ESPN Announces Blockchain-Powered Gaming Platform – July 27

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πŸ‘‰ ESPN Announces Blockchain-Powered Gaming Platform

ESPN Global has announced that it will be launching a blockchain-powered gaming platform, with deposits and withdrawals facilitated by CryptoPay.

The platform will feature a mobile application with several popular games, offering prizes paid in cryptocurrency.

If successful, ESPN Global plans to hold an initial exchange offering of their Smart Gaming Token (SGT), to supplement the airdrops which will be made from day 1 of the platform.

πŸ‘‰ Coinbase CEO Will Not List XMR Due to Regulatory Issues

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has clarified his exchange’s stance on privacy coins such as Monero (XMR), stating that they will not be listed anytime soon due to regulatory concerns.

In a recent interview, Armstrong explained that he wanted Coinbase to continue with its conservative approach and avoid any issues associated with privacy cryptocurrencies.

πŸ‘‰ Twitch Offers Subscribers 10% Discount When Paying With Crypto

Popular streaming platform Twitch has announced that it will provide subscribers with a 10% discount when paying with cryptocurrency, in a deal announced on Saturday.

Users will be able to pay in Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. Twitch reinstated cryptocurrency payments in June of this year, previously having accepted them from 2014 to 2019.