A famous English Premier League football club Watford has entered into a partnership with Sportsbet.io which will now allow the fans of the football club to buy club merchandise using Bitcoin. The Sportsbet.io will have its logo on the Watford players sleeve in coming days as a part of marketing and PR collaboration. It also points to note that other Premier League teams like Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, & Newcastle United, etc., have all agreed to set up their digital wallets.
The Bitcoin.com is seriously considering to bring out a futures contract for Bitcoin Cash which is aimed to increase the market capitalization of the digital currency to reach it only behind Bitcoin. The head of Bitcoin.com crypto exchange David Shin said, “We’ll try to list a BCH future on one of these exchanges that’s CFTC regulated to, therefore, have a product that can be traded into the U.S. with institutional traders.”
A well renowned contemporary English artist Lincoln Townley has made public that he has sold 19 of his paintings for 490 bitcoins, which is valued of around $5 million. He has also revealed that the buyer is a Singaporean art enthusiast, who has acquired all of his Greed collection and the agreement took place in Saatchi Gallery, Gstaad in Switzerland.
The Domino’s Pizza in France has announced an ordering competition between Sept. 4 till Oct. 6, in which the participants have to register while ordering pizzas from Domino’s, this is an of its 30th-anniversary celebration. Its website stated, the amount awarded in Bitcoin will have a value of 100,000 euro calculated according to the exchange rate on the day of purchase of Bitcoin by the organizer of the game if the winner picks BTC.
Bitcoin received a major reinforcement from Akon (a Grammy award-winning singer) who defended it heavily from the people who question the intrinsic value of the cryptocurrency. The argued with fury and stated: “Nothing backs the dollar. The U.S. doesn’t have natural resources that back the dollar. What they do have is the military”. Akom himself a crypto bull, had earlier revealed his a pan-African digital currency, called Akoin.
Sats mobile Bitcoin wallet built by Casa (a bitcoin tech firm) has disclosed that its wallet app is available in iOS & Android apps. The app uses SatsTag public address-naming system, which derives a new address from the receiver’s public key and provided to the sender. Also added that the app can be used without the company’s hardware Bitcoin Lightning node.
A supercars dealing platform Autocoincars.com has announced that it will accept Bitcoin Cash (BCH) which can be used to purchase high-end models, from comfortable and practical SUVs to fancy sports cars and even collectible classics with detailed service history. It has also revealed that it is working with Bitcoin.com to expand the use of peer-to-peer electronic cash.
Thailand will see first-ever bitcoin mining investment forum which will be held at the Amari Watergate Bangkok on coming 21st September, which is spearheaded by Hashcube (a bitcoin mining company based in South Korea). The forum is also co-hosted by a list of major names from the crypto industry, Bitkub, BTC.com, Coolbitx, and Cryptomind are among others.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (USCFTC) has granted to Bakkt (a digital asset platform owned by Intercontinental Exchange), which allowed it to open Bakkt Warehouse after getting the green light from the New York State Department of Financial Services to create Bakkt Trust Company. This move will allow customers to deposit Bitcoin into their accounts and become familiar with the process.
The MintDice (a bitcoin gaming suite) has revealed that it has brought out its Bitcoin-based casino, though there are already many players in the arena, MintDice boasts it has several unique features, building on crypto concepts of P2P and community activities. The CEO of MintDice Byrce explained, “We are relatively new to the scene in what seems like a somewhat sleepy market but we are slowly gaining interest that is fairly apparent on our backend sheets and trust in the community.”