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Judge Rules That Bitcoin is Real Money for Legal Purposes

Bitcoin is, indeed, a legitimate form of money. That’s the word that came down from U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan who sits on a federal court in Manhattan. While word of Bitcoin’s legal legitimacy likely comes as good news to fans of the crypto-currency, it’s bad news for Anthony Murgio. …

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Florida Judge Rules Bitcoin is Not Money

A Florida man accused of money laundering is a free man today after a Miami judge ruled the Bitcoins used in the alleged transaction aren’t actually money. The case is a milestone in Bitcoin litigation and has been closely watched by the Bitcoin community. At issue is whether a Bitcoin …

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PokerStars Shuts Down Real Money Poker in Israel

PokerStars is shutting down its real money online poker operation in Israel. The said the closure was the result of a, “commercial assessment,” but didn’t offer much more in the way of details. Israeli players were notified of the decision last week in an e-mail which read, in part: Our …

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