Tag Archives: Israel
- Gambling as the canary, Why I’m running for Israel’s parliament
July 4, 2017
I’m running for a seat in Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, and any Jewish person in the world can vote for me, Israeli citizen or not. Seriously. Before I explain exactly how, here’s why I’m running. Arguably the most famous Holocaust poem ever written was penned by a Lutheran Pastor. His...
- GBI Racing seeks $57m from Israel gov’t after race betting ban
July 3, 2017
UK-based horse racing broadcaster GBI Racing is seeking up to $57m in compensation from Israel after the government banned race betting in the country. Last year, an Israeli government commission proposed a ban on race betting run by the Israel Sports Betting Board’s Toto brand. The ban was part of...
- William Hill shut Tel Aviv office, shift operations to Europe
June 26, 2017
UK-licensed bookmaker William Hill is shutting its Israel office and consolidating most of its online operations at its Shoreditch facility in London. On Monday, Leaprate broke the news that Hills planned to vacate its office at the Azrieli Towers in Tel Aviv and was holding individual meetings with the roughly...
- Bitcoin price recovers after sharp $300 drop
June 13, 2017
After topping $3,000 for the first time, the price of bitcoin has abruptly dropped more than $300. The digital currency climbed to a new all-time high of $3,012.05 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) on Sunday, but fell to a daily low of $2,650 several hours later. On Bitcoin.com,...
- Israeli police told to steer clear of legal casinos in other countries
May 15, 2017
Police in Israel have been ordered to police their desire to gamble in casinos, whether at home or abroad. Casino gambling is currently illegal in Israel and local police tasked with eradicating illegal gambling operations know better than to be caught patronizing such establishments. But Israeli cops have now been...
- Live Player Games removes the middleman with new Ethereum poker app
April 25, 2017
Live Player Games, a software development team from Israel, has launched the first Android-based poker app that uses cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Donald Trump is going to send a man to Mars during his presidency. Elon Musk plans to send an Ark full of people to Mars in the next...
Bitcoin price recovers after sharp $300 drop
June 13, 2017