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Bethereum is set to remove the taboo from betting once and for all

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Blockchain powered company Bethereum officially launches its gaming platform that is a decentralized betting table secured by smart contracts

 

Hong Kong — May 2018 – Bethereum, the company introducing a blockchain-based solution to social betting, is bringing legitimacy and transparency to the social betting process with its “house-less” peer-to-peer betting ecosystem. Bethereum cuts out the middleman and keeps the interactions purely between players, to promote a safe and transparent prediction platform. Bethereum recently sold out their pre-sale round, raising over $4 million.”

What are some general themes that come to mind when you think of betting? For starters, in the long term the house always wins. The odds are rarely in your favor, but rather lie with the bookies. Transparency and trust is irrelevant. Returns are low and social involvement is lacking. Traditionally, betting and gaming have a taboo and “back-alley” connotation. But what if there was a space, free of judgement, with significantly more certainty, and maximum transparency? Bethereum offers an advanced framework combining Ethereum-based technology with powerful tools and applications to provide users with a fully decentralized alternative to traditional betting. Smart Contracts guarantee that participants will never be fooled, and that their money will be kept safe. This is done using oracles, which are trusted data feeds that send real world information directly into the smart contract to ensure that correct and necessary actions are taken. The platform additionally fosters a groundbreaking social and gamified environment to put the fun back into betting.

Bethereum successfully integrates innovative features, appealing design and community elements to offer an industry-first betting solution that users can wholeheartedly trust. The social community casts its net far and wide to reach people across the gaming world, from casual eSport lovers to high stake participants and all of the friendly competition in between. Bets are placed in user-created, public or private, groups while smart contracts protect funds and automatically distribute winnings based on bet conditions and outcomes.

Bethereum is introducing a new reality to the world of betting where the house will never win, because the house no longer exists,” CEO of Bethereum Giacomo Tognoni says. “The state of Colorado took a bold step with legislating an ancient social taboo and we’re planning to do the same. Bethereum is removing the negative connotation associated with betting, by making it a completely transparent and secure process, transacted directly and safely between peers.

The Bether token will be available for purchase both in fiat and Ether, simplifying the process while simultaneously increasing the level of security. All platform transactions and the majority of ecosystem payments will be carried out in Bether. Bethereum will offer users the chance to securely participate in a wide range of games from eSports predictions, to casino games and casual bettings.

Download the Bethereum app on the App Store.

Join the conversation about Bethereum on Telegram.

 

About Bethereum:

Bethereum is a decentralized, blockchain-powered social betting platform, offering an innovative solution to the key challenges of conventional betting. Bets are made between peers as opposed to against a bookmaker. Built on Ethereum technology and the foundation of Smart Contracts, Bethereum introduces a host of innovative and social features, all executed in a completely secure and transparent environment. Bets on the platform are carried out via Ethereum-based token: Bether (BTHR).

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Alphaslot Signs Agreement with Synergy Blue

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Alphaslot, the blockchain gaming platform, has signed agreement with Synergy Blue, the premier creator of skill-based games, to explore innovative entertainment solutions using blockchain technology. The strategic alliance allows Synergy Blue to explore how Alphaslot’s blockchain API could be used in its leading skill-based casino gaming products.

Alphaslot’s blockchain API is the main interface for casino gaming equipment to connect with players on the casino floor via a blockchain network. Synergy Blue provides certified, skill-based games for the casino market. The agreement between Alphaslot and Synergy Blue underscores the interest of both parties towards the future of blockchain technology and the industry.

“Alphaslot is leading the way for blockchain adoption in the gambling industry. While microtransactions are unheard of in the casino/gambling world, they are pervasive in the video game market. Our goal is to explore how to leverage blockchain technology to help attract the next generation of gambler and provide innovative entertainment experiences. We are excited about exploring blockchain technology and working with regulators, casino properties, and Alphaslot to ensure compliance and to help spark adoption throughout the industry,” Georg Washington, CEO of Synergy Blue said.

“This agreement with Synergy Blue in America will give us an opportunity to expand into the emerging market of skill-based casino gaming, which could lead to demand for interactive products powered by blockchain technology. Our new blockchain technology, combined with Synergy Blue’s gaming innovation, could help shape the future of the casino gaming industry. Alphaslot and Synergy Blue are taking our first steps with a serious and continuous commitment. We already had great success presenting our vision at the London ICE show in February and we’re very excited to showcase again our blockchain API at G2E Asia in Macau,” Raymond Chan, CEO and co-founder of Alphaslot said.

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Gaming Innovation Group partners with SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited

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Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG), has signed a long-term agreement with SKYCITY Malta Limited, a subsidiary of New Zealand based SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited (SKYCITY), for the provision of its turnkey online casino solution including a gambling licence. The turnkey solution includes the technical platform, fully managed services, gaming content, front end development, CRM, compliance and marketing. GiG will operate the online casino site from Malta on behalf of SKYCITY, offering online gambling to consumers in New Zealand.

GiG will support the expansion of SKYCITY’s growth in its new vertical of online casino, powered by GiG’s cutting-edge technology, flexible architecture and industry know-how.

SKYCITY is a listed company in both New Zealand and Australia and is New Zealand’s largest and most renowned tourism, leisure and entertainment company with casino gaming facilities in both countries. There are currently six land-based casinos operating in New Zealand, of which SKYCITY owns four.

The vision for SKYCITY, is to be the leader in gaming, entertainment and hospitality in its communities. One of the cornerstones in its corporate responsibility mission is the importance of responsible gaming.

All gambling which takes place in New Zealand is regulated by the country’s Department of Internal Affairs. The general expectation is that the country will regulate online casino gambling in the foreseeable future.

The launch of the online casino offering is planned for Q3 2019, GiG does therefore not expect a material impact on its revenues this year. However, this partnership is expected to make a significant positive contribution to GiG’s revenues from 2020 onwards.

Graeme Stephens, Chief Executive Officer of SKYCITY says: “SKYCITY is delighted to be partnering with GiG to establish an online casino offering, based in Europe. Growing and diversifying our earnings is a key component of our group strategic plan and developing an online presence to complement our existing land-based casinos in New Zealand will enable us to offer an enhanced gaming proposition for customers. GiG are an exciting and innovative technology company with best-in-class teams, systems, platforms and products and importantly share our focus on responsible gaming and host responsibility. We look forward to working with Robin and the team as we enter an exciting phase of growth at SKYCITY.”

Robin Reed, Chief Executive Officer at GiG says: “I am delighted that GiG is partnering with SKYCITY, we share the same high standards and ambitions for a safe, responsible and entertaining gaming experience for the end users. With this landmark deal, we are also entering a completely new continent where we can build on our ambition as the global partner for strong brands in iGaming.

We look forward to supporting SKYCITY in its expansion into the online space, where our full suite of products and solutions all form part of a very competitive offering to its online customers. New Zealand is preparing for the regulation of online casino gambling and we are there to support our partner further when it happens.”

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9stacks Launches Pokerface With Gopal Datt: India’s First Poker Chat Show

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9stacks Launches Pokerface With Gopal Datt: India's First Poker Chat Show
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Pokerface with Gopal Datt is a first-of-its-kind poker chat show which celebrates the lives and stories of poker players. This first episode can be watched on the 9stacks YouTube Channel here. Episode 2 of the series was released on Friday, 17th May 2019, on the 9stacks YouTube channel. The episode that has Datt interview poker heavyweight Deepak Bothraand TVF Bachelors fame Badri Chavan, can be watched here.

The twist is that each episode features one actor/celebrity and one poker player, and gets both to spill the beans about their journey to fame and fortune. In a fun way, this draws parallels between the featured celebrities and poker players and celebrates the achievements of both guests.

The first episode of the show, hosted by Gopal Datt (the Internet’s very own funny man), features Amol Parashar, of TVF Tripling fame, and one of India’s top poker players Nishant Sharma. Last year Nishant won the highest ever prize money by an Indian poker player at the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas.

Nishant, along with fellow poker pro Vivek Rughani, was part of the 9stacks Team India at the World Series of Poker and they became the first two Indians to enter the top 100 in the prestigious WSOP Main Event. Read the article here.

In the episode, Nishant speaks candidly about achieving his poker dreams and how he became a ‘Hero’ for other players in the industry. Many players now come to him for advice on their gameplay and some even ask him for selfies. His ‘Bina Darre’ playing style has won many hearts.

Nishant is accompanied by the celebrated actor Amol Parashar, who is also an avid poker player himself. An IIT Delhi alumnus, Amol was always into acting and was very interested in theatre. Amol recalled how his poker skills helped him sniff out a bluff early in his career: “Once I was offered a film with big casts like Mr. Amitabh Bachhan, Naseeruddin ShahSharman Joshi. Since I was new in the industry, I was asked to attend the workshop for the same where I was asked to pay Rs. 15,000 as room rent. I couldnt help but smell a bluff there. I mean, after all, if they were such a big film company, they surely wouldn’t ask me to pay Rs. 15,000 to book a room to rehearse in, right?”

Many more revelations came in the rapid fire segment of the show where the answers were ‘rapid and full of fire’. Unlike Koffee with Karan, the guests here got a lot of love instead of hampers!

 

Source: 9stacks

 

About 9stacks:

9stacks is India’s fastest growing online poker platform which provides a fun gaming experience with its easy-to-use interface, fastest withdrawals, attractive promotions and leaderboard prizes.

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