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TRON Makes Grand Entry in the Gaming Industry with BitGuild Partnership

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Correlation Between Gaming and Blockchain Technology

The idea of collaboration between Gaming and blockchain technology have stirred the gaming market. Cryptocurrencies have fuelled gamers’ enthusiasm by offering means to buy in-game items using digital tokens. The option or feature of buying in-game items with real money has been there for quite some time but due to its risky nature, a huge number of alert gamers have avoided it. This flaw formed due to the duplicators, scammers have long attracted blockchain enthusiasts. With the help of blockchain, users can retain ownership of in-game items and through transparently secure transactions, blockchain could perfect the feature completely.

  • Direct Advantages of the Partnership

In this scenario, TRON has accelerated the revolution by announcing a strategic partnership with BitGuild which is in the blockchain gaming industry. It’s owned by gaming and cryptocurrency expert Jared, the founder of gaming platform ‘Reality Squared Games’ and live video game streaming platform ‘Livestar’ (in the year of 2016). Jared has been a dedicated virtual currency and gaming aficionado since 2009 when he founded the first virtual currency consulting firm called ‘Niubility’ in 2009. Through this daring partnership, TRON has made a concrete standing in the entertainment world through online gaming territory.

  • The Aim of the Collaboration

The aim is to provide freedom to the entertainment industry from the influence of middleman who exists between a gaming artist and player whilst transference of digital assets. This new team-up between TRON and BitGuild is supposed to allow gamers buy in-game items with TRONix(TRX) safely and get back the ownership of its use in game worlds however they please. Now, it’s possible for a user to receive an epic item/loot in the game and then either transfer it to some other user or keep it saved if they wish so that TRON’s blockchain technology will eliminate even the remote chances of fraud, misuse, and scams.

  • About TRON and BitGuild

According to TRON’s founder and CEO, Justin Sun, “the company has always prioritized online gaming at the core of online development” and it became evident when they declared the upcoming blockchain projects in cooperation with BitGuild. TRON has always been in the limelight owing to its stable and incessant growth. The currency is ranked as 15th top digital currency in the market according to Coinmarketcap.com and its total market cap is nearly $3.4 Billion while it’s total circulating supply rests at 66 Billion TRX as per the Coinmarketcap data at the time of writing this article. (16th March 2018)

  • TRON’s Aim

TRON’s blockchain based protocol is all set to create an independent content entertainment system with the aid of its unique distributed storage technology. The former chief representative for Greater China of Ripple, Justin Sun is smartly transforming TRON’s goals from whitepaper to real events. With their recent Main net launch update dubbed as ‘Exodus’, the company has cleared their target of becoming one of the most formidable digital currency in the market ruled by Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple.

  • What to Expect from TRON and BitGuild?

Through this partnership, BitGuild is about to offer exclusive in-game assets to the TRON community as limited edition set. These assets can be purchased by TRX and thus represent TRON brand. At the instant of purchase, the items will be directly sent to the player’s digital wallet using blockchain technology and finish a completely secure digital transaction. But it’s different from traditional exchanges and blockchain solutions such as DMarket according to BitGuild’s founder Jared Psigoda. In his own words; “The current real money trade websites allow gamers to purchase the ‘right to use an item’ and not the item itself. There’s no tokenization of the item taking place on blockchain which gives way to frauds and scams to sneak in. But with the application of blockchain, we can reverse the volatility of in-game resources at present”. BitGuild recently announced its ICO that’s slated for April during which users can buy The BitGuild token called PLAT.

  • Closing Thoughts

By teaming up with the gaming-veteran team of BitGuild, TRON expects to turn gears in today’s excessively bearish cryptocurrency market. It is safe to say that both TRON and BitGuild expect to broaden the horizons of blockchain online gaming platform via this partnership. Although being a volatile digital asset that is subjected to market risks, TRX is experiencing a slant at present when its total market cap has come to $1.9. Therefore, it is immature to comment on how this collaboration will reflect on the days to come.

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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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