Bitcoin and iGaming: Disruption Comes From Your Blind Spot

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Bitcoin and iGaming: Disruption Comes From Your Blind Spot Jon Matonis (@jonmatonis) | Published on March 14, 2015 at 13:30 GMT It has often been said that . But what does that really mean? For starters, it means that online gaming, more than anything else, is all about the customer experience. Whether it’s a land-based >provides all three. I recently made the prediction that within five years, half of the top 10 iGaming operators will be BITCOIN-only. Of course, the mainstream operators don’t see it that way and I wouldn’t expect them to. They have a profitable and expanding business model with national fiat currencies. Why would they want to disrupt that revenue stream? Funny thing about disruption though is that it rarely comes from within. Disruption comes from your blind spot. While major iGaming and industry conferences in the west have paid lip service to bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as alternative payment methods, they have simultaneously relegated it to a niche solution where presentations are neatly tucked away in a side corner. Kodak did the same thing after surprisingly inventing the first digital camera in 1975. Reshaping the iGaming market The grand opportunity with bitcoin is not with the major operators, …