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Decentralized Prediction Markets Platform Augur Launches Improved New Version with Chainlink Integration

The team at Augur (REP), the developers of a decentralized prediction markets platform, have announced the launch of Augur Turbo— which is the world’s only “fast-resolving, easy-to-use, decentralized betting platform” that reportedly comes with daily markets for sports, crypto, politics, and current events. The Augur… Read More

Legal Analysis: NFT Lawsuit Alleges Sale of NBA Top Shot Moments by Dapper Labs Violates Securities Laws

A newly filed lawsuit alleges that the sale of NBA Top Shot “Moments” is in violation of the federal Securities Act of 1933, which is a law that aims to ensure investor protection when acquiring publicly-traded securities. Michael McCann and Jacob Feldman from Sportico note… Read More

American Airlines Arena in Miami May Be Renamed After Crypto Exchange FTX: Report

American Airlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat NBA team, may be getting a name change following the expiration of the deal with American Airlines. According to a report, the Arena’s name may be picked up by FTX Trading, a cryptocurrency trading platform. First covered… Read More

BitPay Adds DogeCoin to List of Supported Cryptos, Confirms NBA Team Dallas Mavericks are Early DOGE Adopter

BitPay is welcoming Dogecoin (DOGE) to its list of supported digital currencies. This new addition is now being supported via the BitPay Wallet app and at all of BitPay’s enabled merchant locations. The Shiba-Inu based crypto-asset Dogecoin has become quite popular, especially with billionaire Elon… Read More

Consumers have Spent Over $230M Purchasing and Trading Digital Collectibles of NBA Game Highlights

Consumers have reportedly spent over $230 million purchasing and trading digital collectibles of NBA game highlights. The NBA’s Top Shot product is a blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-powered digital trading card system that has managed to generate more than $230m worth of gross sales,… Read More

NBA’s Lebron James Slam Dunk Highlight, Captured via NFTs, Sells for Over $71K, as NBA Top Shots Creator Dapper Labs to Acquire More Funding

Dapper Labs, which is the company behind highly-popular digital collectibles like NBA Top Shots and CryptoKitties, has finalized an initial tranche of bridge financing. Dapper Labs confirmed that it plans to secure as much as $50 million in capital. Last year,  Dapper Labs had acquired… Read More

Crypto Lending Service Cred Partners NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie to Allow Fans to Earn Interest on Stablecoins

Cred, a cryptocurrency-based lending and borrowing service, is teaming up with professional NBA basketball player and businessman Spencer Dinwiddie. A special web page and service was launched on March 20, 2020 for Dinwiddie’s fans who may use the Cred platform. Cred allows users to earn… Read More

NBA and NFL Say Non-Fungible Tokens, or NFTs, have A Lot Of Potential, Offer a “New Way for Fans to Connect With Games”

Adrienne O’Keeffe, associate VP of partnerships at the National Basketball Association (NBA), and Sophie Gage, counsel at the National Football League (NFL) Player’s Association, recently took part in a panel discussion during which they talked about the potential value of blockchain or distributed ledger tech… Read More

NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie Says His Tokenized Investment Vehicle Will Launch on January 13

Professional NBA basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie, who plays for the Brooklyn Nets, recently noted that his DLT-enabled tokenized investment vehicle will be officially introduced on January 13, 2020. This, despite the NBA’s warning that it might ban him from the US and Canada-based professional basketball… Read More

NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie Blocked from Tokenizing Part of His $35 Million Contract

The professional basketball organization noted on September 27 that Dinwiddie’s plan to allocate a portion of his contract earnings for a security token offering (STO) would violate the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement. NBA’s management stated: “The described arrangement is prohibited by the C.B.A., which provides… Read More

Tencent Announces Five-Year Partnership Expansion With NBA in China

Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of Internet value-added services based in China, announced on Monday its five-year partnership expansion with NBA in China. Tencent reported it will provide extensive NBA coverage on its platforms through the 2024-25 NBA season, including live NBA games, NBA… Read More

KODAKCoin Cryptocurrency Coming to the NBA & NHL in New Partnership with Oak View Group

WENN Digital, Inc., the creator and operator of the blockchain-based KODAKOne and the KODAKCoin cryptocurrency, has partnered with Oak View Group (OVG). The partnership will bring the KODAKOne platform and KODAKCoin to six OVG arenas that includes two NHL team and four NBA teams. According… Read More

Mark Cuban Announces Dallas Mavericks to Accept Bitcoin During the 2018-2019 NBA Season

Earlier this week, multi-billionaire, television personality, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, announced that the NBA team would be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment during the 2018-2019 basketball season. Cuban revealed the exciting news when he was asked by Mavericks fans… Read More

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