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Virtue Poker revealed plans to organize a high-stakes 12-player celebrity poker tournament on its platform, live-streamed on Twitch, with the winner donating the event’s proceeds to their preferred charitable organization. Celebrity Charity Tournament Features NFTs & Giveaways Virtue Poker, one of the first decentralized casinos to use Ethereum and peer-to-peer networking, will soon host a
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Known for his reluctant stance on decentralized money, the Governor of Bank of England (BOA), Andrew Bailey, has recently taken his anti-crypto rhetoric up a notch. Speaking at a meeting with lawmakers in London, Bailey stated that cryptocurrencies are “dangerous.” Andrew Bailey Remains Sceptical About Cryptos “Crypto-assets,” as the central bank’s official labels bitcoin and
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On Friday, the cryptocurrency community discussed a report stemming from China’s 51st meeting of the Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission that reiterated warnings about bitcoin mining. The following Sunday, reports disclosed the cryptocurrency operation Huobi has suspended its cloud-mining operations and other crypto services to customers in mainland China. Rumors of China and Bitcoin’s
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In 2021, the non-fungible token (NFT) ecosystem has grown massively and data shows during the last month, there have been 98,832 NFT sales across over 32,000 active wallets. Monthly statistics show $272 million in recorded NFT sales have taken place but a recent report shows the NFT market is starting to “cool off” as NFT
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A Wells Fargo analyst has predicted the largest “reduction in U.S. bank headcount in history.” Banks are expected to cut 200,000 jobs as they strive to improve productivity and efficiency amid rising competition from fintech and non-bank financial institutions. US Banking Sector to Experience Biggest Headcount Reduction An analyst with Wells Fargo, Mike Mayo, has
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Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio has warned that cryptocurrency’s biggest risk is its own success. He explained that it could attract regulators to come down tough on the crypto industry because “as a storehold of wealth no government wants to have an alternative currency.” Crypto’s Success May Attract Tough Regulation Ray Dalio, the founder of
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Cuba has been actively discussing the possibility of adopting cryptocurrencies over the last few months during high-political summits. This time, the president of the Caribbean island discussed crypto assets once again during a virtual currencies topic on the summit agenda, talking about the possibility to consider it for future economic plans. Discussions Underway Despite Domestic
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Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed that he does not invest in bitcoin or any other cryptocurrencies. He says that he is “like Warren Buffett” in that he does not invest in things he does not understand. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway thinks bitcoin is “rat poison squared.” Arnold Schwarzenegger Not Investing in
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The publicly-listed Canadian firm Nuvei Corporation announced the acquisition of the cryptocurrency company SimplexCC Ltd in an all-cash deal for $250 million. The deal is pending regulatory approval and Nuvei expects Simplex to “enhance” the firm’s portfolio of alternative payment method solutions. Nuvei Acquires Crypto Payments Provider Simplex On May 6, the Canadian company Nuvei
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The Federal Reserve’s top supervisory official has called on bank regulators to pay more attention to cryptocurrencies and stablecoins. His comments followed a number of major banks announcing that they will be offering products based on cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin, to their clients. Bank Regulators Should Focus More on Cryptocurrency, Says Fed Supervisor The Federal Reserve’s
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