Posts By: Tuxavant

Bitcoins In Vegas TShirts

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The final tshirt design has been sent to production and will be available for pickup in the next week. This image will be 10″ wide and center placed front and back on a black 100% cotton tshirt (most likely a Gildan). My cost for production is $20 per tshirt. I have ~50 available. For those […]

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Carlito’s Burritos

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Saturday April 20th, at 2pm, we will be meeting at Carlito’s Burritos. The food there is awesome! Let’s try to make an impression by getting a big turn out. They are located on the corner of Pecos and Patrick near the Sonic. 3345 East Patrick Lane Suite 105 Las Vegas, Nevada 89120 View Larger Map

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Rib Cage

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Come join us for lunch this Wednesday at Rib Cage. One of our faithful bitcoiners knows the owner and is very interested in learning about this digital currency. View Larger Map

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Miller’s Ale House

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Our weekly bitcoin lunch mob will meet up this Wednesday at Miller’s Ale house at noon. If you’re hungry to spend some bitcoins on lunch, or buy some, want to get a quick tutorial on something, or just shoot the Satoshi, stop buy and visit with us! View Larger Map

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Super Mex (Durango)

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Come join us for lunch this Wednesday, March 19th, at noon at Super Mex Restaurant and Cantina (Durango location, map on linked page) to show our support of Bitcoin to this merchant! The owner, Ross Williams, owns two Super Mex restaurants, and another bar called The Hard Hat Lounge in the arts district. So we […]

Blockchain wallet down got you down?

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Hey Android users… Getting frustrated with the frequency of Blockchain.info Wallets being offline? Here’s a quick solution to help you get buy in those emergency “I gotta spend some bitcoin” moments. Install Bitcoin Spinner from the Play Store, export your private key, import it to your Blockchain.info wallet and spend some bitcoins to it. That […]

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Brooklyn Bagels

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Come join us for our first Bitcoin Lunch Mob at Brooklyn Bagels this Wednesday at noon. Brooklyn Bagels just signed up to our directory and will be accepting Bitcoin as payment for their service so make sure you bring your bitcoin wallet! View Larger Map  

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Cafe Berlin

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Come join us for lunch at noon this Wednesday at Cafe Berlin. They will have their BitPay Point-Of-Sale system working so lets help them give it a whirl. Date/Time: Wednesday March 6th, Noon. Map and Directions

Hosting.co.uk Adds BitCoin to Available Transaction Methods

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Hosting.co.uk, the UK-based web hosting provider, has announced the addition of BitCoin as an eligible payment method for its services. BitCoin offers numerous advantages over traditional bank transfers or credit card transactions, security and privacy being the most noteworthy. The BitCoin network also simplifies the processing of international sales. Hosting.co.uk hopes to reach even more new clients with this foray into the startup digital economy of digital coins.

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Cafe Berlin

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Come join us for lunch this Wednesday at Cafe Berlin. Located at 4850 W Sunset Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89118. We’ll meet at noon as usual to have some nice German food and help promote Bitcoin to this merchant. View Larger Map

When Your Paypal, Dollars, Gold and Silver Are Not Accepted what next? Bitcoin!

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Source: http://www.newswire.net/newsroom/pr/70457-When-Your-Paypal-Dollars-Gold-and-Silver-Are-Not-Accepted-what-next-Bitcoin.html New, secure platform available, making global, online payment easy and without restrictions. Finally, there is a way to make online payment easy, without restrictions and limits of traditional payment networks. Bitcoin is a growing, global virtual currency popping up all over the world and accepted at more and more places worldwide. Bitcoin is […]

Is Bitcoin a Legitimate Form of Currency?

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Bitcoin is a virtual currency gaining popularity across the web for its ease and speed of use, as well as its anonymity. Annie takes a look at the many uses for Bitcoins, and talks to Fred Ehrsam of Coinbase on the practicality of the digital currency.

How to order a pizza with bitcoin

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Source: http://www.dailydot.com/news/pizzaforcoins-bitcoins-order-pizza-dominos/ Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency, can be used to pay for online strippers, drugs, and even WordPress services. Now you can add pizza delivery to that list.

Lunch Mob – Ambrosia Cafe

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Come hang out and have lunch with us at Ambrosia Cafe Wednesday, Feb 6th at noon. There will have a quick demo of a Live Linux CD with specific applications for Bitcoin. View Larger Map

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Crown And Anchor

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Come join us for lunch at the Crown and Anchor. One of our members is friends with the manager/owner and would like to introduce them to our lunch mob. Lunch is Wednesday, Jan 30th, at noon at 1350 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89119. See you there!

2013 Feb Crypto Party

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Come join us at UsrLib and learn more about Bitcoin on Wed Feb 21st at 7pm. Meeting at The Beat Coffee house, 520 Fremont, 2nd Floor. We’ll demo the latest technologies, applications, and services for bitcoin and show you how to securely make the most out of this new digital currency, whether you’re an individual […]

Bitcoin market ralley makes for 237% increase in 7 months

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Source: http://statspotting.com/2013/01/something-is-happening-in-the-bitcoin-world-up-237-percent-since-may-2012/ BTC, when priced in USD, has seen a stunning move up – more than three times the value in May 2012 – a movement from 5 USD to 16.8 USD per BTC. That is a more than 200 percent return in 7 months – a solid return by all standards.

Bitcoin Invades Mainstream Banking System

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Source: https://wealthcycles.com/blog/2013/01/11/digital-currency-bitcoin-accepted-as-payment-service-provider-by-french-government Digital Currency Exchange, Bitcoin-Central, has been authorized by the French government to conduct bank style operations. For the first time a crypto-currency exchange has been brought into the mainstream banking circle, allowing believers in the idea of free choice in currency the opportunity to transact business through traditional channels.

Bitcoin Lunch Mob – Wed 2013-01-16

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Come join us for lunch this Wednesday at “Miller’s Ale House” in Town Square, noon. I’ve got some interesting items to show off, thanks to Butterfly Labs. I should have some promo materials for merchants coming in too by then. EDIT: 2013-01-12 @ 21;41 I just had a great idea. The location might change slightly […]

BitPay.com raises $510,000 VC funding

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Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonmatonis/2013/01/07/largest-bitcoin-payment-processor-raises-510000-angel-round/ BitPay, Inc. announced today that they have completed a seed funding round of $510,000 from several angel investors demonstrating that bitcoin can attract the capital necessary to encroach upon legacy payment methods. Source: http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/07/bitpay-banks-500k-in-angel-investment-to-become-paypal-for-bitcoin-already-has-2100-businesses-on-board/ 2013 will be the year for critical mass understanding of the importance of friction free international payments and I […]

StompRomp.com eliminates fraudulent chargebacks by adopting Bitcoin as a payment alternative

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Source: http://uptweet.com/viewStory?id=606 StompRomp experiences a very common problem called payment fraud, because they sell a high ticket item. They, and other merchants, are pretty astute at screening for suspicious activity and payment fraud in their retail stores. They can check for photo ID, they can look at the condition of the card, and they can […]

Bitcoins in 2013

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ASICs, Bitcoin Wireless, The Bitcoin Debit Card, Ripple, BitMessage, USB Hardware Wallet, Multisignature Transactions, Bitcoin Conference

Banking’s newest biggest threat

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Source: http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/01/02/why-bitcoin-is-the-banking-industrys-newest-biggest-threat/ The digital currency, still widely dismissed by many as Internet play money, gained an unprecedented foothold in the traditional banking world. In December, a Bitcoin currency exchange in France became the first to officially operate within the European financial system.

Bitcoin Gambling Site: $230,000 profit for the month, overhead $600.

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Source: http://www.thebitcointrader.com/2013/01/bitcoin-gambling-site-earns-230000-in.html SatoshiDice just announced their revenue numbers for the month of December, and they were record-breaking,,, Source: http://www.thebitcointrader.com/2013/01/satoshidice-test-case-for-bitcoin.html In the month of December alone, SatoshiDice’s profits amounted to an impressive 17,206 BTC or $230,000 USD, with total profits on the order of 40,000 BTC or over half a million dollars.

Bitcoin 2012 : The Numbers

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Source: http://www.thebitcointrader.com/2012/12/bitcoin-in-2012-by-numbers.html Our humble digital currency continued to show resilience in 2012, growing in all respects and steadily building its user base. The expression “slow and steady” is a fitting descriptor

Crypto Party – Jan 17 2013

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Come join us at The Beat Coffehouse, 250 Fremont, 2nd floor in UsrLib.org, downtown Las Vegas, at 7pm to learn anything about bitcoin, cryptography, and electronic privacy. Bring a laptop, tablet, or smart phone to engage in some exercises. More information: http://www.hackerish.org/

Bitcoin: Best performing currency in 2012

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There was one currency, which gained 1400% against the USD last year – and this same currency is again – by far – the best performing currency this year gaining another roughly 220% against the FEDs USD . . That is a two-year yield of 4400% vs. USD (from 0.3 USD/BTC to 13.4 USD/BTC). In […]