Where can I spend Bitcoins?

Sports Betting

Bitcoin sports betting is rapidly growing in popularity.

Advantages of Bitcoin Betting:

Popular Bitcoin Sportsbooks:

  • DirectBet - is a revolutionary Cryptocurrency Sportsbook and Racebook that features a unique betting experience. DirectBet focuses on LIVE In-Play betting - you can bet while watching the game during the whole event.

    DirectBet offers a large variety of sports and bet types. In DirectBet you can bet on Horse Racing, Soccer, Tennis, American Football, Baseball, Snooker, Golf, Ice Hockey, Cricket, Rugby, Darts, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Australian Football, Motor Sports and special bets like Oscars 2014, Eurovision 2014 and Poker.

    Bonus: DirectBet offers a lucrative VIP Rewards program where you can earn up to 10 BTC Reward every month.

    DirectBet is the safest Bitcoin sportsbook as you do not need to deposit - You simply send your bets to a designated address and your winning will be sent back directly to your Bitcoin wallet.

    With DirectBet, betting has never been easier:

    1. Find a bet that you like.
    2. Select the coin to bet with : Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin or Darkcoin.
    3. Enter the coin address where you'd like to receive your winnings and click 'Place Bet'.
    4. Send the amount you wish to bet to the designated coin address.
    5. If your bet is a winner, you will receive your winnings automatically and instantly at the completion of the event.
  • Cloudbet - This Bitcoin sports betting site offers the easiest way to bet with Bitcoins. Players can bet with live casino dealers and receive their winnings in minutes. With a 2-step registration process, they can also start betting in 5 minutes.

    Huge range of bet types and live bets, for example 30 different markets per NBA game. 0 confirmation deposits and instant withdrawal. The all round quality of operation makes Cloudbet probably the best sportsbook in the world and they have one of the best bitcoin casino in the world!

    Bonus: 100% first deposit bonus up to 5 BTC! It is paid in 0.01 BTC increments based on your turnover.

  • NitrogenSports - In this bitcoin sports betting website, you can choose to place your bet among several game selections, including Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, MMA, Tennis, Rugby, and even Video Games. It also allows you to make not just single Bitcoin bets, but also full parlay bets.

    Some nice social features like live community chat with very friendly and helpful customer service always available. 0 confirmation deposits, instant withdrawals and good security. Nitrogen Sports also has a great poker poker room.

    Bonus: Go for gold challenge and parlay jackpot and Nitrogen gear.

Goods And Services

The best way to find bitcoin-accepting merchants is via marketplaces and aggregator sites that gather large numbers of supporting establishments together at once: UseBitcoins.info or SpendBitcoins.com

CoinMap.org also offers a visual way to locate bitcoin stores in any geographical area, and new businesses are appearing all the time. However, CoinDesk has summed up some of the more notable examples of both online and real-world stores in the guide below.

Since its inception Bitcoin has attracted attention of the world - the absolute anonymity of payment transactions, easy to use, all-time high rate of sales. Authorities of developed countries have responded to the new economic phenomenon in different ways: in Russia you can be criminalized for using this electronic money, the United States and European law enforcement agencies are not put pressure on entrepreneurs so much so people begin to sell real goods for virtual coins.

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