Even the giants are in the game: Party Poker now accepts cryptocurrencies

It is not just cryptocurrencies that cross their ATH. Online poker sites have experienced tremendous growth during this year 2020. Party Poker, an emblematic figure of online poker, has just started a major transformation: the platform now accepts cryptocurrencies as a means of payment.

This promotional article is brought to you in collaboration with Bitcoin System, a poker platform regulated by the ANJ.

A boiling industry

In the midst of the health crisis, certain sectors of activity have taken advantage of a new imposed idleness, seeing their activity and turnover exploded.

This is the case of online poker , which through impressive figures confirms the particular attraction of the French for gambling and gambling. Indeed, the latest data made public by the ANJ (National Games Authority), show an increase of 31% of online poker players for the third quarter of 2020 alone.

Note that despite this double-digit growth, it remains lower than the figures observed during the first and second quarter of 2020.

This increase in attendance has also been felt on the turnover of the sector. Online operators have seen a 36% growth in their turnover in the year 2020 alone. Party Poker , one of the pioneers of online poker , has decided to take advantage of this dynamic to offer a new functionality to its customers: the possibility of making their deposits in cryptocurrency.

Party Poker enters a new era

The exacerbated competition of the online poker industry pushes operators to always offer differentiating options . Party Poker, a rare online platform regulated by the ANJ (National Games Authority formerly called ARJEL) now combines credibility and innovation thanks to the acceptance of a basket of cryptocurrencies.

As announced via its website, it is now Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum that can be used to join frenzied tournaments and cash games.

Although industry observers will note that the acceptance of cryptocurrencies by online poker operators is commonplace. 99% of them are unregulated , and therefore, can pose a potential risk to user funds.

Party Poker is itself placed under the supervision of the National Games Authority, and therefore enjoys one of the finest reputations within the French online poker ecosystem.

Cryptocurrencies and online poker once again prove their synergy. The giant Party Poker is taking a step ahead of its competitors, and risks changing the lines within the industry. For more information, do not hesitate to visit the partner site and learn about the new possibilities offered.