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Jul 24 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment news nft nfts polygon

DraftKings dominated the traditional headlines in NFTs this week with their newest initiative. Why stop there? Polygon is doubling down on NFT gaming, OpenSea is worth over $1B, and a whole lot more. Let's dive in to this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News DraftKing's Digs Into NFTs Earlier this year, NFL quarterback Tom Brady started NFT marketplace Autograph.io, aimed...

Jul 23 2021

What Do Bitcoin, Antifragility And Fantasy Football Have In Common?

Fantasy football players and Bitcoiners use the same strategic thinking principles when building for an uncertain future. “Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a Lebanese-American...

Jul 17 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media news nft nfts

Space Jam dropped some NFTs as part of their marketing mix, Budweiser is raising a toast to a new partnership, and Rolling Stone Magazine looks like the latest media publication to join the NFT-sphere. Another busy week in the books in the world of NFTs. Let's dig in on all the latest from the past seven days of non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible...

Jul 14 2021

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

Jul 10 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts nutshell sport

More sports teams are putting their names behind NFTs, Dame Dash sparks back at the Jay-Z "Reasonable Doubt" drama, and Instagram is rumored to be implementing NFT features in-app. All this and more just in the past seven days. Let's take another look at this week's latest headlines in non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Instagram Building NFT Features? According to...

Jul 02 2021

Dutch Football Team To Hold Bitcoin On Balance Sheet Through New Partnership

Jul 02 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business dutch football soccer sports

AZ Alkmaar will receive bitcoin payments from its new sponsor, local exchange Bitcoin Meester, and hold it on its balance sheet until 2024.Dutch football team AZ Alkmaar has announced a partnership with local bitcoin exchange Bitcoin Meester, which will become the team's exclusive and official Bitcoin partner. The...

Jul 01 2021

StormX Lands NBA’s First Crypto Jersey Patch Partner

The Portland Trail Blazers may not been headed to the NBA Finals this month. However, there is change in the air for the team lately; the Trail Blazers recently hired former NBA player Chauncey Billups as head coach, and now they've landed the first crypto jersey patch partner in the league with platform StormX....

Jun 30 2021

Tom Brady & Gisele Bündchen Land Equity Deal With FTX

FTX continues it's run of sports partnerships. Last week, the exchange broke ground as Major League Baseball's first 'Official Crypto Partner'. Earlier this month, FTX teamed up with leading esports organization TSM in...

Jun 29 2021

Crypto Exchange Crypto.com Signs Global Sponsorship With Formula 1

Formula 1 has been growing in popularity lately. In fact, the US audience has found substantial traction this year in a sport that has historically been more popular in Europe and Asia. ESPN TV ratings for F1 are up 50% from last year, and up 36% from 2019. F1 recently renewed it's partnership with online retailer Fanatics, as merchandise sales jump 40% globally...

Jun 26 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 26 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media nft nfts sports

Reddit, Rarible, Marvel and Jay-Z. Another stacked week of NFTs in the news. From new collaborations and projects, to more capital funding, each week is bringing more to the table when it comes to non-fungible tokens. Let's take a look at this week's major headlines. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Jay-Z's 'Reasonable Doubt' NFT On Sotheby's It's the 25th anniversary of...

Jun 23 2021

FTX Becomes Major League Baseball’s Official Crypto Exchange Partner

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin crypto entertainment exchange ftx

The MLB is swinging for the fences with crypto exchange FTX. Baseball's biggest league has become the first of the 'big 4' major sports leagues in the U.S. to formalize a partnership with an exchange. The news comes just days after the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) became the first pro sports league in...

Jun 21 2021

Canadian Basketball League To Pay Players In Bitcoin

Jun 21 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business canada payments sports

The Canadian Elite Basketball League will allow players to receive portions of their salaries in bitcoin, through a partnership with Bitbuy.The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) announced that it will allow its players to receive a...

Jun 20 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain entertainment nft nfts sports

Another week of NFTs hitting the headlines in a variety of ways. Porsche is putting some wheels to the rubber on an NFT project, CNN and Fox are putting major media on the non-fungible token map, and the World Wide Web's source code is going to be listed as an NFT. It was another action-packed week of NFT news; let's take a look...

Jun 06 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Is the NFT buzz coming back to earth? In a report this week from Protos, they claim that "the NFT market bubble has popped". This led to a variety of major publications grabbing hold of the 'NFT's are declining' narrative. Nonetheless, substantial new projects in the space continue to...

Jun 05 2021

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Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk took the stage at Bitcoin 2021 to discuss the parallels between the growth of Bitcoin and skating culture.During the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami today, professional skateboarding icon Tony Hawk took the stage to discuss the parallels between Bitcoin and skateboarding as countercultural movements."If you're doing something you truly love, you're not truly working,” Hawk...

Jun 03 2021

The Olympics Want In On NFTs

Jun 03 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain entertainment ioc nft nfts

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has partnered with nWay to create the first ever official NFT Olympic Pins, according to an announcement today. Initial launch will come later this month, with an Olympic Heritage Collection to lead the way....

Jun 01 2021

Fintech Firm Mercuryo Locks In Esports Partnership

Jun 01 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  esports fintech gaming mercuryo partner

Swedish esports organization Ninjas In Pyjamas (NIP) has partnered up with cryptocurrency infrastructure firm Mercuryo. The partnership will take during Counter-Strike's BLAST Premiere Spring Finals from June 15-20. Greetings, Gaming The team at Mercuryo cited a...

May 29 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

From major art gallery sales to Nobel Prize-winners, NFTs continue to hit the headlines. Let's take a look at the past week's action in non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Andy Warhol Foundation NFTs Yield Over $3M Last week's Nutshell called out the Andy Warhol Foundation...

May 20 2021

Red Bull Racing’s F1 Team Partners With Tezos

May 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins blockchain nft partnership racing

Crypto has been hitting the raceways in full force this month. Last week, IndyCar's Roush Racing became the first U.S. sports team to launch their own fan token. Additionally announced last...

May 15 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

May 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins art blockchain creative creatives

From NBA sneakers to legal lingo, and a little bit of everything in between, it's been a busy week in the constantly evolving world of non-fungible tokens. Let's take a look back at some of the week's biggest headlines in the NFT space. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Wants More Boxing icon Floyd 'Money' Mayweather wants his legacy to include...

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