Kingdom Karnage Raises $2M From Animoca Brands, Enjin and DFG to Boost GameFi Features

PRESS RELEASE. United Kingdom — January 13th, 2022 – Kepithor Studios has announced a set of innovative new GameFi mechanics coming to its turn-based NFT battle game, Kingdom Karnage. The game will introduce new play-to-earn opportunities for its players, powered by its upcoming KKT token, which has received investment from Animoca Brands, Kriptomat, ExNetwork, MyMetaverse, DFG, Jsquare and many others. The team intends to build a bridge that will allow the KKT token to move from Binance Smart Chain to Enjin’s Jumpnet where users can transact with zero gas. Kingdom…

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Pakistan’s Central Bank Decides to Completely Ban Cryptocurrency: Report

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the country’s central bank, has reportedly come to a decision to ban the use of all cryptocurrencies within the country. The central bank has also asked the Sindh High Court to ban “unauthorized operations” of crypto exchanges and impose penalties on them. Pakistani Interministerial Committee Recommends Banning Cryptocurrency and All Related Activities A high-level interministerial committee constituted to make recommendations on whether any form of cryptocurrency should be permitted under Pakistani law reportedly submitted its report to the Sindh High Court Wednesday. The committee…

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Coinbase Acquires Fairx Exchange to Make Derivatives Market Approachable for Millions of Retail Customers

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired a regulated derivatives trading platform. Coinbase plans to make the derivatives market more approachable to millions of its retail customers. Coinbase Plans to Offer Crypto Derivatives to All US Customers Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange operator Coinbase announced Wednesday that it has acquired Fairx, a regulated derivatives trading platform. Fairx is regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a derivatives exchange or Designated Contract Market (DCM). “Through this acquisition, we plan to bring regulated crypto derivatives to market, initially through Fairx’s existing partner ecosystem,”…

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US Lawmaker Launches Bill to Prohibit the Fed From Issuing Digital Currency Directly to Individuals

A U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress to prohibit the Federal Reserve from issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) directly to individuals. “It is important to note that the Fed does not, and should not, have the authority to offer retail bank accounts,” he stressed. Bill Introduced to Prohibit the Fed From Issuing CBDC Directly to Consumers U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced Wednesday that he has “introduced a bill prohibiting the Federal Reserve from issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) directly to individuals.” He explained…

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