• SEC kills Unikrn
    Regulation

    Online gaming platform with A-list investors killed by SEC

    Ashton Kutcher and Mark Cuban were among the investors in Unikrn, which is paying a $6.1 million penalty that is ‘substantially all of the company’s assets’ and disabling its tokens

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s unrelenting crackdown on unregistered initial coin offerings has claimed another victim—this time, an online gaming and gambling platform that attracted a star-studded list of investors.

  • Bitcoin,  Ethereum,  Innovators,  People

    You’ll be able to buy NBA tickets with bitcoin next season

    Any team you want, as long as that team is the Dallas Mavericks

    Serial entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tickled the crypto community at a time when many could use a laugh: on Monday night, Cuban revealed that Mavericks fans will be able to buy their tickets with bitcoin starting next season, October of this year. It’s hard to say how premeditated this decision is when word is coming via Cuban’s Twitter account. A pseudonymous crypto-trader persona named Batman Cash asked the A-list reality TV and business star,  “Mark, when will I be able to purchase Mavs tickets with bitcoin?” Cuban’s response was quickly to the point: “Next season.” He clarified things in a later comment to CoinDesk: “We will be…

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