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  • Published: 18 March 2018

G’day, I’m Erin P. Westbrook, Head of Company & Industry Red Stag’s Industry News and we’ve got an interesting topic on the virtual table today. I’d like to talk to you about the modern day phenomenon that is everything cryptocurrency, with the obvious ringleader being Bitcoin.These crazy times are categorized by ‘online everything’. Every ounce of our life is found on the world wide web these days; everything from our likes, dislikes, loves and hobbies. Heck, even our bank accounts are online! Most of us couldn’t imagine that, only a decade ago. The future seems to be headed in an intangible direction towards major advancements in technology, and here at Red Stag, we want to make sure no one gets left behind. We’d like to introduce you to the fascinating world of gaming and casino with Bitcoin! Keep reading to find out how this can benefit you when playing online with Red Stag, with an exclusive BTC bonus, to match!

Back to the Beginning: History of Bitcoin


Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that puts you in charge; “so long” are the days where we are restricted to only major banking institutions, fees and limited privacy. Indeed, the world is changing, and fast. This digital asset is designed for humans to control and manage their funds without having to rely on central authorities. This modern day evolution of money redefines the concept of currency, allowing you to virtually trade or make transactions almost instantly with the innovative Blockchain technology behind this and all cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin has proven to be a popular force and has shown steady growth from the mid 2010s onward, both on and offline; a topic we’re about to explore, as it is an exciting series of events - Not for the faint of heart, as the volatile ride of Bitcoin is (and continues to be) a true rollercoaster!

Let’s take it back to where it all started. Although Bitcoin is considered a ‘new’ type of currency, in terms of its underlying technology that differentiates it from the old and withered fiat currency, it has existed since 2009; believe it or not, its technological roots go back further. So, let’s take you down the timeline. The years 1998 to 2009 are categorized as the ‘pre-Bitcoin years’ and it doesn’t take a brain surgeon to understand why. Although Bitcoin is considered the first accepted and established cryptocurrency, others had attempted this feat before and failed, examples include B-Money and Bit Gold.


Oddly enough, in 2008 the anonymous human who invented Bitcoin, aka Mr. Nakamoto, appeared and posted a mailing list discussion on cryptography with a paper entitled ‘Bitcoin’. The following year is when Bitcoin was born. The year 2009 marks the moment when this futuristic software became available to the masses. Naturally, Bitcoin mining, the process through which new Bitcoins are made, became the next hottest thing, with countries like China, the USA, Georgia, Sweden, and most recently, Iceland (among others) dedicating much resources to these “mining farms”. Moving on, 2010 marks a historical moment for the cryptocurrency, as it’s the year in which Bitcoin was valued for the first time. Maybe you heard the famous story: this is the year a bloke decides to trade 10,000 Bitcoins in for two pizzas! If the buyer would have held on to his BTC until what they’re priced at today, they would be worth more than $100 million! Talk about a deal!

There are plenty of events which have occurred since the launch in 2009, and now, fresh in the year of 2018, cryptocurrency is all the craze! Bitcoin is just one, and the most important, of over a thousand existing cryptos, to date, so it’s fair to say… This is no bubble! Just like many thought of the internet, BTC and many other surviving cryptocurrencies will play a major role in our lives, especially when it comes to the best payment method for online gaming! (That’s where we come in.)

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Now, I’m sure you want a bit of that moolah and you’re asking yourself… How can I get in on the action?!  Don’t stress if you haven’t delved into the world of Bitcoin yet; we’ll give you a very straightforward guide to how to play casino with Bitcoin. You’ll be up and running in no time to deposit and play hit slots like Cash Cow and Fat Cat.

First thing’s first, you need to have a Bitcoin wallet. There are different types of wallets; you can store your BTC in your online wallet, for regular spending, and if you’re really keen on Bitcoin, you should go ahead and create an offline wallet, or cold storage savings (Exodus is a great one!). You’ll need to create the first type, the online wallet, so you can initially purchase Bitcoin. The best online wallet options are, or Blockchain, where you’ll have to go through the verification steps before buying BTC. Once you’re approved, you’re ready to bag those Bitcoins. Some of the online wallets allow you to buy BTC directly, however you also may buy from one of the many well known exchanges, like Coinbase, Gemini or Bitstamp using your debit or bank card. Once you get some BTC in the bank, you can deposit BTC directly at Red Stag online casino! For more visuals on these steps, take a look at our Banking Guide.

 Red Stag online is embracing the future and everything that comes along with it, which is why we’ve added Bitcoin to our evolving online casino! Now you can make Bitcoin your preferred method of payment and play to your heart’s desire, from anywhere, anytime, on your mobile. Like we said, technology is everywhere (and therefore, so are we!).

Don’t forget about the Bitcoin Brewery Double Bonus! This special Bitcoin bonus offer is available every 2nd Tuesday of the month; don’t miss out on the payments of the future, which we complement with an increased bonus. Not only that, but we have a BTC Welcome bonus, plus a daily and weekly BTC bonus. Grab a cold one and get yer caboose on the Bitcoin Train!

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Erin P. Westbrook .