EOSBet, which is currently the 8th-most popular gambling dApp, has announced that visitors are now able to use Bitcoin to gamble on the site. Ethereum and several other altcoins will also be added in the future. This is all part of the app’s ongoing attempts to draw in new users, and the campaign seems to be working.
Of course, EOSBet has a darker side: it gained notoriety last year when its smart contracts were hacked on two separate occasions. The first attack earned hackers $200,000; the second netted the perpetrators an even larger sum of $338,000. Nevertheless, the gambling site has remained one of the most popular dApps for several months.
Users Up, Volume Down
In fact, EOSBet has been attracting users steadily despite those attacks, suggesting that there is no such thing as bad publicity. Because the attacks occurred just…