Tag Archives: BitInstant.com
- BTC Entrepreneur Charlie Shrem Begins 2-Year Sentence; Fed agents charged for BTC theft
March 31, 2015
Bitinstant CEO Charlie Shrem begins his two-years sentence on March 30 at Lewisberg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania. Shrem used his Bitcoin exchange, to transfer money deposited in bank accounts by customers of the Silk Road—the notorious deep web drug marketplace. The entrepreneur was arrested at New York’s JFK Airport. In...
- High-profile Bitcoin exec arrested for alleged money laundering
January 28, 2014
Two bitcoin executives, including 24-year old Charlie Shrem, have been arrested and charged on allegations of money laundering and attempts of transactions of up to $1 million on Silk Road, an underground black market that was actually shut down last September because of its less-than-shady way of fostering drug transactions....
- Dealer’s Choice: Bitcoins Worth Using To Play Online Poker?
March 8, 2013
Bitcoins have been back in the news this week in two ways that will be of interest to online poker aficionados. Earlier this week the first site on a major poker network began accepting Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals. WinPoker.com, a member of the iPoker network, now allows players both to...
- Bitcoin’s Potential Impact on the Global Gaming Industry
December 21, 2012
One of the more popular discussion panels at the recent Social Gaming Asia Summit 2012 featured BitInstant’s Erik Voorhees and Roger Ver discussing the Bitcoin ‘crypto currency’ and its potential impact on the global gaming industry. The dynamic duo wowed attendees with their description of a payment system that offered...
- Interview with Eric Vorhees and Roger Ver of BitInstant.com
Angelia Ong recently caught up with Eric Vorhees and Roger Ver at the first Social Gaming Asia Summit in Macau to talk about BitInstant.com, a payment processor for various Bitcoin exchanges and other merchants.
- Social Gaming Asia Summit 2012 Summary
November 30, 2012
In the first Social Gaming Summit to be held in Asia the speakers and delegates come together to discuss the connection between real world gambling and the rise of internet games. Mobile gaming was in the spotlight for most of the day with talks from several mobile game manufacturers giving...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017