Browsing the "Prediction Markets" Tag

LedgerX Unveils Betting Market for 2020’s Bitcoin Block Reward Halving

| Brady Dale

The bitcoin block reward will be cut in half next year – and soon, market watchers can place bets on exactly when the subsidy halving will happen.

Augur Interface Veil Acquires Search Engine for Prediction Markets

| Brady Dale

Veil has acquired Predictions.Global, the leading site for exploring Augur data.

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US Elections Push Augur’s Total Ether Bets Over $2 Million

| David Floyd

Betting on elections to the U.S. House has brought over $700,000 onto the platform, pushing the midterms market into the top spot.

CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive "event contracts" on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said.

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Crypto Prediction Market Augur Is Gearing Up for Its First Major Upgrade

| David Floyd

Can a "faster, better, cheaper" Augur attract the user base it needs in order to succeed?

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The Weirdest Prediction Markets on Augur Right Now

| David Floyd

Many have high hopes for ethereum-based prediction market Augur; others only seem interested in using it for some old-fashioned internet trolling.

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Where Have All the Augur Users Gone?

| David Floyd

Following an impressive launch, Augur's user base has been slipping. Could thin liquidity be the culprit?

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The First Augur Assassination Markets Have Arrived

| David Floyd

People are now placing bets on whether public figures will be assassinated on decentralized prediction market Augur.

Augur Betting Volumes Just Topped $1 Million (And They’re Accelerating)

| David Floyd

Data shared with CoinDesk shows a rapid spike in betting on Augur, a decentralized platform that's been live for just a few days.

​​Market Mania Is Unavoidable, But Crypto Must Get Past It

| Michael J Casey

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.