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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 be fully transparent, fair, offer instant payouts, and eliminate the sharing of personal data.  The last point is especially important as we’ve seen privacy issues plague some of the world’s leading corporations such as Facebook and 23andMe.  The hope is that by decentralizing casinos, the aforementioned problems of centralized casinos will be eliminated.  The TokenRoll platform aims to be one of the first to offer to a better solution.

Lack of Decentralized Options

Although decentralization is a step in the right direction, the advanced features and potential are not yet fully understood.  And, businesses are hesitant to rush implementation as that may result in less than desirable outcomes.  The cautious approach to implementation has to do with the lack of technical knowledge, the scarcity of engineers working on system decentralization, and a crypto market still at the very beginning of the technology life cycle adoption curve.

A second issue with decentralization is that all information regarding wagers, cash flow, and data will be permanently stored within the blocks.  Customers that sign up and gamble through decentralized casinos need to be made aware of that and agree to the terms.

Lastly, another potential stumbling block has to do with global government attitudes toward decentralization.  As we all know, governments like to be fully in control of everything, even if it’s against the interest of their citizens.  Blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, and decentralization are commonly seen as a tool for the black market.  Therefore, protocols that are introduced should always adhere to the highest forms of ethical behavior.

TokenRoll Protocol has the Solution

TokenRoll Protocol will be a decentralized gambling protocol that runs on Tron (TRX).  The protocol will enable gamblers to bet on smart contracts using the USD Stable Token and Tron coin.  A great piece of news for users is that they won’t have to interact with the blockchain.  Instead, the TokenRoll platform will serve as the interface for the protocol.  In this way, users can focus on gambling, having fun, and (hopefully) winning money.

The company’s current projection (according to the roadmap) is for the beta release to take place in June 2019 with one game.  After that, the company will be working on a beta for Android and iOS, additional games, and making the platform fully-functional.

In the meantime, the company is attempting to raise funds in order to help fund business operations.  In the current market, the most typical ways to raise funds are through an ICO or IEO.  TokenRoll has chosen the traditional route of an ICO, and, in fact, that sale has already begun.  The budget distribution will be approximately as follows:

  • 40% for Bankroll
  • 30% for Platform Development
  • 20% for Marketing
  • 10% as a reserve to fund black swan events

Conclusion

The online gambling market is growing at an unprecedented level and decentralization will be needed to help deal with the new customers and all the problems that come with rapid growth.  Although decentralization hasn’t yet been perfected, it’s nice to see TokenRoll lead the way toward implementing revolutionary technology in an efficient, honest, and thoughtful manner.

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3 Reasons Why WISE Token Could Be a Massive Winner in 2021

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After working in proprietary trading for over a decade, I decided to transition to crypto in early 2017.  Although crypto is significantly different from traditional capital markets, I managed to successfully find a niche for successful and opportunistic trading.  While 2017 was the perfect time to get involved, the past few years have proven to be a bit more challenging as far as generating ROI.

Cryptocurrency traders have spent the past several years searching far and wide for the next big winner.  While the market as a whole hasn’t been very bull friendly, one specific area that appears to be gaining traction is decentralized finance, more commonly known as DeFi.  This area generally refers to the digital assets and financial smart contracts, protocols, and decentralized applications (DApps) built on Ethereum.  The reason why so many crypto entrepreneurs are flocking to this space is that it allows them to create traditional financial vehicles in a decentralized network, outside the meddlesome control of foreign governments.

One extremely popular DeFi project is Chainlink (LINK) which is a decentralized oracle network that provides real-world data to smart contracts on the blockchain.  Chainlink has seen its token price increase by more than 300% year-to-date.    Another impressive project in the space is Kyber Network (KNC) which has seen its token soar from $0.20 at the start of the year to more than $1.60 at present.  Kyber Network’s on-chain liquidity protocol allows decentralized tokens swaps to be…

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Lotto Nation is Revolutionizing the Traditional Lottery Industry

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As the global economy continues to deal with the economic fallout due to the ongoing pandemic, companies are coming to terms with the fact that normalcy may not return for quite a while.  Many economists are wondering how the business landscape will look a year or more from now.  It’s certainly possible that many businesses, such as retailers and restaurants, may be unable to survive the current downturn.  But while some businesses will falter, others will emerge stronger than ever.

Traditionally, when economies go through a severe downturn, companies adapt.  Those that maintain the status quo usually have great difficulty while those that adapt prosper and conquer.  One possible example of this is Lotto Nation.  Thanks to the entrepreneurial skills of Nils Thomson, the Founder and CEO of Lotto Nation, the company is attempting to completely modernize the traditional lottery industry.

Current Lottery Model is Severely Outdated

It’s safe to say that nearly every human that has ever walked the earth has fantasized about winning the massive jackpot that would completely change their life.  These dreams have turned the global lottery industry into a $302 billion market that is expected to reach $380 billion by 2025.  Despite this predicted growth, the industry suffers from a variety of problems that are preventing it from really exploding.

Perhaps the biggest problem is that traditional lotteries are centralized.  Because of this, there is essentially no oversight on what a lottery provider…

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve, unlock their full potential, and improve trading performance.  Cryptocurrency trading can…

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