What were the first Bitcoin gambling companies?

When gambling online today, you can opt to use online payment systems such as credit cards or Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin offers obvious advantages over fiat currency. With Bitcoin, you will enjoy versatility, speed, anonymity and lower transaction fees. It is because of these many benefits that many casinos agreed to allow their customers to use Bitcoin as one of the payment methods. Crypto gamblers are able to enjoy a host of games among them bitcoin blackjack, dice, craps and roulette. Here are the first Bitcoin gambling companies in the industry which paved way for the rest;

MegaDice  Bitcoin Casino

MegaDice was previously known as SatoshiDice until mid-2013. In July 2013, Erik Voorhees, the founder, announced that SatoshiDice had been sold for a total of 126,315 BTC which was equivalent to $12 million at the time. In mid-2013, SatoshiDice blocked all US-based IP addresses citing legal issues. Even though the operator has in the past faced challenges, it is still operating. The website is user-friendly and is mobile phone-friendly.

Bitstarz Bitcoin Casino

This site has been around since 2014. The website is powered by Amatic Industries, Betsoft, SoftSwiss and Ezugi among others. Players can access the casino through a web-based platform. Among the games that you can play on Bitstarz are Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Let it Stand and Heads or Tails among many others. The casino has a fresh user-friendly website and deposits and withdrawals are done with ease.


The casino is registered and licensed by the government of Curacao. It has over 140 games to offer its clients. Even though it has customers spread all over Europe and other parts of the world, it does not accept the U.K and the US players. The website of the casino is elaborate, easy to understand and also navigate. Like a majority of Bitcoin casinos, Coinstar offers a mobile-friendly platform and plentiful of bonuses.


The casino was established in 2014 and is registered and licensed in Curacao. It is owned by BetChain Ltd Casinos. The software used on the platform include Amatic Industries, Endorphina, Booming Games, BGaming, and Betsoft. Customers are able to deposit or withdraw money using Maestro, Neteller, MasterCard, Skrill, PayPal among others. Among the currencies one can use on the platform include Norwegian Kroner, Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, Euros, Litecoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Dogecoin. Even though a global casino, it is restricted in The U.S, Italy, France, The Netherlands, Israel, Spain and the U.K. The platform is considered one of the best at offering Bitcoin gambling services.