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Exploring Game.com (GTC) Sudden Rise to Fame

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The Cryptocurrency market is a very unpredictable and volatile space, where an excess of over 1600 active cryptocurrencies trade on the market on a daily basis. The size of the Cryptocurrency market has increased exponentially since 2016, both in terms of market cap as well as a number of tokens operating. Hence, it is no surprise to find newer projects emerging and experiencing short-term gains for a variety of factors. One such coin that has seen a massive rise in value over the last week is Game.com and its GTC Token.

A little About Game.Com

A relative newcomer in the field, Game.com completed its ICO in 11th October 2017, with a total fixed supply of 2,000,000,000 tokens and a circulating supply of 588.5285.290 GTC tokens.  At the time of writing, Game.com is ranked 102nd, with a formidable market cap of $163,005,738 USD and a current value of $0.276892 USD as of 23/04/2018.

The team behind Game.com is based in Beijing, with additional offices around the country like Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur and San Mateo. Game.com vision is simple, as it intends to become the “go-to” virtual currency of the entire global gaming industry and to address a lot of the plaguing issues found in existing game currency systems. For instance, the major problem they aim to address is the wastage of a player’s accumulated assets once a particular game is completed or a player wants to start afresh. Game.com GTC tokens will allow players to trade and liquidate assets as per requirements.  This will also allow GTC tokens to be transferred from one game to another, eliminating the wastage of unused assets and currencies in a particular gaming landscape.  The Game.com development team have also announced plans for a ”Candy G” event, where token holders will be rewarded a total of one billion coins for achieving any one of 3 pre-determined milestones.

Game.com’s Current Market Scenario

Considering the relative infancy of the project as compared to other projects, Game.com has performed quite well on the market since its entry in early January. In fact, the currency saw a massive growth in value, jumping straight from a high of $0.1981125 USD on January 3rd to a staggering high of $0.354157 USD on January 8th. The Cryptocurrency has since experienced a sharp decline in the following months, mainly due to the overall slump of the global cryptocurrency market.  It reached a record low of $ 0.074506 at the height of the decline, which is still comparatively better for a project in its infancy. However, last week saw a dramatic climb in GTC token’s value, rising straight from a high of $ 0.054955 at the start of the week (April 16th) to a high of $0.160539 on April 20th, registering a growth in excess of 200% over the last week. As of April 22nd (14:00 ET), Game.com traded up to 543.1% against the dollar from the start of the week, with a monumental volume of approximately $234.29 Million being traded in the previous 24 hours on global exchanges.

Closing Thoughts:

The future is indeed looking bright for Game.com, as they look to establish their name in the gaming industry by applying the famed “blockchain” technology. As newer use cases for blockchain technology begin to emerge, it is only a matter of time till investors understand the potential this project has. With a growing number of Crypto-exchanges having already listed the token including the likes of Gate.io, OkEx, Cobinhood, and Bibox, Game.com tokens can be traded with Ethereum as well as Bitcoin pairs.  The Development team has also announced plans to expand to the major cryptocurrency exchanges like Binance, Bittrex, and Bithumb to further encourage mass adoption of the token. Thus the Game.com project looks to be a healthy, long-term approach to establish a blockchain use case with a proper community backing in today’s world.

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Blockchain-Focused ETF Arrives on London Stock Exchange

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The crypto community is still waiting for the US SEC to approve Bitcoin ETFs, with speculation which application might get approval being one of the hottest topics in 2018. However, come 2019, the US government shutdown dragged on, and the Bitcoin ETF request which had the most potential to see a grant got withdrawn by the very companies that submitted the application.

While the question of BTC ETF remains hanging in the air, blockchain-focused ETFs seem to be a different matter entirely. In a recent announcement by an independent investment managed firm called Invesco, the company has stated that it was about to launch the largest blockchain-focused ETF in the world. They managed to go through with this plan, and the ETFs have reached the London Stock Exchange today, March 11th.

The exchange-traded fund includes a portfolio containing as many as 48 different firms which are bringing exposure to the emerging technology. Among them, there is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, which is a well-known creator of chips used for crypto mining, as well as the CME Group, which is the first regulated exchange in the US which launched Bitcoin futures. There are many other well-known companies as well, such as Intel, Microsoft, and others.

Chris Mellor, the Invesco’s head of ETF equity product management in Europe, said that blockchain has a huge potential to increase earnings, even though…

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Could Jeff Bezos Turn to Bitcoin to Hide Fortune from Wife?

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has made numerous headlines recently due to his overly-publicized divorce, which shows all signs of being one of the most expensive ones — if not THE most expensive one — in modern history. According to estimates, it might cost him as much as $70 billion, which will make his soon-to-be-ex-wife the richest woman in human history.

However, as the process continues to unfold, many have started wondering if things may have ended up differently for Bezos if he turned to Bitcoin for help.

Bitcoin as a divorce tool?

In the last several years — since Bitcoin and other cryptos hit fame — many have started turning to BTC during their divorce proceedings. In fact, it can even be said that using the largest cryptocurrency in this way has become a new trend. The trend has been gaining so much strength that numerous law companies started including advice on what to do in regards to Bitcoin as part of their websites.

However, while the trend has been picking up in recent years, it is nowhere near as easy as it might seem. For example, if there is even a suspicion of a spouse having undisclosed holdings appears during the divorce process, it might be enough to impact the final decision of the judge. In other words, even if there is a complete lack of evidence, but…

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Three Biggest Things To Know Come Cryptocurrency Tax Season

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In recent years, digital cash systems known as cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin have exploded into the public eye. A blend of cash and stocks, their use and value has grown exponentially. In 2017, the IRS decided to focus great effort on taxing them. In theory, this should be as simple as calculating taxes on any other type of property, bond, or other assets. Cryptocurrency, however, presents a unique challenge. The full extent of one person’s crypto activity can stretch across dozens of platforms and take a variety of different forms. This makes it difficult to gather all of this information cohesively, much less begin the seemingly- complicated process of reporting it.

These three tips should help anyone looking to legally report their crypto activity to figure out where to start.

Documentation is key!

There are dozens of different “exchanges” individuals can use to change their cash into crypto. When the flat currency is changed into cryptocurrency at the exchange, you establish your cost basis. This makes this data crucial when you begin the process of reporting.  Those who have used a variety of different exchanges should keep detailed records of everywhere that they made trades. Once tax season arrives, most exchanges will allow users to view their entire trading history with that exchange. This information will be necessary later to complete taxes.

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