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Crypto-Fuelled Gambling Sites Streaming Just Got Banned on Twitch

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Twitch, an interactive live streaming platform popular with gamers, has announced a ban on the sharing referral and promo codes of gambling sites that support placing bets in cryptocurrency.

In a statement shared on Twitter, the U.S.-based company said that the ban which will take effect on October 18 will apply to gambling sites that include slots, roulette, or dice games that are not licensed either in the U.S.

or "other jurisdictions that provide sufficient consumer protection." "While we prohibit sharing links or referral codes to all sites that include slots, roulette, or dice games, we've seen some people circumvent those rules and expose our community to potential harm."The statement does not specifically mention a ban on crypto betting.

However, it called out sites that fall into the category of not being licensed in recognized jurisdictions including Stake.com, Rollbit.com, Duelbits.com, and Roobet.com.

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