Bitcoin now accepted at two Las Vegas casino hotels, but you still need US dollars to gamble

You can now fund a Vegas trip with bitcoins. Two casino hotels in Las Vegas’ old Downtown are now accepting the cryptocurrency — but there’s a big caveat. Your bitcoins will only be welcome at the front desks of both The Golden Gate and The D hotels, as well a few locations around the properties. Significantly, that means Bitcoin will not be accepted at casino tables, and there will be no way to gamble with the virtual currency. Instead, it seems that bitcoins are limited to paying for hotel rooms and a few meals and gifts. Gambling itself is highly regulated and A.G. Burnett, the chairman of Nevada’s Gaming Control Board, tells the Associated Press that it’s unlikely that Bitcoin would be approved anytime soon. He added, “We would…

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