Venezuela: Maduro authorizes opening of cryptocurrency casino in Caracas

Venezuela: Maduro authorizes opening of cryptocurrency casino in Caracas

Overturning a ban in place since 2011 The cash-strapped country is currently reeling under US sanctions imposed in an attempt to force Maduro from power. n late 2011, Hugo Chavez, who served as Venezuela’s president from 1999-2013, ordered the closure of casinos and bingo halls but the economy’s serious liquidity problems appear to have changed President Nicolas Maduro’s mind.