The world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has been issued a warning by the UK’s FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), indicating yet another sign of a growing global crackdown on cryptos. Binance Markets Limited, which is the UK division of Binance, “is not permitted to undertake any regulated activity in the UK” according to an announcement made by the FCA on Saturday the 26th of June.
Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency, is due for its first upgrade in over four years, and miners across the globe have given it the thumbs up. The new “Taproot” upgrade is due to take effect in November this year and will see the currency providing a new level of transactional privacy and efficiency, according to industry experts.
The Salvadoran president, Nayib Bukele, has recently announced the country’s plans for introducing Bitcoin as legal tender in the country. Should congress back this proposal, El Salvador will become the first country in the world to officially adopt the cryptocurrency, which will be used alongside the country’s official currency, the U.S. dollar.
If you’re an avid part of the slot universe, then Mega Moolah has definitely crossed your path before. For one lucky Belgian player, Mega Moolah turned him into an instant millionaire in one single spin with a record-breaking jackpot win of €19.4 million at Napoleon Sports and Casino. This incredible win surpasses the Guinness World Records win of €17.9 million in October 2015. Microgaming its Mega Moolah franchise are unstoppable, and no doubt the world’s most popular progressive jackpot slots.
The Resorts World Las Vegas will be the first casino on the Las Vegas Strip to accept payment in cryptocurrencies when it opens on the 24th of June this year. This partnership with Gemini, which is a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian owned by the billionaire Winklevoss twins, will see the casino’s patrons using a Gemini wallet when purchasing items at the resort.
Relax Gaming’s soon-to-be released Top Dawgs slot might look like a fun and interactive dog-themed casino game, but it has a deeper message. Top Dawgs is designed to raise awareness for ‘Adopt a Shelter Pet Day’. The very dogs in the slot are a disguise of the shelter pooches adopted by Relax Gaming’s very own staff members.
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!