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Author Topic: 2012-07-11 Bitcoin: The currency of poker's future, or just a fad?  (Read 732 times)
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July 11, 2012, 06:27:18 PM

It is obvious why US-facing poker rooms would use Bitcoins - they're a way to circumvent US laws which prevent Americans from transferring funds to and from gambling sites via banks. For Americans, Bitcoin sites may even be safer than other options which are more likely to attract government attention.

Over 5 million users there.
Is this the beginning of something big?

The parasite hates three things: free markets, free will, and free men.
Napster is down - this is the END of illegal file sharing!
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