Monday, April 20, 2015 Integrates Tether into its Asset Exchange
Instant exchange is now the fastest way to buy or sell tether USD₮
SWITZERLAND, April 20 , 2015 – has integrated Tether ( ), the first blockchain-enabled platform to allow fiat currency to be used like Bitcoin, onto its instant exchange platform. Customers anywhere in the world can now buy or sell tether USD₮ instantly along with Bitcoin, Litcoin and Dash through  There is no signup process nor account required to use ShapeShift.
Beginning with the integration of tether USD₮, ShapeShift intends to add other tether currencies such as tether EUR₮ and tether JPY₮ as well as provide exchange between the full list of ShapeShift-supported cryptocurrencies in the near future.
As the digital currency ecosystem continues to rapidly grow, integration between platforms is accelerating. has risen quickly as the most convenient way to buy or sell the leading digital assets. Tether’s fiat-backed token, along with Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dash, can now be bought and sold on the exchange site.
“Tether provides a stable token to trade against, offering our users interested in the stability of a fiat-backed asset more variety in their exchanges on ShapeShift.” said ShapeShift Founder and CEO Erik Voorhees. “We are excited to begin the Tether integration with tether USD₮ and look forward to adding all the new currency tether tokens in the future.”
Tether is the world’s first fiat currency token platform to exist on the Blockchain. With easy integration for Bitcoin businesses, Tether provides instant use of fiat currency on the Blockchain in the form of tethers which are backed 100% by actual assets in Tether’s reserve account that always maintain a one-to-one ratio with each currency held. Tether initially supports US Dollars (USD), with several more national currencies coming soon.  Tethers can be stored, sent and received exactly like bitcoins and are redeemable for their underlying currency value using globally-accepted compliance standards.
“ShapeShift is one of the easiest to use digital asset exchanges in the entire Blockchain ecosystem, built by true pioneers in this space,” said Craig Sellars, Co-Founder and CTO of Tether, “Now with Tether’s digital cash, ShapeShift users have the benefits of both fiat and digital currencies, instantly.”
Uniquely, ShapeShift's model has set a new standard for security and consumer protection, by offering conversion services without the need for user accounts or deposits. ShapeShift's innovation is to operate more like a vending machine, in which a customer instantly deposits one coin and receives another one, with no significant period of trust or custodianship required.
Interested companies can now also utilize the ShapeShift API to instantly accept payment in tether USD₮, whereupon it will be instantly converted to Bitcoin, Litecoin or Dash.
ShapeShift is a new piece of infrastructure in Bitcoinland. It is how digital currency exchange should work. From start to finish you can change digital currencies in seconds, with no account required. No emails or passwords. No lengthy sign­up process. No accounts. No bid and ask orders. No friction. ShapeShift's goal is to be the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to swap digital currencies. See more at:
About Tether:
Tether is disrupting the legacy financial system by offering a more modern approach to money. By introducing fiat currency – digital cash – to the Bitcoin blockchain, Tether makes a significant contribution to a more connected Bitcoin ecosystem by adding Bitcoin benefits such as instant global transactions to traditional currency, and traditional currency benefits such as price stability to digital currency. With a commitment to full transparency and compliance, Tether is the most secure, fast and low-cost way to transact with money. For more information, please visit

Monday, April 13, 2015

BurnTurn Poker to Launch April 17th

Bitcoin Poker upstart looking to make its mark in the Online Poker world
April 10, 2015 – BurnTurn Poker (, a poker destination for international players, announced today that it will launch its Bitcoin-Only Online Poker Room on April 17th, 2015.  While this is a beta launch for BurnTurn, a full array of poker games will be available to those who deposit Bitcoin on the site.
“We are extremely excited to jump into the online poker space, especially with the recent exit of our top Bitcoin Poker competitor,” said Brandon Casten, CEO, BurnTurn. “We are creating an online poker experience that caters to beginners and players that do not have access to a traditional online poker site.  We are excited to welcome players from jurisdictions that have banned online poker or those seeking a much higher level of anonymity.”
BurnTurn has been in development since 2013 and is seeking to differentiate itself from traditional poker sites.  “I’ve been playing online poker since its inception and was always annoyed by slow payouts and generic web design; we wanted to look and feel different.” said Casten.  “Since Black Friday in 2011, there has been an evolution of online poker and the way people play the game.  Great tools such as heads up displays have been introduced; but that has created an intimidating environment for those who want to improve their skills or players just starting out.  We are seeking to make poker accessible to the masses again.”
BurnTurn plans to share more information about its fast approaching launch in the coming days. BurnTurn is planning a robust offering of free rolls and deposit bonuses, which will be announced via twitter @burnturnpoker.
About BurnTurn Poker
BurnTurn Poker was formed in 2013 in order to provide Bitcoin Poker enthusiasts with a unique and anonymous playing experience.  BurnTurn’s Open Source software offers a unique level of security and transparency to both players and the community at large.  The strong security protocols used by BurnTurn are designed to offer the highest level of protection for player funds – which will always be stored, processed, and managed independently of corporate funds. BurnTurn offers anonymous game play, and does not require an email address to register.
Please contact Brandon Casten, CEO ( with business inquiries, or to learn more about BurnTurn.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Opal Announces Revolutionary Dividends Program

Los Angeles, California – In addition to its unique set of features, Opal announced today a revolutionary system of dividends simply for holding the coin.Opal today announced a system of revenue generating sites, the first one being, that will have all revenue generated go back to Opal users through dividend payments. This serves as both an incentive for users to hold Opal, as well as holding them in their local wallets and cold storage.Opal believes that this will help create incentives for users to try out the coin, and will also encour- age long term holding, because in addition to staking intrest, there will be a steady flow of revenue generating sites.Opal is structured on a no premine, no ICO, no IPO basis, all funding and expenses are covered by the development team. It is because of this approach the team believes they can take Opal to the pinnacle of innovation. They firmly believe in customer and investor feedback and welcome this to further cement Opal’s position in real world adoption.