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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.

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.

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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Is there a Real Value to Binance Coin (BNB)?

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Binance Coin (BNB) is one of the most interesting cryptocurrencies at the market right now. The coin was developed by the largest crypto exchange by trading volume in the world, and it only works within the exchange’s ecosystem. However, it still managed to achieve what many believed was impossible — it stopped following Bitcoin’s lead, and it started carving its own path.

At the very least, the coin is highly intriguing, but does it hold real value? This is a question that many in the crypto community have been asking for a while now, uncertain whether BNB is a worthy investment or not.

What gives BNB its value?

Binance Coin cannot be used for purchasing goods and services, like Bitcoin. It currently does not fuel a development platform like Ethereum. It cannot even be used as XRP for sending international payments. However, the coin had still managed to triple its price in the last three months and to surge when most other cryptocurrencies were seeing losses due to the last remnants of the crypto winter.

BNB managed to achieve all of this because of its use cases within Binance, but also because of its future potential. First of all, Binance is the largest crypto exchange in the world, with millions of customers, most of which use the exchange on a daily basis.

This means that the exchange inspires…

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Top 3 Reasons To HODL Binance Coin (BNB)

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After 2018 crypto winter began, everyone involved with cryptocurrencies experienced quite a difficult period. The prices were down, weak projects started failing, and even the strong ones appeared to be in more trouble than they could face. The year was especially difficult for HODLers, as they expected that the coins’ prices would continue to skyrocket. Instead, they lost a fortune, not even knowing if the prices will ever start returning to their former heights.

These days, things do not seem so bad anymore. The prices are still down, most of the coins are still at their newly-found bottoms, but smaller bull runs are improving the situation, while a massive one still remains somewhere in the future, at least according to optimists.

However, among the coins in the vast and diverse crypto market, one token stands out. Binance Coin is not exactly a typical cryptocurrency, and for many reasons. The biggest one is that it is one of the few tokens out there that does not follow Bitcoin’s lead, at least not anymore. Whether that will change in the future remains to be seen, but for now, BNB appears to be going its own way, carving its own path through the crypto market.

Its price has increased by several hundred percents since the year began, and for now, it continues to grow. As such, it is perhaps more worthy…

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Why Binance Could Become The First Centralized Company To Achieve Total Decentralization

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At this point, pretty much everyone who knows anything about cryptocurrencies knows that they are based on the concept of decentralization. The same is true for the blockchain technology. While there are some exceptions, such as certain stablecoins, most digital coins follow this principle.

This means that these coins, as well as their network, have no central authority, no single entity that would make choices and decisions that would impact others. However, while most coins managed to achieve this through different complex mechanisms and algorithms — one aspect of crypto trading still remains heavily centralized. We are, of course, talking about crypto exchanges.

Centralization of crypto exchanges

Most of the largest crypto exchanges out there are designed as companies, rather than community-operated platforms. The exchanges have their employees who designed them and developed special tools. They act as customer support, developers, innovators, and alike.

They also get to decide which coins will be listed and which are too weak, uncertain, or not fit to be found on the list. Exchanges are also responsible for keeping the traders’ and investors’ funds safe, which is why they typically develop their own wallets. As such, they are often targeted by hackers, as the coins are stored in an exchange wallet, waiting to be withdrawn, sold, or converted into different currencies.

This makes them extremely unsafe, and investors and traders are always…

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