The bitcoin sportsbooks filter has been updated. 48 online sportsbooks currently allow players to make deposits and receive payouts with the digital currency.
Sportsbooks from the A+ to D- range offer bitcoin. Players are urged to use caution when choosing an online sportsbook that has not been in business for very long and that deals only in bitcoin. The rating guide also allows players to filter sportsbooks by website age.
Bitcoin is presently trading around $780 mid-day Saturday and is expected by many sports bettors to crack $800 once the upcoming bitcoin halving takes place July 10.
Essentially miners will receive 50% less (12.5 bitcoin) for the creation of new blocks. This has caused interest among traders and increased amoutn of media coverage which has kept the public engaged.
Bitcoin recently hit a more than two-year high after cracking the $700 mark.