Tag Archives: Russia
- Russian bookmaker Zenit joins online sports betting party
October 12, 2017
Russia’s online sports bettors have a new legal option at their disposal following the official launch of Zenit.win. This week, Russian gambling affiliate Intelbet revealed that Moscow-based bookmaker Zenit had launched its new Russian-licensed online sports betting site. Zenit has also joined the Bookmakers Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO), one of two...
- Greek court sides with Russia in BTC-e Vinnik’s extradition case
Russia has snagged the first win in the legal battle to bring Alexander Vinnik, the man accused of laundering more than $4 billion through the BTC-e digital currency exchange he allegedly operated, back home. On Wednesday, Russian news outlet Ria.ru reported that the Council of Judges in Thessaloniki has upheld...
- Azov-City casino operator begs reprieve from Vladimir Putin
A Russian casino operator has written an open letter to President Vladimir Putin asking him (a) not to close the Azov-City casino zone, and (b) don’t send me to Siberia. On Wednesday, Russian gambling news outlet Betting Business Russia printed excerpts from a letter written by Maxim Smolentsev, director of...
- World Cup review: USA and Chile miss out; Panama feature for the first time
Another World Cup qualifying round-up including disasters for the USA and Chile, a Lionel Messi rescue act for Argentina, and a brand new experience for Panama. When it comes to the argument over who is the best player ever to grace a football pitch it doesn't matter how many individual...
- World Cup review: Iceland and Serbia make it to Russia
October 10, 2017
Another night of action from the European stage of the World Cup qualifiers sees Iceland become the smallest nation ever to make the World Cup finals. Serbia joins them. With a population of just over 334,000 people, Iceland became the smallest nation ever qualify for the World Cup Finals, after...
- Russia fights Alexander Vinnik’s extradition order to US
October 9, 2017
Officials in Russia are up in arms over a Greek court’s decision to allow the extradition of suspected money launderer Alexander Vinnik to the United States. Vinnik was arrested in a beachside village in northern Greece last July on suspicions of laundering more than $4 billion through digital currency platform...
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Roger Ver bets $1M that Bitcoin Cash will not be ‘short-lived’
September 22, 2017