Online gambling platforms DirectBet.eu and Unioncasino.com recently announced to accept Darkcoin for their services in addition to cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Litecoin.
The technical specifications of Darkcoin indeed fits well with the existing business models of online gambling sites accepts DirectBet. “Some of our clients raised concerns that due to the nature of the Bitcoin blockchain, transactions are traceable and the anonymity can be compromised,” it told CryptoArticles.com. “Darkcoin was therefore a natural fit for us as it offers superior transaction anonymity using Darksend.”
DirectBet decided to add Darkcoin when they were completely satisfied with its technical benefits. They further reached out to their users via multiple social media forums, asking them which altcoin they would like to see integrated into DirectBet.eu. Darkcoin got the maximum votes.
There are a number of projects that are lined up for implementation on the Darkcoin protocol, each complimenting the future requirements of online gambling businesses. The cryptocurrency is currently testing InstantX – a feature that will offer superfast transactions to the users, while it is also planning to introduce more security-centric features in the coming months. Darkcoin meanwhile is improving its transaction obfuscating feature Darkcoin on a timely basis.
The cryptocurrency is already attracting underground marketplaces, as they continue to ditch Bitcoin after a series of busts by law enforcement agencies. On the mainstream level, Darkcoin is also being embraced by white-collar merchants, the recent one being BolehVPN – a virtual private network service provider.