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October 21, 2012, 05:27:27 PM
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Rather Good article about bitcoin and its use for online poker:

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Bryan Micon, site pro at the Bitcoin-only poker room Seals with Clubs and head honcho of the always-controversial DonkDown forums and podcast, argues why the digital currency is a game-changer for online poker.

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People barely understand me when I talk these days.
I speak a language of SHA 256, BitInstant, public-private key cryptography, giga-hashes per second, and I’m considering building a substantial mining rig to support the network and always be able to keep a copy of the block-chain.

Yup, I’m speaking Bitcoin language again. My twitter is updated to “Drank the #bitcoin kool-aid” and I religiously preach it on every DonkDown radio show. Most times I leave the house I have my bitcoin logo pin attached near my physical wallet, a subtle poke at the duality of man, sir. To say that Bitcoin has consumed my life is an understatement.

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“You don’t have to trust a Bitcoin poker site as much—just withdraw your entire balance after every session to a trusted wallet, possibly your own computer hard drive.”

Full Article: http://pokerfuse.com/features/editorial-opinion/bitcoin-poker-changing-the-game-21-10/


Seems like Micon is really making some news in the online poker world.

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I'm a relatively known guy in the poker world, and I've been studying bitcoin for the past 1.5+ years, and it's great for the recently launched affiliate program to get the SealsWithClubs name out there.  If any poker-facing media wants to understand what we are doing over a Seals I'll usually talk to them until they stop me, sometimes hours.

I'm flying FPV race drones these days. Check out my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/MiconFPV
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