Directory of Important and Influential Links

Compendium of Links to Regulatory, Crypto Currency and Gambling References

Compendium of Links to Regulatory, Crypto Currency and Gambling References

An immense amount of research goes into everything we publish here on BTC Blackjack. It is a testament to the dedication of our team, and our commitment to providing you, our faithful readers, with important, relevant and verifiable information.

The following directory contains a collection of links to reference sites; the very sites we explore to ensure our materials are factual and up to date. Consider it our way of honoring those who came before us.

Directory of Legal, Crypto Currency and Gambling Links

There’s a lot of ground to cover, so instead of the usual A-Z list, we’ve chosen to categorize our directory into three sections; Crypto, Gambling and Legal. the links within these sections are, of course, alphabetized.

Legal & Regulatory Information

BC Gambling Laws, Regulations & Policies

From the official website of the government of British Columbia, this page details the gambling laws, regulations and policies surrounding online gamlbing in the province.

Can the Government Regulate Cryptocurrency?

An assessment of the decentralized nature of cryptographic digital tokens, and why they cannot be regulated by any central government (not for lack of trying).

Currency Act

The Canadian Currency Act is a law that states only coins minted by the Royal Canadian Mint, and notes issued by the Bank of Canada, are legal tender. Crypto currency is not legal tender, but rather a digital asset or commodity.

CSA / IIROC Staff Notice – Crypto Asset Trading Platforms

Issued in March 2021, this notice provides “guidance on how securities legislation applies to platforms” that facilitate or propose to facilitate the trading of “Security Tokens” and/or “Securities Contracts”.

Gaming Self-Contained Provably Fair Smart Contract Casinos

A scholarly report that communicates the game theory revolving around “self-contained smart contract provably fair casinos”. It also details the vulnerabilities of such games, and measures that can be taken to secure the system.

Internet Casino Gambling: The Nightmare of Lawmaking, Jurisdiction, Enforcement and The Dangers of Prohibition

A commonlaw conspectus by Thomas James Friedrich (2003) that describes the early years of online gambling. Friedrich references the industry’s roots, dating back to the mid-1990s, while detailing the difficulties faced by lawmakers in deciding whether regulation, prohibition, or something in is more be appropriate.

Limitations of Privacy Guarantees in Cryptocurrency

This website explains the lack of anonymity surrounding traditional crypto currencies, and how wraith protocol supports a rare breed of genuinely anonymous privacy tokens.

Modernizing Consumer Financial Regulation for the Digital Age

An assessment of the digital financial market, explicating the current Know Your Customer (KYC) identity verification methods and the dire need to create greater regulatory protections for consumers and businesses alike.

Nevada Gaming Control Act and Ancillary Statutes

A complete legislative review of the laws of Nevada as they pertain to gaming and gambling.

References to Crypto Currency

Can the Government Regulate Cryptocurrency?

An assessment of the decentralized nature of cryptographic digital tokens, and why they cannot be regulated by any central government (not for lack of trying).

Crypto Currencies Whitepapers

A whitepaper a document issued by a company or organization detailing the purpose, mechanics and/or capabilities of a revolutionary new product or technology. Whitepapers are generously documented for groundbreaking new projects only.

Centralized Exchanges (CEX)

All of these platforms are available to Canadians. However, due to variable crypto laws in Ontario, we make note of which CEX platforms are available to Ontarians. Please see How to Trade Crypto in Ontario versus Rest of Canada for more Ontarian-registered CEX platforms.


The world’s largest centralized crypto exchange, Binance welcomes traders from most regions of the world to buy and sell hundreds of digital tokens, including its native BNB coin.

Bitbuy (Ontario)

Founded in 2016, Bitbuy is Canada’s (self-proclaimed) “most secure and trusted platform for BTC, ETH and other Cryptocurrencies”. Bitbuy has a Canadian customer base of 350,000+, with over $4bn dollars in trades.


A major player in the worldwide CEX market, Bittrex’s claim to fame is the rating of best in class for “advanced account security” by Business Insider.


Among the world’s most famous CEX platforms, Coinbase serves more than 73 million accounts, including individual traders and business accounts from all over the world.

Coinberry (Ontario)

Coinberry invites Canadians to purchase Bitcoin and 15+ other major crypto coins on the nation’s “only Insured, OSC & FINTRAC registered & PIPEDA compliant crypto trading platform”.


Another member of the ‘world’s most popular’ club, Kraken invites traders of all experience levels to buy and sell more than 50 different cryptos.

Through the Canadian-exclusive website,, you can purchase Bitcoin online with Interac eTransfer, bank wire, credit card, or pay in person at your local Canada Post. Note that MyBTC only deals in Bitcoin. No altcoins are available.


An intuitive crypto exchange built to simplify the trades for beginners, while offering advanced features for more experienced traders. NDAX offers custodial coin storage, multiple funding options and same-day payment settlements.

Decentralized Exchanges (DEX)


An XRP Ledger market and wallet recommended by the makers of CasinoCoin for trading CSC.


A Peer-to-Peer (P2P) marketplace and non-custodial DEX platform recommended by the experts at


A quick, secure, and full-feature DEX, “built by traders, for traders”; recommended by the makers of CasinoCoin for trading CSC.

XRP Toolkit

A dedicated DEX that invites traders to “be your own bank”, granting users the ability to safely and securely trade on the XRP Ledger. XRP Toolkit is recommended by the makers of CasinoCoin for trading CSC.

Crypto Currency Wallets

The following is a linked list of all digital wallets, hard and soft, detailed, used and/or recommended by the editors of BTC Blackjack.

  • bitpay – Recommended by
  • Edge – Rrecommended by
  • ElectronCash – Recommended by
  • Exodus Desktop Wallet – Windows software for storing and managing crypto.
  • Guarda Wallet – Supports 50+ blockchains and 400k+ tokens
  • Ledger Nano X – Among the world’s top-rated hard, cold storage wallets.
  • Mycelium Wallet – A “100% Secure Reproduceable Wallet” for Bitcoin.
  • Trezor Model T – Also among the world’s top-rated hard, cold storage wallets.
  • XUMM Wallet – Designed specifically to store CasinosCoin [CSC]
Gambling Math and Casino Games

The History of Roulette

A candid report published by the Crescent School of Gaming and Bartending. It tells the complete history of roulette, from its deepest French roots, to its influential arrival in the Americas.

House-Banked Poker

A scholarly report detailing the increasingly common issuance of poker-based, house-banked card games, and why casinos are so keen on offering them. It all boils down to a game engineering method known as ‘brute-force search’ that ensures the casino is achieving an abundant edge over players.

How to Calculate Return to Player

The UK Gambling Commission provides this detailed lesson in return to player percentage (RTP%) and how it’s calculated.

True Random Number Service

This website logically explains the use of random number generators to produce unpredictable results based on genuine probabilities. It offers a range of free services, including lottery and keno quick picks, coin flipper, dice roller, and much more.

Understanding Casino Math

An introduction to casino mathematics, including the calculation of house edge, win rate, volatility and risk, probability versus odds, and much more.