BitBet Bets Bets http://bitbet.us BitBet Bets http://bitbet.us/rss/resolved/ http://bitbet.us/media/images/bbetrss.jpg en-US Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:55:18 +0000 Federal Reserve will raise interest rate at September 2016 FOMC meeting http://bitbet.us/bet/1319/federal-reserve-will-raise-interest-rate-at-september/ Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1319 GBP below 1.40 USD on September 3rd http://bitbet.us/bet/1286/gbp-below-1-40-usd-on-september-3rd/ Sat, 03 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000
The resolution source shall be Reuters .
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1286
AAPL will close at or above USD 100.00 on Sept. 1st 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1265/aapl-will-close-at-or-above-usd-100-00/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If,">finance on Thursday September 1st 2016, the closing price of AAPL on NASDAQ is at or above USD 100 per share, this bet resolves as Yes.

If the closing price that day is less than USD 100.00, the bet resolves as No.

If AAPL is for some unforeseeable reason not traded on NASDAQ that day, the Bitbet management team will use the last previously traded price on NASDAQ as a resolution price. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1265
GBP parity with USD by 31st August 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1304/gbp-parity-with-usd-by-31st-august-2016/ Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Should a resolution event take place before the 31st, all bets received (where "received" means "included in a block") after the resolution event will be refunded, minus BitBet's fee.

The resolution source shall be XE.COM . ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1304
China to win more medals than US at 2016 Olympic Games http://bitbet.us/bet/1278/china-to-win-more-medals-than-us-at/ Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If China wins overall as many or more medals (counting gold, silver and bronze) than the USA, this bet resolves as "YES".
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1278
Bitcoin above $600 one month after halving http://bitbet.us/bet/1264/bitcoin-above-600-one-month-after-halving/ Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Should the Bitstamp exchange price on that day not be available, a suitable replacement resolution source shall be determined by the BitBet moderators. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1264
Ethereum Classic (ETC) to trade below 0.0007 BTC ON August 10th http://bitbet.us/bet/1311/ethereum-classic-etc-to-trade-below-0-0007-btc/ Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Poloniex at any price strictly below 0.0007 Bitcoin per ETC during the 24 hours of August 10th 2016 (GMT) then the bet resolves as YES. Trades below 0.0007 before August 10th have no relevance to this bet. ]]> info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1311 ETH/BTC pair below 0.015 before September 1st http://bitbet.us/bet/1305/eth-btc-pair-below-0-015-before-september-1st/ Wed, 03 Aug 2016 22:21:39 +0000 Poloniex strictly below 0.015 at any point on or before August 31st 2016 GMT, this bet resolves as YES.

Should a resolution event occur prior to the deadline, all bets received (where "received" means "included in a block") within 5 days of the event will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.

Should Poloniex not be available for resolution the BitBet admin will decide for an alternate resolution source. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1305
Hillary Clinton will be the 2016 Democratic Nominee http://bitbet.us/bet/1260/hillary-clinton-will-be-the-2016-democratic-nominee/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Otherwise, this bet should resolve as No.

Please note that betting for this ends after the final democratic primary vote on June 14th, when the district of Columbia votes. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1260
Hillary names Elizabeth Warren as her VP http://bitbet.us/bet/1291/hillary-names-elizabeth-warren-as-her-vp/ Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:21:33 +0000
If Hillary Clinton names another candidate as her VP, this bet resolves to 'NO'.

If Hillary Clinton doesn't name a VP candidate by July 30th 2016 GMT (not included), this bet resolves as 'NO'.

Should any resolution event occur prior to July 30th 2016, all bets received after the event occurred will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1291
GOOGL will close at or above USD 800.00 on July 22nd 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1262/googl-will-close-at-or-above-usd-800-00/ Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If, on Friday the 22nd of July 2016, the closing price of GOOGL on NASDAQ is at or above USD 800 per share, this bet resolves as Yes.

If the closing price that day is less than USD 800.00 the bet resolves as No.

If GOOGL is for some unforeseeable reason not traded on NASDAQ that day, the Bitbet management team will use the last previously traded price on NASDAD as a resolution price.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1262
Trump's Favorable Rating At Least 34% on July 22nd http://bitbet.us/bet/1300/trumps-favorable-rating-at-least-34-on-july/ Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
This bet will be resolved based on the polling average on Real Clear Politics .

Note: On July 5th, Trump's current favorable rating was 33.4% ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1300
Donald Trump names Newt Gingrich as his VP http://bitbet.us/bet/1292/donald-trump-names-newt-gingrich-as-his-vp/ Mon, 18 Jul 2016 22:45:12 +0000
If Donald Trump names another candidate as his VP, this bet resolves as NO.

If Donald Trump hasn't named a VP candidate by July 23rd 2016 GMT, this bet resolves as NO.

Should any resolution event occur prior to July 23rd 2016, all bets received after the event occurred will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1292
Trump Announces his VP during the GOP Convention http://bitbet.us/bet/1303/trump-announces-his-vp-during-the-gop-convention/ Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:30:01 +0000
Trump or a Trump authorized representative will make the announcement verbally or in writing. Bitbet will have the final say if there is any ambiguity in the announcement.

If a resolution event occurs prior to Julty 18th, this bet resolves as 'NO' and Bitbet will refund all bets received within 24 hours of that event, minus BitBet's fee.

If the convention ends without a Trump VP nomination, this bet resolves as 'NO'.

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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1303
Michael Gove will be the next UK Prime Minister http://bitbet.us/bet/1293/michael-gove-will-be-the-next-uk-prime/ Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:55:59 +0000 Gove is appointed as the next UK Prime Minister on or before December 1st 2016.

This bet resolves as 'NO' if someone else is appointed as the next UK Prime Minister on or before December 1st 2016.

This bet resolves as 'NO' if a new UK Prime Minister isn't elected/appointed by December 1st 2016.

Should any resolution event occur prior to December 1st 2016, all bets received after the event occurred will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1293
Theresa May to become Tory leader in the UK http://bitbet.us/bet/1301/theresa-may-to-become-tory-leader-in-the/ Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:45:38 +0000
If Theresa May somehow drops off the race early, this bet resolves early to NO.

Context for this bet here .

Should a resolution event occur prior to September 9th 2016 GMT, all bets received (where "received" means "included in a block") after the resolution event will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.
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France to win the UEFA 2016 Euro http://bitbet.us/bet/1257/france-to-win-the-uefa-2016-euro/ Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 UEFA 2016 Euro football (soccer) tournament will take place in France from June 10 2016 to July 10 2016.

The final will take place on Sunday 10 July 2016 at 21:00 central european time.

This bet resolves as Yes if France is the official winner, and as No otherwise. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1257
Block 420000 will have higher fees than block 210000 http://bitbet.us/bet/1302/block-420000-will-have-higher-fees-than-block/ Sat, 09 Jul 2016 17:08:19 +0000
Any bets received after the resolution event (where "received" means "included in a block") will be refunded, minus BitBet's fee. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1302
Bitcoin Halving to occur on July 9th http://bitbet.us/bet/1263/bitcoin-halving-to-occur-on-july-9th/ Sat, 09 Jul 2016 16:06:26 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1263 Bitcoin Halving to occur in the afternoon of July 9th http://bitbet.us/bet/1289/bitcoin-halving-to-occur-in-the-afternoon-of/ Sat, 09 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 ]]> info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1289 Boris Johnson To Become the UK's Next Prime Minister http://bitbet.us/bet/1288/boris-johnson-to-become-the-uks-next-prime/ Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:53:48 +0000
If someone besides Boris Johnson is elected as the United Kingdom's next Prime Minister, this bet resolves to NO.

If the current Prime Minister, David Cameron, changes his mind and decides not to step down, this bet resolves to NO.

If no interim election is called before December 1st 2016, this bet resolves to NO.

If an interim election is held after December 1st 2016, this bet resolves to NO.

If the results are heavily contested and there is a runoff vote, which leads to a runoff election after 1 December 2016, the final deciding authority lies with the BitBet admin team on whether to refund people their money or extend the time frame further.

All bets received (where "received" means "included in a block") after two days before the election will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.

Note 1: the text of the bet is the binding contract whereas the title is just a summary.

Note 2: It is generally anticipated that the time of the election will be early November 2016.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1288
Silver to top $20/oz before September http://bitbet.us/bet/1258/silver-to-top-20-oz-before-september/ Mon, 04 Jul 2016 10:50:32 +0000
When the difference between a given "Yes" bet time and the event time is less than ten days, that bet will be refunded less BitBet's fee. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1258
Bitcoin value at or above $600 on Jul 1st 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1254/bitcoin-value-at-or-above-600-on-jul/ Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Bitstamp exchange for USD 600.00 or more on July 1st 2016 at anytime between 14:00:00 UTC (inclusive) and 21:00:00 UTC (exclusive), the bet resolves as yes.

Should the Bitstamp exchange price on that day not be available, a suitable replacement resolution source shall be determined by the BitBet moderators. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1254
Brexit: UK Votes to Leave the EU http://bitbet.us/bet/1283/brexit-uk-votes-to-leave-the-eu/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:43:29 +0000
YES - UK votes for Leaving the EU (Leave receives the majority of the votes in the referendum)

NO - UK votes to Remain in the EU (Remain receives the majority of votes in the referendum)

Please note that a similar bet is already open at https://bitbet.us/bet/1261/the-uk-will-vote-to-leave-the-eu/

We are opening this new, similar bet by popular demand because the older bet has now been opened for a long time and the time weighting leads to very unfavourable odds for each side.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1283
The UK will vote to leave the EU http://bitbet.us/bet/1261/the-uk-will-vote-to-leave-the-eu/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 EU .

The outcomes are:

Yes - The majority of votes on June 23rd will be in favour of leaving the EU.

No - The majority of votes on June 23rd will be in favour of staying in the EU.

Any outcome outside of voting to leave, such as the vote not taking place on June 23rd 2016, will be given to the No voters.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1261
Fed will raise interest rates mid June 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1274/fed-will-raise-interest-rates-mid-june-2016/ Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 meet , and may make a decision affecting interest rates.

This bet resolves as "Yes" if an interest rates increase is announced at the press conference following the meeting, or if a press release announcing the increase is published within 3 days of the meeting.

If the Fed officially announces that interest rates will be lowered or remain at current levels, or if an official statement from the Fed announcing an actual rate increase is not available by June 19th 2016 20:00 GMT, this bet resolves as "No".

If for some unforeseen reason the Fed announces a rate change before this bet officially closes, betting will close.

Whether the bet closes early or not, all bets received after betting closes will be refunded, minus BitBet standard fee.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1274
USDCHF above 1.0 before June 15th 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1271/usdchf-above-1-0-before-june-15th-2016/ Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 GoogleFinance .

Should the currency pair top 1.0 at any time before June 15th, betting will close immediately.

All bets received after the event occur will be refunded minus BitBet standard feed.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1271
Bernie Sanders To Win California Primary http://bitbet.us/bet/1266/bernie-sanders-to-win-california-primary/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If he loses or drops out of the race before the election takes place, this bet resolves as No.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1266
Novak Djokovic to win 2016 Tennis French Open At Roland Garros http://bitbet.us/bet/1270/novak-djokovic-to-win-2016-tennis-french-open/ Sun, 05 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000
I anyone else wins or if Novak Djokovic is somehow disqualified, this bet resolves as no.

If Novak Djokovic gets disqualified before the final on June 5th, all bets received after the start of the match where he gets disqualified will be refunded, minus BitBet's fee. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1270
Bitcoin value at or above $525 before June 1st 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1269/bitcoin-value-at-or-above-525-before-june/ Sat, 28 May 2016 22:24:31 +0000
Should the Bitstamp exchange price not be available, a suitable replacement resolution source shall be determined by the BitBet moderators. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1269
Lottery(Block 413271) to yield an even number http://bitbet.us/bet/1267/lottery-block-413271-to-yield-an-even-number/ Tue, 24 May 2016 21:00:53 +0000
The bet is that a fair and reproducible lottery function of the hash of bitcoin block number 413271 will yield an even number.

In other words, if the lowest bit of the computed hash is zero, this bet resolves to Yes, and if it is one, it resolves to No.

For independent verification purposes, two distinct implementations of the hash function used to draw the lottery number are provided on github , one written in bash, the other in python.

The particular version of the lottery code that will be used to resolve this bet is part of git commit 8ca615b4bdc7c16bfa72fff3f0a8430810d9010b

This bet will only resolve once 5 additional blocks have been mined, that is after block 413276 is mined.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1267
Lottery(Block 412055) to yield an even number http://bitbet.us/bet/1259/lottery-block-412055-to-yield-an-even-number/ Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
The bet is that a fair and reproducible hash function of bitcoin block number 412055 will yield an even number.

In other words, if the lowest bit of the computed hash is zero, this bet resolves to Yes. If it is one, it resolves to No.

For independent verification purposes, the implementation of the hash function used to draw the lottery number is provided here .

The particular version of the lottery code that will be used to resolve this bet is part of git commit dc324ac181dc4dc97ae04aa814afb446ff9c87a0

This bet will only resolve once 10 additional blocks have been mined, that is after block 412065 is mined.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1259
TheDAO to be the largest crowdsale ever http://bitbet.us/bet/1255/thedao-to-be-the-largest-crowdsale-ever/ Fri, 13 May 2016 19:48:56 +0000 Wikipedia TheDAO is currently the second largest crowd-funded project ever, after Star Citizen.

This bet resolves to yes if TheDAO funding amount becomes larger than USD $111,262,157.00 at the end of the TheDAO crowdsale on MAY 9 2016, at 09:00 GMT.

The resolution source shall be the ETH balance on ethereum contract 0xbb9bc244d798123fde783fcc1c72d3bb8c189413 .

The funded USD amount shall be calculated on MAY 9 2016 at 11:00 GMT using the Kraken ETHUSD rate.
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Hillary Clinton will be Democrats' 2016 Presidential Nominee http://bitbet.us/bet/1203/hillary-clinton-will-be-democrats-2016-presidential-nominee/ Sun, 01 May 2016 01:53:20 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1203 Marco Rubio will be Republicans' 2016 Presidential Nominee http://bitbet.us/bet/1205/marco-rubio-will-be-republicans-2016-presidential-nominee/ Sun, 01 May 2016 01:53:12 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1205 Donald Trump gets Republican Nomination http://bitbet.us/bet/1206/donald-trump-gets-republican-nomination/ Sun, 01 May 2016 01:52:58 +0000
Otherwise this bet resolves as No. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1206
Bashar al-Assad still in office May 1st, 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1145/bashar-al-assad-still-in-office-may-1st-2016/ Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1145 Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud still King of Saudi Arabia May 1st, 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1146/salman-bin-abdulaziz-al-saud-still-king-of/ Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1146 Nikola Gruevski still PM of Macedonia May 1st, 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1148/nikola-gruevski-still-pm-of-macedonia-may-1st/ Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1148 ItBit US Out of Business before May 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1149/itbit-us-out-of-business-before-may-2016/ Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Any official announcement to this effect will be deemed sufficient for closure, as will any documented report from a reliable source that any aspect of the US-serving exchange has been unavailable for a minimum of seven days. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1149
AAPL will close above 100.00 on September 1st http://bitbet.us/bet/1245/aapl-will-close-above-100-00-on-september-1st/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:39 +0000 finance . ]]> info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1245 John Kasich gets the Republican Party Nomination http://bitbet.us/bet/1253/john-kasich-gets-the-republican-party-nomination/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:21 +0000
Otherwise this bet resolves as No. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1253
UK referendum will result in favour of remaining in EU http://bitbet.us/bet/1252/uk-referendum-will-result-in-favour-of-remaining/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:18 +0000
Otherwise, this bet resolves as No. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1252
Bitcoin to top $900 before Sep 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1251/bitcoin-to-top-900-before-sep-2016/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:16 +0000 Bitstamp .

When the difference between a given "Yes" bet time and the event time is less than 3 weeks, that bet will be refunded less BitBet's fee.

Should Bitstamp have failed or gone rogue, a suitable replacement resolution source shall be determined by BitBet Mods.

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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1251
Donald Trump will win the 2016 United States Presidential Election http://bitbet.us/bet/1250/donald-trump-will-win-the-2016-united-states/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:14 +0000
Otherwise, this bet resolves as No. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1250
Ted Cruz will be the Republicans' 2016 Presidential Nominee http://bitbet.us/bet/1246/ted-cruz-will-be-the-republicans-2016-presidential/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:11 +0000
Otherwise this bet resolves as No. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1246
EUR/USD Parity reached before June http://bitbet.us/bet/1243/eur-usd-parity-reached-before-june/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:08 +0000 xe.com . 1 EUR = 1 USD.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1243
Bernie Sanders will be Democrats' 2016 Presidential Nominee http://bitbet.us/bet/1242/bernie-sanders-will-be-democrats-2016-presidential-nominee/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:06 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1242 Cardano to Ship before Xmas 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1240/cardano-to-ship-before-xmas-2016/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:04 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1240 Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) July 2016 to drop under 20 USD before June http://bitbet.us/bet/1239/light-sweet-crude-oil-wti-july-2016-to/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:01 +0000
As reported by cme .

If the difference between a given "Yes" bet time and the bet's closing time is less than one week, such bets will be refunded minus fee.
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