Lepricon Passes Soft Cap – Operations Begin

Hong Kong, 17 February 2021 – Lepricon Technologies, a community-governed prediction games platform, announced that they had achieved their soft-cap target. Lepricon now has access to the funds and is immediately commencing operations to launch the gaming platform by the first quarter of 2021. Several significant funds are participating, including: Genesis Block Ventures Signal Ventures Plutus.VC DoublePeak Group SMO Capital

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Amber Urquhart to Join Lepricon as Head of Partnerships and Council Member

Hong Kong, 29 Jan 2021 — Lepricon Technologies, a community-governed prediction games platform, announced today the appointment of Amber Urquhart as Head of Partnerships effective immediately. Amber will oversee the development and implementation of all of Lepricon’s partnerships with companies ranging from decentralized exchanges to game developers who create content for the Lepricon platform. She will also become the third member

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Genesis Block Ventures Invests in DeFi Prediction Games Platform Lepricon

Full-service investment company Genesis Block Ventures (GBV) announces an investment in Lepricon, a community-governed prediction games platform that allows stakers, developers, and gamers to enjoy the benefits of DeFi in a gamified way. Founded by serial entrepreneur Joshua Galloway, Lepricon uniquely combines the elements of gamified DeFi, liquidity pool, prediction, games, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). It seeks to unlock and realise

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Too big to fail, 2008, too small to win, 2021

In Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windemere’s Fan, Lord Darlington quips, “a cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” But maybe Lord Darlington has it all wrong? Perhaps the correlation between price and value is a lot shakier and more ethereal than we think? Last week’s action in the stock market, which pitted the

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Prediction Markets — One Giant Leap for Bettors

When Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon over fifty years ago, he took a small step for man and a giant leap for both mankind and bettors everywhere as this was the first time a bookmaker accepted a bet on a non-sports related event. As Todd Dewey explains in his Las Vegas Review-Journal article, Bookmaker William Hill lost bets when US landed on

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The House Doesn’t Always Win, Sometimes It Cheats

“The house always wins” is a familiar saying to anyone who has visited a casino, and, although it’s a truism, sometimes the house doesn’t always win. Sometimes it tries to cheat or at least bend the rules and take advantage of questionable situations. Sometimes what you think is the house is something entirely different. Some VIP customers discovered this, much

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Prediction Markets — Smart Contracts, Brilliant Bets

I think we can safely say 2020 didn’t quite turn out the way most of us had expected when the calendar turned from December 31st into January 1st about a year ago. Few envisioned a pandemic that would shut down world travel, grind business to a halt, and see governments around the world pumping money into economies that fell off

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How Prediction Markets Work

Gambling — the wagering of something valuable on an event of an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional money or material goods — is something man has been doing across his thousands of years of human history. Greek mythology tells the story of the three brothers Poseidon, Zeus, and Hades drawing lots to divide the world between

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