Unikrn on the Frontline to launch Crypto Betting with Maltese Sandbox License!

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Yesterday, I said we had big news coming. Today, we’re announcing that the Malta Gaming Authority, Europe’s platinum standard of betting regulation, has been working with Unikrn to help enable legal crypto betting in Europe. This also means we’re first in line to offer crypto betting for esports in Europe in Q2 this year.

Our platform is already built; we have a few things to get straight, but we are ready!

Unikrn is unique in the world as an established esports brand with years of token-based applications, and with the most successful crypto crowdsale in esports and gaming history. Unikrn is an esports company with the most advanced betting and blockchain technology in the world, and the data and perspective we bring to the table is invaluable in pushing gaming regulation into the a successful future.

The first countries to embrace and regulate crypto and blockchain across banking and industries are going to have tremendous advantage in becoming the Silicon Valley or Wall Street of the next decades. I applaud Malta for helping to enable a crypto friendly ecosystem.

I’m sure this is only the beginning.

Unikrn AMG is a token-selling platform designed for regulated applications — essentially, if you plan to sell tokens and you want to bank with any legit bank on Earth, you’ll want to work with us. We created Unikrn Wallet, an internal blockchain, that allows for high speed transactions with no transaction fees.

Our assistance to the MGA includes discussions on effective regulation implementation, technology requirements and knowledge sharing, and shared data on the betting and crypto ecosystem among other offerings as desired by the MGA.

When the rules are set for a sandboxed trial, Unikrn is primed to be first into the space. We’ll fully understand the ecosystem because we are helping to create it for the benefit of all European users.

It’ll be soon. We hope to be in some markets with crypto esports spectator betting by April.

Unikrn sees responsible, safe and regulated betting experiences as the cornerstone of a functioning gambling industry. We are proud to be singularly positioned to assist the inevitable, and necessary, evolution of the gaming industry in Europe.

To be clear, once we launch, we are open to partner with other good quality betting operators to create their own immersive live betting esports experience powered by Unikrn.

We’re also doubling down on our German Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team, BIG. This is a marvelous group of professionals building something inspirational. They created a team able to reach Legend status last year as significant underdogs.

Although they didn’t make Legend again at the ELEAGUE Boston Major, we’re proud of them and we’re in it for the long haul. We started negotiations back in September knowing that we wanted to push to be a bigger part of this team regardless of their January results.

Throughout their recent roster changes and upcoming challenges, I want to say to BIG: thank you for representing Unikrn, and we believe in your future. We will continue to support you in every way we can because you embody the Unikrn spirit.

Although it may sound funny to some of you, being a huge stakeholder in the top esports team in Germany is no joke since one in five Germans actually watch esports.

Soon, Germans will be able to bet on the best CS:GO team in Germany with the decentralized token of esports and gaming, all on the platform that powers them both: Unikrn.

That’s a future worth working toward. Like I said yesterday: we’ve been busy.

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ceo @unikrnco esports | founded voodoo acquired by hp | created microsoft ventures | advisor & investor in razer, vrvana, maingear | @seahawks diehard 12

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