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Bitcoin Keeps Gaining Ground in Japan as Largest Ticket Exchange Marketplace Accepts BTC

Japan is an interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Not too long ago, new regulation in the country legalized Bitcoin as a payment method. It now appears the number of merchants accepting BTC payments continues to increase. Ticket camp is a very popular ticket exchange marketplace in Japan. With around 5 million active users, […]

World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Expands into US Market

Bitflyer, Japan’s and the world’s largest bitcoin exchange by volume, has announced its expansion into the US market this fall. It is launching a US-based bitcoin exchange, allowing customers to trade between bitcoins and dollars. The company says it has already obtained regulatory approval to operate in 34 states. Also read: Bitcoin Could Tap into […]

Major Japanese Department Store Chain Marui Accepts Bitcoin

A large Japanese department store chain, Marui, has partnered with bitcoin exchange Bitflyer to accept bitcoin payments starting on August 7. Marui has become the first major department store chain in Japan to accept bitcoin. Also read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins Marui for ‘Young, Stylish Audience’ Marui is a popular chain of […]