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    Blockchain-powered poker platform lowers the stakes for players

    Internet poker can be dodgy, but maybe not for long

    Online poker has a trust problem, and the blockchain is here to solve it. A company called Virtue Poker is currently holding a token sale to fund the development and marketing of a blockchain-powered poker platform that prides itself on fair play. In the same way that cryptocurrency technology keeps financial transactions honest and transparent, the same technology can be used to keep digital card sharks out of online gambling. The first step in playing online poker isn’t to place a bet, but to top up an account balance by sending money to the company. “This requires an extraordinary level of trust,” said Ryan Gittleson, co-founder and CEO of Virtue…