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A Potential Killer dApp Emerges — TronBet Volume Hits $41 Million in a Single Week

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TRON network is known for its rather popular decentralized applications (dApps), most of which are gaming and gambling-oriented. One of the betting apps, called TronBet, recently exceeded all records by experiencing a massive $41 million-large betting volume within only seven days.

The platform’s top user wagered around $98 million, while the top 20 users wagered a total of $455 million in a single week. With this in mind, it was calculated that the application would likely make a profit of around $36 million on a yearly basis.

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A Twitter user called ‘vance,’ who originally pointed out the dApp’s success explained how and why TronBet became so popular and profitable in a short period of time. According to him, the platform offers a lot of fun games, it is fast, it has no fees, and has player liquidity. It features a native token called ANTE, but even so, the dApp’s features and success make it pretty difficult to believe that it is actually created on a blockchain.

How do users profit?

Another thing that is helping users make pretty large profits is TronBet’s mining process. Users mine ANTE, the platform’s token, for every bet they make. Furthermore, the users’ ANTE ownership allows them to get a share of TronBet’s daily profits, which can be anywhere between $75,000 and $150,000, according to vance.

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These rewards are only provided when ANTE is staked, and are supposedly distributed every day in form of TRX coins. According to vance, ANTE is also mined by crypto whales by using the betting process.

Vance then went on to explain that the platform’s roadmap works in accordance with the daily dividend distribution process, one which involves higher levels of risk. The risk revolves around holding onto ANTE, which is an illiquid asset. However, TronBet’s betting is tied to live sports and casino-type gambling games, which are sustainable.

Furthermore, token economics form a very tight feedback loop, which works as an incentive for users not only to stick around but to also return t the platform on a daily basis and stake their ANTE tokens.

Vance concluded by stating that he is surprised that the dApp’s success has not attracted more attention, particularly when considering its pretty impressive statistics. He believes that the issue lies in the fact that gambling and gaming dApps are not that appreciated among the blockchain community. However, he thinks that this is a wrong way to look at things because these dApps might serve as a very important stepping stone for further development. In other words, the blockchain space would likely benefit if any dApp reaches mass adoption, be it gaming/gambling or otherwise.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.

As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021. 

“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.

He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”

Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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