournaments, Champions League, and more.

269  Economy / Marketplace / Re: 2+ month AutoVPS account to transfer for bitcoins. on: April 14, 2011, 07:30:04 PM
44.44 BTC - Noagenda going to clean up on this  Wink
270  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Noagendamarket asked for an "alpaca sock wearing crypto terrorist." on: April 14, 2011, 05:36:32 PM
5 *s, well done!
271  Economy / Marketplace / Re: 2+ month AutoVPS account to transfer for bitcoins. on: April 14, 2011, 04:43:54 PM
40.01 btc - ez game.
272  Economy / Marketplace / Re: 2+ month AutoVPS account to transfer for bitcoins. on: April 14, 2011, 03:43:38 PM
35 btc - friends and family rate?  Grin
273  Bitcoin / Project Development / Re: WHMCS on: April 13, 2011, 02:02:07 PM
this would be amazing. Tons of smaller providers use WHMCS ; and I think I saw one using Libery Reserve already, so should be feasible.

274  Bitcoin / Press / Re: Bitcoin press hits, notable sources on: April 12, 2011, 06:10:52 PM
I'm pretty sure jgarzik can handle it, lol.
275  Economy / Trading Discussion / Re: selling drugs and money laundering: the potential downfall of bitcoin on: April 11, 2011, 03:38:23 PM

When you say "Tax benefits" you mean as in not paying tax or something else? I imagine most business will pay tax on btc like they pay tax on cash.

grudgingly and on about 10% of the actual amount?
276  Economy / Marketplace / Re: xkcd's bitcoin hole on: April 11, 2011, 02:48:54 PM
sent a few coins, xkcd is amazing.
277  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Another Noob perspective - drawbacks and potential growth opportunities on: April 09, 2011, 07:22:45 PM
There is a lot you can do...Offer exchange in your local area. Set up your own exchange for Paypal users with less fees than Coinpal. Or are you waiting for others to do it?

You can accept transactions with 0 confirms and have nearly instant transactions. Of course there is the risk of a double spend, but hey, your impulse gambling site should make enough coins to cover those.

You are probably never going to buy groceries or pay your mortgage in BTC. Sure, some people see that as the goal or as a 100% substitute for USD - but that doesn't mean that anything short of that is a failure.

BTC is already a wildly successful niche currency providing significant benefits to both buyers and sellers online. Be it webhosting, betting on sports, or any of the other businesses listed on the /Trade page.

Yes, it may not be easy or frictionless for Joe Sixpack to get his hands on his first bitcoins, but so be it. Joe Sixpack probably shouldn't be using bitcoins yet. If your business requires a non-technical person to have bitcoins, then you should be working on the issue as well.

278  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Another Noob perspective - drawbacks and potential growth opportunities on: April 09, 2011, 06:48:52 PM
If you come from a gambling background, then you know how hard it is to move money from/to certain jurisdictions and the issues with processors used to try to shield such activities. Bitcoin solves that.

As far as speed of transactions, ~10 minutes per confirm is not a big deal at all.

The efficiencies of Bitcoin as a platform compared to servicing in local currencies can be seen on a variety of sites/applications.

For gambling, BTCSportsBet.com is a full service sportsbook that only accepts Bitcoin.  Grin
279  Economy / Marketplace / Re: [SELLING] Starcraft II Guest Pass 3 BTC (2) on: April 08, 2011, 01:11:27 PM
Well get to it! Currently up is the GSL match between MVP and MarineKing on Saturday and a Broodwar Winner's League match.

gl selling the guest passes.
280  Economy / Marketplace / Re: [SELLING] Starcraft II Guest Pass 3 BTC (2) on: April 08, 2011, 10:56:30 AM
Not to derail, but for everyone interested in SC2, the GSL and other major tournaments are available for betting via the link in my sig  Grin
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