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BlockChain Innovations Corporation launches crypto-currency wallet, Pebwallet.com

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Toronto, Canada – July 12, 2018 BlockChain Innovations Corp. (“BCI” or the “Company”), an international blockchain technology supplier serving the regulated gaming industry, is pleased to announce the launch of Pebwallet.com.

Pebwallet.com is the supplier’s fully-functional crypto-currency wallet for users to manage and exchange multiple crypto-currencies for smart-contract coins. Users can also buy, sell, and exchange wagers via its PebbleShare tipbot, as well as access BCI’s smart contracts platform.

Matthew Stafford, BCI’s CEO commented, “Our solution is easy to use for the player and simple for an operator to integrate. Our crypto-wallet seamlessly integrates with existing player account management systems and, with a single email to their player database, operators can offer a one-click registration for any known player to set up their crypto-wallet and then begin accepting cryptocurrency for smart contract wagers”.

The wallet communicates to any existing operator’s PAM via an API and, in addition to standard transaction accounting and reporting, operators may permit wagering between players using pay-as you-go crypto-currency, where no money is on deposit as well as players with fiat currency on deposit, in their existing operator account.

Once activated, users with popular crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum may then exchange those coins for PebbleCoin and begin placing smart-contract wagers.

PebbleCoin, the gambling-by-design crypto-currency BCI’s technology utilizes, is one of the first crypto-currencies to use smart contracts and trade them as freely as coins and with a revolutionary next step.

Attached to each contract is the outcome of a public event such as a football match, horserace, e-sport contest, or stock and commodity price fluctuation. PebbleCoin’s unique features make it the only crypto-currency that can facilitate instant confirmation and real-time wagering.

Noting PebbleCoin’s security and network advantages, Matthew went on to state: “PebbleCoin utilizes a best-of-breed crypto-note distributed ledger and a delegated proof of stake distributed network for maximum security at near-zero cost. In addition, it properly incentivizes those grading the contracts through a public system of scoring and voting to provide users with fully transparent, trustless distributed network”.

 

About BlockChain Innovation Corp.

Blockchain Innovations is headquartered in Las Vegas. The company designs and develops market ready blockchain technology for public and private real-money wagering and peer-to-peer gaming companies across the globe.

The company’s blockchain technology consists of a fully functional crypto-currency wallet, a tipbot (PebbleShare) for easily sending and receiving smart contracts, and its smart contracts platform, which is the ideal wagering eco-system for instant confirmation and where contracts are tradeable, divisible, transferable. In addition, it offers new wagering not available in traditional retail or online markets.

The company’s technology is built around PebbleCoin, a gambling-by-design cryptocurrency that has been mined since 2015. PebbleCoin’s unique features make it the only crypto-currency that can facilitate real-time wagering.

George Miller (Gyorgy Molnar) 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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How the Blockchain Technology is going to change the world’s shipping industry?

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How the Blockchain Technology is going to change the world’s shipping industry?
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Like in many other industries from oil tankers to cryptocurrencies the key is none other than blockchain, which is an electronic ledger system that is allowing the transactions for verifying autonomously. The benefits from this technology is not confined only for shipping, however, but for improving communications and border administration and that is resulting in generating an additional $1 trillion in global trade, as per the World Economic Forum.

For the purpose of moving the goods, when a cargo owner books space on a ship, then the shipping paper trail begins. It is must and should for the documents for filling and approving before cargo could be able to enter or leave a port. A single shipment is required with a several hundreds of pages, that are needed for the sake of being physically delivered for dozens of different agencies, banks bureaus and other entities. The paperwork and the processes are really important for global trade and are even deemed as one of its biggest burdens. Blockchain enables the real time tracking of its cargo and documents.

What are the financial areas that the Blockchain tranform?

Totally the media is transformed by the digital revolution.

There are six major financial areas that are going to be transformed by the Blockchain. They are as follows:

[01.] Cross Border Transaction Infrastructure.

[02.] Digital Assets classified As a Type of Asset.

[03.] Governance And Markets.

[04.] Regulatory Reporting And Compliance.

[05.] Clearing And Settlement.

[06.] Accounting And Auditing.

When majority of databases are snapshots of a moment in time, Blockchain databases are built from their own transaction history. They are a history of itself, a database with context, a self contained system or record. In fact, the implications for auditing and accounting are profound. Most popularly bitcoins are used in the online gambling industry, there are several bitcoin casinos accepting wide range of cryptocurrencies. Today, most of the players prefer to play games at bitcoin casinos.

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China cracks its first cryptocurrency gambling racket

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The Chinese police has cracked a gambling ring that uses an illegal cryptocurrency for betting on World Cup matches. The company got bets worth US$1.5 billion in cryptocurrency. This is believed to be the first ever cryptocurrency-based betting ring in the country.

The Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department released a statement late last week announcing that police had arrested six people suspected of running the syndicate, which operated on the dark web and attracted around 330,000 users. All bets were placed using digital currencies.

According to the statement, around 5 million yuan in cash and 10 million yuan in cryptocurrencies have been seised.

Discovery of the cryptocurrency ring formed part of a broader operation by Chinese police against illegal World Cup betting, with the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department revealing it has arrested more than 540 people suspected of being involved in online gambling rings, shut down more than 70 gambling apps and websites and seized more than 260 million yuan in funds during the Russia World Cup.

Police said they had organized a series of 21 raids in locations such as Guangdong, Guangxi and Sichuan as part of a coordinated operation.

“The online gambling crime gangs were closely organized, with a mostly pyramid-style organizational structure, recruiting agents at various levels, developing members at various levels and profiting from the middle members’ betting amount,” police explained.

The websites also utilized familiar casino names such as “Crown” and “New Lisboa” to attract customers.

Only last week Chinese social media giant Tencent announced that it had shut down 50,000 accounts on its hugely popular WeChat app for involvement in illegal gambling activities.

However, Guangdong police described the discovery of the cryptocurrency ring as unique due to it being “the first case of using bitcoin for online gambling” and “the most representative of new online gambling cases.”

 

Source: asgam.com

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Cryptocurrency-based Company Change Launches Bitcoin App With No Trading Fees

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TALLINN, Estonia, July 18, 2018  — Change, a Singaporean-founded company based in Estonia has launched a mobile application for buying and converting between different virtual assets with zero commission fees.

As cryptocurrencies become mainstream, consumers look for options to add the novelty asset class to their portfolios. Unfortunately, this is often an expensive endeavor, as most cryptocurrency brokers and exchanges charge buying fees that can go up to 5%.

The app currently supports Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, Litecoin, and Tether, and is available for iOS and Android, to residents of the European Economic Area, under the name of “Change Wallet”.

According to a survey by ING launched in June, two in three individuals in Europe have heard of cryptocurrencies. Although only 9% of Europeans own cryptocurrencies, 25% plan on owning some in the future.

On a live interview with  BBC World News, Change’s CEO Kristjan Kangro has said cryptocurrencies will soon be used just as much as traditional currencies by the masses when paying for good and services.

“I’m backing this project because I think it’s got an extremely great future, and I see that Change is going to have challenges going forward. I have no doubt that this business is going to thrive and grow globally over the coming years.” – Roger Crook, former CEO of DHL Global Forwarding.

Change has several new product releases slated for roll out in 2018, including a subscription plan for advanced users.

Change is a mobile first cryptocurrency finance platform in Europe. Following one of Asia’s largest ever crowdfunded raises, Change now allows customers to buy and convert cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ether, and Ripple with zero fees.

 

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