As bitcoin’s chance at a new record high fades for 2020, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

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Today's stories:

Bitcoin’s Options Market Sees Just 6% Chance of $20K Before Year’s End

At press time, bitcoin was seeing a 6% probability of trading above the historical 2017 all-time high of $20,000 by the end of December.

Avanti Financial Joins Kraken as a Wyoming-Approved Crypto Bank

Blockchain pioneer Caitlin Long is now the CEO of her own special purpose depository institution (SPDI) in Wyoming.

Bank of Canada Governor Says Digital Dollar Project Moving Past Trial Stage

Tiff Macklem said Canada’s digital dollar initiative is progressing past the experimental phase, and that the G7 needs to coordinate on digital currencies.

Two Indicted in Latest Federal Prosecution of SIM-Swapping Crypto Theft

One alleged conspirator tried to SWAT a henchman after that person “failed to share” the pair’s stolen crypto.