In a press release, card room of America has announced that the poker site has plans to accept over 60 cryptocurrencies very soon.
This includes Bitcoin, for player withdrawals and deposits.
The US-facing poker site will soon start offering a payment processor for deposits of cryptocurrency “in the coming weeks”. Soon after that, the site will be set up the process for handling withdrawals in the similar manner.
A spokesman for ACR Michael Harris said in a release that the inclusion of “crypto” will make it “convenient for new poker players to get in the game and also to deposit money.”
World Poker Network other sites, including the site Black Chip Poker, will also provide the method for new withdrawal and deposit. The fifth largest network of poker sites in world after introducing this facility will become the first in the world to offer funding options using all 60+ cryptocurrencies virtually that exist presently.
Future of online gaming’s?
After the introduction of this method of payment, use of traditional credit cards only or the bank transfer fund will go off completely, as more and more poker players start investing in cryptocurrency, and this has raised the desire for more poker sites to add this transaction method.
Virtue Poker, an upcoming online poker site based on the cryptocurrency Ethereum, is planning to launch it next year. Pros Dan Colman and Brian Rast have been hired as brand ambassadors and advisors.
On the other hand the established online poker sites like Ignition Poker and Bet Online have already accepted Bitcoin transactions. And two downtown Golden Gate, Las Vegas casinos and the D have also accepted Bitcoin.
Talk about the aka Tony G and Antanas Guoga, then they have been a proponent of cryptocurrency since a long time for online gaming, and have joined the Bankera advisory board recently.