Cryptopay’s Eric Benz argues that Japan’s adoption of bitcoin as legal tender has shown the way to other countries, but Regulus Partners’ Michael Ellen is betting against it reaching 'mainstream adoption' within two years.
Simon French of Cenkos Securities argued six years ago that listed operators should continue “making hay while the sun shines on unregulated markets”, nothing material has happened since to persuade him otherwise.
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Arguments in favour of including a bad actor clause in California's iPoker legislation are clearly driven by interests vested in keeping PokerStars out and based on an arbitrary 2006 cutoff date, writes online gaming consultant Matt Kaufman, but he still doesn’t see it ending well for poker’s global giant.