BitBet Bets Bets http://bitbet.us BitBet Bets http://bitbet.us/rss/resolved/ http://bitbet.us/media/images/bbetrss.jpg en-US Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:08:02 +0000 Disney Stock Above 100 before Christmas http://bitbet.us/bet/1324/disney-stock-above-100-before-christmas/ Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:55:19 +0000
If the difference between a given "YES" bet time and the event time is less than one week, the bet will be refunded minus BitBet's fee. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1324
Norber Hofer to win 2016 Austrian presidential election. http://bitbet.us/bet/1334/norber-hofer-to-win-2016-austrian-presidential-election/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:29:49 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1334 ZCash to trade above 5BTC per ZEC on December 1st http://bitbet.us/bet/1328/zcash-to-trade-above-5btc-per-zec-on/ Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Should Poloniex not be available that day, the BitBet mods will adjudicate using a suitable alternate source. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1328
Magnus Carlsen Wins 2016 World Chess Championship http://bitbet.us/bet/1285/magnus-carlsen-wins-2016-world-chess-championship/ Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 fight Sergey Karjakin for the World Chess Champion title.

If Magnus Carlsen defeats Sergey Karjakin, this bet resolves as "YES".

If Sergey Karjakin defeats Magnus Carlsen, this bet resolves as "NO".

If the outcome remains undecided by December 31st 2016, all bets will be refunded, minus BitBet's fee.'

Please note that the end weight for this bet is set relatively high. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1285
Bitcoin difficulty over 280B before 2017 http://bitbet.us/bet/1307/bitcoin-difficulty-over-280b-before-2017/ Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:40:58 +0000
Should the resolution event occur early, all bets received (where "received" means "included in a block") after the event will be refunded, minus BitBet's fee. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1307
Nevada To Legalize Marijuana in 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1275/nevada-to-legalize-marijuana-in-2016/ Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:15:32 +0000 Marijuana before December 31st 2016, this bet resolves as "Yes".

If the "Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana " is rejected by the voters, or if the outcome is otherwise left undecided, this bet resolves as "No".

If an event somehow leads to the bet being resolved before the December 31st 2016 deadline, all bets received after the event (as determined by date of inclusion in the blockchain via at least one confirmation) will be refunded minus BitBet's standard fee.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1275
Deeply flawed US election system to fail again in 2017 http://bitbet.us/bet/1317/deeply-flawed-us-election-system-to-fail-again/ Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Elaboration: in the deeply flawed US election system, it is possible for a president to be elected when more than half of the voters vote against him or her. This happened for example in the 2000 US presidential election.

This contract resolves to YES if this happens again in the 2017 US presidential election.

The resolution source shall be http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/electionresults.shtml

More details on the broken US election system can be found at fairvote.org .

BitBet reserves the right to wait until any ambiguity or uncertainty is lifted before this contract is settled.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1317
Hillary Clinton Declared winner of the 2016 US Presidential Election http://bitbet.us/bet/1323/hillary-clinton-declared-winner-of-the-2016-us/ Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If anyone else is declared the winner, by the major media outlets, of the 2016 United States Presidential election the contract resolves as NO.

Major media outlets are defined as (NBC News, Fox News, The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal).

If there is no winner declared on the resolution date the contract will resolve when the four named media outlets declare the winner of the 2016 United States presidential election. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1323
Hillary Clinton will be the next President of the United States http://bitbet.us/bet/1284/hillary-clinton-will-be-the-next-president-of/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 US Presidential Election, this bet resolves as YES.

If someone else wins the 2016 US Presidential Election, this bet resolves as NO. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1284
Donald Trump wins Florida http://bitbet.us/bet/1313/donald-trump-wins-florida/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Moderate weight to encourage early betting but provide incentive for later betting as well. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1313
Hillary Clinton wins Ohio http://bitbet.us/bet/1314/hillary-clinton-wins-ohio/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Moderate weight to encourage early betting but provide enough incentive for later betting. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1314
US Election is extremely close http://bitbet.us/bet/1315/us-election-is-extremely-close/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
- The final electoral vote margin between the winner and second place candidate is less than or equal to 10 (this includes a tie).

- The final popular vote margin is less than or equal to 500,000 votes.

- The winner of the popular vote does not win the presidency.

Moderate weight to encourage early betting but provide enough incentive for later bets as well. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1315
Gary Johnson wins at least 1 Electoral College vote http://bitbet.us/bet/1316/gary-johnson-wins-at-least-1-electoral-college/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1316 Democrats control Senate http://bitbet.us/bet/1327/democrats-control-senate/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
To clarify, a new Senate composition of 48 Democrats, 2 Independents, and 50 Republicans (50-50) will only result in a YES if the new Vice President is a Democrat.

For the purposes of this contract, Senators Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Angus King of Maine (both Independents) will be assumed to continue caucusing with the Democratic Party. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1327
NEW Trump Wins Bet with NO WEIGHTING DECAY! http://bitbet.us/bet/1330/new-trump-wins-bet-with-no-weighting-decay/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
If anyone else is declared the winner, by the major media outlets, of the 2016 United States Presidential election the contract resolves as NO.

Major media outlets are defined as (NBC News, Fox News, The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal).

If there is no winner declared on the resolution date the contract will resolve when the four named media outlets declare the winner of the 2016 United States presidential election. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1330
Will Donald Trump release his taxes? http://bitbet.us/bet/1321/will-donald-trump-release-his-taxes/ Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Recent tax returns include the following years:
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1321
Will Trump drop out of the election? http://bitbet.us/bet/1326/will-trump-drop-out-of-the-election/ Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1326 Donald Trump will win the 2016 United States Presidential Election http://bitbet.us/bet/1256/donald-trump-will-win-the-2016-united-states/ Fri, 04 Nov 2016 12:33:02 +0000
Otherwise, this bet resolves as No. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1256
There will be a tropical cyclone named 'Nicole' in 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1296/there-will-be-a-tropical-cyclone-named-nicole/ Sat, 08 Oct 2016 12:44:37 +0000
Resolution Source: NOAA .

The list of NOAA tropical cyclone names for 2016 can be found here .

Should the resolution event occur prior to November 30th, 2016, all "YES" bets received within a one week period prior to the event will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1296
Dow above USD 18000 on September 30th 2016 http://bitbet.us/bet/1277/dow-above-usd-18000-on-september-30th-2016/ Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000
The resolution source will be Google Finance .

Should the resolution source not be available, the BitBet admin team will pick a suitable replacement.
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1277
NXT to trade below 2500 Satoshis before October 1st http://bitbet.us/bet/1309/nxt-to-trade-below-2500-satoshis-before-october/ Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Poloniex strictly below 2500 Satoshis at any point on or before September 30th 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 7 days of the event will be refunded, minus BitBet's standard fee.

Should Poloniex not be available for resolution the BitBet admin team will pick an alternate resolution source. ]]>
info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1309
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 Gary Johnson to be included in national debate http://bitbet.us/bet/1318/gary-johnson-to-be-included-in-national-debate/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000
References:

. Commission on Presidential Debates .

. Heatstreet .

. Debate schedules .
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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1318
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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info@bitbet.us (BitBet.us) 1301
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