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How Tron (TRX) future looks after locking 33.25 billion ERC20 tokens?

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The latest from Tron Foundation is the completion of its token migration and the official launch of the June 25th Odyssey 2.0 mainnet. The Odyssey v 2.0 launch was supervised by the Tron Independent Group (TIG) who made the process a success.

And in keeping with safety precautions, Tron foundation saw it best to lock all the virtual assets in tune with the changes Tron (TRX) was undergoing. Tron now stands on good ground with the launch of the genesis block complete. The Tron community is now waiting and anticipating the results of the expected election exercise of its Super Representatives.

During the token migration, one of the highlights of the event was the burning of 1 billion ERC20 TRX affiliated coins with an estimated valuation of more than 50 million US dollars. It stands to be the most substantial coin burn in cryptocurrency brief history.

As a sign of celebration on their part, Tron foundation had indicated days before the ‘Independence Day‘ migration that they would be destroying 1 billion digital assets as a sign of celebration and freedom from their frustrating master, the Ethereum blockchain. And true to their word they did precisely that on the very same day they went live as an independent blockchain.

A day after the first block on Tron TRX’s platform was produced, Tron Foundation published an article through their official Medium handle stating Tron’s blockchain browser had revealed that its addresses had 99 billion TRX. Confirming that indeed 1 billion digital assets were burned which means the current circulation supply of over 65 billion digital coins leaves about 33 billion digital assets to be held by Tron Foundation.

The Tron TRX team has already shared indications that the digital coins will remain locked up until January 2020.

Many on hearing about the coin burn view it as an inhuman act towards your former master and towards a valuable asset; a coin burn means the coin is removed from the total supply and done away. It’s like the end of the coin’s lifespan. In the Tron situation, the Foundation could have most likely sent the old TRX tokens to a restricted, protected, dead wallet that’s unreachable to the general public.

Due to the nature of the ‘dead wallet’ the digital assets are made irretrievable, and despite the prices of the digital assets destroyed, Tron (TRX) seemingly does not see it as having a profound effect on its price and market valuation as of now though.

What is next for Tron (TRX)?

At the moment, Justin Sun and team seem to be making all the right moves. But despite making long strides, the journey is still long for Tron just like any other virtual currency. The hard work still lies ahead.

The future of Tron and its currency, Tronix looks bright. A joy for investors and holders who will stay loyal and hold through the current dismal performance and low prices (yeah, the token is also picking up alongside other cryptos in last 48 hours or so already). All odds seem to be on the cryptocurrency’s side already, let’s wait and see how Tron shapes with the time.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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