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Crypto vs Blockchain vs Bitcoin Casinos: Do They Mean the Same Thing?

November 23, 2023

Crypto vs Blockchain vs Bitcoin Casinos: Do They Mean the Same Thing?

While the terms “crypto casino”, “blockchain casino”, and “bitcoin casino” are often used interchangeably, they can have different meanings based on the specific features and technologies the casinos in question use on a day-to-day basis. But what most people want to know is, are they all the same thing? It’s time to cut the confusion. […]

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Building a Scam: Crafting Deception in Crypto (Part 2)

November 22, 2023

Building a Scam: Crafting Deception in Crypto (Part 2)

Scams often evolve organically, expanding to fill any space that might offer rewards for the scammers. Camouflaged by authentic versions, these fraudulent propositions borrow legitimacy simply by dressing like whatever they wish to emulate. For investors or gamblers in the crypto space, opportunities definitely exist, and while caution is commonplace, true risk necessarily comes before […]

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Building a Scam: Crafting Deception in Crypto (Part 1)

November 22, 2023

Building a Scam: Crafting Deception in Crypto (Part 1)

We’ve recently discussed the ways that scammers of all levels approach and attract their victims, how they use what they know about what their targets want, and how they employ simple tactics to leverage human nature and then manipulate people into making costly decisions. In this article and the next, we will explore how old […]

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The Mystery Behind TrueFlip Casino’s Unexpected Closure

November 15, 2023

The Mystery Behind TrueFlip Casino’s Unexpected Closure

In a surprising turn of events, TrueFlip Casino, a prominent player in the online gambling scene since 2017, closed its doors at the end of October or early November, 2023. Weird, right? I mean, they had their act together with a legit gambling license from Curacao and a pretty clean rap sheet when it came […]

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Can Crypto Casinos Really Welch on a Bet?

November 8, 2023

Can Crypto Casinos Really Welch on a Bet?

There are two sides to this situation, and as players (especially advantage players), it’s essential we consider both angles. For customers, it might seem like a minefield of rules that give the casino the right to refuse winnings should any rule or regulation be breached. More shady gaming sites might build an “out” into any […]

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How to Buy Bitcoin for Online Gambling?

October 18, 2023

How to Buy Bitcoin for Online Gambling?

So you’ve heard all the chatter about blockchain gambling and blockchain casinos, and you can’t help but feel the FOMO, right? But wait, there’s a tiny hiccup—you need Bitcoin to get in on the action. If you’re scratching your head wondering how to get started, you’re not alone. And guess what? You’re actually joining a […]

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Worldwide Online and Crypto Gambling Status – 2024 Overview

October 18, 2023

Worldwide Online and Crypto Gambling Status – 2024 Overview

The following map contains a detailed overview of online and crypto gambling legislation across the globe, including how specific markets are regulated, the pending laws, and the future of the industry. Map Overview For some of these regions, we have created dedicated guides with all the necessary information: Don’t hesitate to browse these articles to […]

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Most Anticipated eSports Tournaments in 2023: Event Calendar

October 17, 2023

Most Anticipated eSports Tournaments in 2023: Event Calendar

In the world of eSports, every year brings new excitement and competition. As we step towards the last quarter of the year 2023, the eSports scene is set to explode with thrilling tournaments across various games. Whether you’re a dedicated fan or just getting into eSports, we’ve got you covered with a comprehensive event calendar. […]

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The Scam Jam

October 17, 2023

The Scam Jam

Recently, we’ve discussed how potential victims might be approached and manipulated into unexpected situations beyond their control. We’ve used simple scams to explore how human nature and psychology might drive us off a cliff, but the Jam Auction is one of the best examples of a con game in action to help us understand how […]

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Online and Crypto Gambling Regulations in LatAm – 2024 Overview

October 16, 2023

Online and Crypto Gambling Regulations in LatAm – 2024 Overview

Countries from Latin America range from those who approve and regulate crypto gambling and gambling in general to those that restrict them altogether. The following article contains a detailed overview of online gambling legislation across Latin America, including how specific markets are regulated, the pending laws, and the future of the industry. Online Gambing Status: […]

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Sensing Monkey Business: Misdirection and Selective Attention

October 11, 2023

Sensing Monkey Business: Misdirection and Selective Attention

Understanding how we can be manipulated into making important – often costly – decisions is one of the most powerful defenses against scammers. Most victims of con games cannot rationalize how they came to pull the trigger on something that proved ultimately to be false. So one has to wonder: Recognizing the danger of deception […]

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Bitcoin vs. Altcoins—What’s Your Best Bet?

October 5, 2023

Bitcoin vs. Altcoins—What’s Your Best Bet?

I first encountered Bitcoin in 2013—as accepted tender at a New York City restaurant, of all places!—but it wasn’t until many years later that I began to hear about altcoins. You may be able to relate—you’re familiar with Bitcoin, but what’s an altcoin? The short answer is that Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, and altcoins […]

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Into the Trap: How Con Artists Lure Victims

October 4, 2023

Into the Trap: How Con Artists Lure Victims

Con artists have an impressive arsenal of weapons designed to manipulate us into decisions we shouldn’t take (and wouldn’t under normal circumstances). We’ve discussed how we can increase personal defenses by being more aware of attempts to approach us, however: To understand how this happens, let’s step away from the world of gambling and investing […]

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The Scam Jam: How Tiny Rewards and Repeated Actions Fool Victims

September 27, 2023

The Scam Jam: How Tiny Rewards and Repeated Actions Fool Victims

Once scammers have a fresh supply of suckers, there are countless ways to deceive them. Most often, they target individuals, but when potential victims are scammed in groups: Investing in crypto and online gambling can seem complicated once we delve deeper into various communities and forums (it is) but when it comes to being scammed, […]

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Biggest Gambling and Crypto Events in 2024

September 21, 2023

Biggest Gambling and Crypto Events in 2024

In the fast-paced world of gambling and cryptocurrencies, there’s always one thing you can count on the thrill that brings folks from every corner of the world together. We’re on the cusp of an exciting new era filled with mind-blowing tech breakthroughs and game-changing trends. So, we’re here to spill the beans on the coolest […]

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Online & Crypto Gambling Regulations in Africa – 2024 Overview

September 18, 2023

Online & Crypto Gambling Regulations in Africa – 2024 Overview

Countries in Africa take a varied stance towards gambling and crypto regulation, ranging from those that regulate both or at least one of them to those that ban them altogether. The following map and article contain a complete overview of online and crypto gambling regulations across Africa, including information about the markets, the incumbent and […]

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