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Monthly Archives: January 2022

News 31-01-2022

New York Mobile Sportsbooks Take In $1.1 Billion

It’s only been a few weeks since New York mobile sportsbooks launched, and as one of the largest potential gambling markets in America, there’s lots of money to be made… and that’s exactly what state politicians were hoping for. Now, in just a few weeks of operation, the New York market is living up to expectations […]

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News 31-01-2022

Haaland NFT sells for $684,000 in Online Auction on NFT Fantasy Football Platform Sorare

An NFT of probably the most wanted player in European football got sold for 265.1001 Ethereum or $684,000 in an auction on Sunday night. The digital collectible is now one of the most valuable digital sport items in history. The collectible is one of Sorare’s “unique” digital trading card of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland. […]

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News 31-01-2022

Binance Restricts 281 Accounts In Nigeria for User Security and Fraud Prevention Reasons

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has recently restricted 281 accounts of Nigerian users, citing user security and fraud prevention as reasons. Following the measures, the exchange addressed its Nigerian users in a letter where Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao apologized for recent delays in resolving customer support requests in the country. In the letter, ‘CZ’ said to […]

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News 31-01-2022

Goldman Sachs Warns Bitcoin Increasingly Vulnerable to Fed Rate Hikes

In its latest research note, global investment bank Goldman Sachs warns that as Bitcoin becomes widely accepted, it also turns to be increasingly vulnerable to the interest rates hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The bank’s co-head of foreign exchange strategy, Zach Pandl, and FX analyst Isabella Rosenberg discuss the correlation of Bitcoin’s mainstream adoption […]

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News 31-01-2022

On-chain analyst Will Clemente Sees a Change in BTC Market Structure as Whales Revert to Buying

In his latest week 23-edition of the Blockware Intelligence newsletter, on-chain analyst Will Clemente reports that holders with more than 1,000 Bitcoin (BTC), also known as whales, have finally started buying again after months of sell-offs. According the analyst this could signal a change in Bitcoin’s market structure. Market is looking good at the moment, […]

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News 31-01-2022

Visa’s Crypto Payments Grow 21% in Last Three Months of 2021 to $2.5B

During the last three months of 2021, payment giant Visa processed $2.5 billion in crypto payments for its customers worldwide. During an earnings call Chief Executive Officer Al Kelly said that in the quarter his firm completed a total of over $46.7 billion worth in transactions, an increase of 21% compared to the year before. […]

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News 30-01-2022

PokerStars Launches Poker, Sports and Casino Products in Greece Under Local License

PokerStars, part of the Flutter Entertainment group has just (re)launched its operations in Greece after already being given a full license from the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) to operate in the country in July last year. In an official announcement, the firm said that PokerStars, PokerStars Sports and PokerStars Casino are now available to its […]

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News 30-01-2022

English Jockey Bryony Frost Joins Betfair as New Brand Ambassador

Flutter Entertainment’s Betfair has signed English jockey, Bryony Frost, as brand ambassador. The successful jockey is joining the online gaming operator after winning the Grade One Betfair Tingle Creek this season. In addition, she also became the first female jockey to land the coveted King George VI Chase. Frost commented on her new gig: ”I’m super excited […]

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News 30-01-2022

On-Chain Analyst Willy Woo: “Bitcoin Futures are Bad for Bitcoin”

In the latest episode of Peter McCormack’s ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast, popular on-chain analyst Willy Woo was saying that the crypto market is currently experiencing funny times but noted that the bottom has been made. Not fully aware of the fact that the podcast had started recording Woo immediately told McCormack that he should be […]

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News 30-01-2022

American Express Sees Crypto as Asset Class & No Threat

“Cryptocurrency is an asset class.” This is what American Express Chief Executive Officer Steve Squeri recently said. During the 2021 Q4 earnings call earlier in the week, he added that right now, his firm does not see crypto as an immediate or medium-term threat to its business. Squeri said: “As far as cryptocurrency goes, we […]

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