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Juventus Soccer Club Releases Blockchain Token for Fan Voting

News Italian professional soccer club Juventus has released its own token to enable fans to participate in voting and polling. Following a year-long development, Juventus’ branded token is now available on Socios.com, a tokenized fan-voting platform for sports, according to a Dec. 2 announcement. ..

Lamborghini Now Uses Salesforce Blockchain to Certify Heritage Cars

News Italian luxury sports car brand Lamborghini is using Salesforce Blockchain to authenticate heritage Lamborghini cars. Salesforce, a major global customer relationship management firm, announced on Nov. 19 that Lamborghini can now trace, certify and authenticate heritage cars faster and more s..

Dallas Mavericks CTO: Crypto Payment Option Still ‘A Cottage Industry’

News The Dallas Mavericks pro basketball team’s cryptocurrency payment option has not yet caught on with the majority of fans, the team’s chief technical officer said in a recent interview. As sports business-focused media outlet Front Office Sports reported on Nov. 14, Mavericks CTO David Herr s..

‘Should I Bring My Ramp?’ Tony Hawk to Speak at SF Bitcoin Conference

News Bitcoin (BTC) has cemented Tony Hawk as one of its long-term fans as the skateboarding legend prepares to speak at a major conference. Hawk HODLing BTC for at least 5 yearsAccepting the invitation to next year’s Bitcoin 2020 conference in San Francisco, Hawk confirmed previous statements he m..

Sacramento Kings Pro Basketball Team Launches Crypto Collectibles

News The Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team has partnered with CryptoKaiju to launch crypto-collectibles. In a press release on Oct. 16, the Sacramento Kings announced a new collaboration with the creator of Ethereum-based Kaiju toys, CryptoKaiju. The companies will give away 100 limited-edition..

NBA-China Scandal Crashes Nike Sneaker-Backed Crypto Token Price

News A now-viral post by a Chinese cryptocurrency trader has highlighted the stark drop in the price of American sneaker-backed tokens in the wake of the fallout between the NBA and China. As Reuters reports on Oct. 16, the anonymous trader’s Weibo post from earlier this month had shone a spotligh..

FC Bayern Munich Announces Digital Token to Boost Fan Engagement

News Germany’s FC Bayern Munich has become the latest football club to announce blockchain-based merchandise for fans. As reported Oct. 11, the club will partner with Stryking Entertainment to produce digital collectibles of its players. Play FC Bayern Munich past vs. presentThe collectibles will ..

Sacramento Kings Launches Blockchain Token for Its Predictive Gaming App

News The Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team is launching a blockchain-powered rewards program within its gaming app. Partnership with BlockpartyThe Sacramento Kings partnered with New Jersey-based blockchain ticketing platform Blockparty to add blockchain-based rewards to its prediction game Cal..

How Crypto Gambling Is Regulated Around the World

Analysis The Japanese House of Representatives recently passed new crypto asset regulation affecting exchanges and custodians — the Payment Services Act and the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act. However, the country’s crypto gambling industry still endures strict gambling regulations. “Japa..

Report: NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie to Tokenize $34M Contract

News Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets professional basketball team is reportedly planning to tokenize his $34 million NBA contract extension. Following a three-year $34 million NBA contract extension, Dinwiddie is reportedly going to sell digital tokens tied to the contract, wherein investor..

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