Maduro Orders to Open Cryptocurrency-focused Casino in Venezuela
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Jan. 20, 2020

Venezuelan politician serving as president of Venezuela since 2013 Nicolás Maduro has authorized the opening of a cryptocurrency-focused casino in Caracas that will support the national cryptocurrency Petro, el Nuevo Herald reports.

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According to Maduro, the international crypto-casino will be opened in the Hotel Humboldt.

"[You] purchase your 100 Petros and make your lawful bets, allowed by the State as contemplated by national laws," explained Maduro.

The bets will reportedly be made "in convertible currency" so that people can purchase Petro token for yuan, yen, dollars, euros or any other cryptocurrency.

Previously iHodl reported that the Venezuelan President signed a decree launching oil sales in national Petro cryptocurrency.

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