In order to speed up transactions and assist residents without bank accounts, the Eastern Caribbean financial authorities have developed their own digital asset. This digital currency was developed by a fintech company in Barbados by the name of Bitt in partnership with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. This currency differs from regular cryptocurrencies as it is issued by a central bank and has a fixed value tied to the Eastern Caribbean Dollar.
A 12-year-old girl snuck into a Sydney casino with her parents and played slots for around 17 minutes, resulting in a hefty fine!
It’s not the first time this casino has slipped up, with three other incidents so far this year!