Betting on elections to the U.S. House has brought over $700,000 onto the platform, pushing the midterms market into the top spot.
Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive "event contracts" on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said.
Can a "faster, better, cheaper" Augur attract the user base it needs in order to succeed?
Many have high hopes for ethereum-based prediction market Augur; others only seem interested in using it for some old-fashioned internet trolling.
Following an impressive launch, Augur's user base has been slipping. Could thin liquidity be the culprit?
People are now placing bets on whether public figures will be assassinated on decentralized prediction market Augur.
Data shared with CoinDesk shows a rapid spike in betting on Augur, a decentralized platform that's been live for just a few days.
There has to be broad-based value to society if blockchain technology and the market it supports are to survive and prosper, argues Michael J. Casey.
A platform for creating decentralized prediction markets, which held one of the first-ever ICOs, has gone live. Finally.
Researchers are trying to improve prediction markets as potentially valuable tools for measuring community support or opposition to protocol changes.