After undergoing a correction and making a daily low of $54,654, Bitcoin is now trading at $56,840. Meanwhile, the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is trading close to $3,508.
Let’s find out some interesting crypto news stories in detail for the day.
Crypto.com has revealed its progress report before the upcoming launch of its Cronos mainnet on October 19, 2021. Cronos is the EVM chain running parallel with the Crypto.org Chain. Further, this strives to scale the DeFi ecosystem while ensuring the portability of dApps from Ethereum and EVM-compatible chains.
The team has allocated a $300,000 prize pool for participants of its native token, CRO. As per the announcement, over two million transactions were performed on this Cassini testnet. In addition, 18,000 addresses were transacted along with 400 smart contracts deployed. Notably, the tester and builder registration ended on October 11, 2021, at 03:59 UTC. While competition will end on October 18, 2021, at 03:59 UTC. Hence, testers and builders still have one week to complete tasks and win lucrative rewards.
Sharing some exciting progress halfway through Cassini!
✅ 2M+ transactions performed
✅ 18,000 addresses transacted
✅ 400 smart contracts deployed
Testers and Builders – 1 week to go to complete your tasks and win prizes!
— Cronos (@cronos_chain) October 11, 2021
Legendary cricketer AB de Villiers has announced he has joined DeRace as its first NFT project. Moreover, DeRace is an NFT horse racing ecosystem where users can participate in horse races. Users can breed various NFT horses, create their own NFT hippodrome, and earn lucrative rewards.
AB de Villiers is a former South African professional cricketer. He holds the record for the fastest 50, 100, and 150 in ODI cricket, and he is famed as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. In addition, AB also changed his Twitter profile pic to a racing horse pic and announced the same on his Twitter account.
I recently got involved with my very first NFT project @DeRaceNFT virtual horse racing universe🐎
It’s been a pleasure working with them behind the scenes and I can’t wait to race my friends at @MetavestCapital in an NFT hippodrome🏁
See you at the races!
— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) October 11, 2021
GemGuardian has declared the launch of its NFT staking feature on testnet. Moreover, GemGuardian is a rewarding fantasy-based NFT card game on the BSC Network. In addition, players can acquire Guardian and Dragons to battle and earn in-game rewards. Further, these rewards can be staked for a lucrative APY.
In order to participate in this testnet and to enjoy early access to this game, participants have to follow the following steps:
a) Set up the Binance Smart Chain Testnet Network.
b) Add GEMG and GPAY testnet tokens.
c) Access the dApp through this link: https://testnet.gemguardian.io/.
d) Purchase Guardian and Dragon Lootbox.
e) Start testing.
Overall, more than 13,000 people applied for this testnet whitelisting event. Notably, applicants have already received testnet GEMG and GPAY tokens in their testnet wallets.
GemGuardian NFT Staking Is Open on Testnet
🔥 GemGuardian Team is delighted to announce that NFT Staking Feature have been added to testnet for all 13,000+ whitelisted testnet applicants.
— Gem Guardian (@GemGuardianNFT) October 10, 2021
EnjinStarter’s first IDO, Defina Finance, sold out in the initial 45 minutes. Defina Finance is a blockchain game that combines DeFi with NFTs. In addition, players can purchase or collect various NFT mystery boxes.
As per the announcement, the Defina IDO went live today at 4 am UTC with a public sale price of $0.4 per token. Notably, it has a total supply of 100,000,000 FINA with an initial circulating supply of 2,825,000 FINA. Impressively, this Defina community sale was sold out within 45 minutes. For upcoming sales, users can follow EnjinStarter’s Twitter account.
— ENJINSTARTER (@enjinstarter) October 11, 2021
In the last bit of crypto news for today, we have the Heroes & Empires (HE) token listed today on PancakeSwap and Gate Exchange at 12:00 UTC. Heroes & Empires is a play-2-earn blockchain strategy game that joins the distinctive elements of idle RPGs and the tactics of auto chess.
According to the announcement, the trading pair launched on Gate Exchange is $HE/$USDT, while on PancakeSwap, it is available in $HE/$BUSD pair. Notably, it has a total supply of 1,000,000,000 HE with an initial circulating supply of 80,050,000 HE. The initial token price $HE is $0.01 per token.
#HeroesEmpires Token ($HE) will be listed at 12:00 UTC, October 11th.
— Heroes & Empires (@HeroesEmpires) October 10, 2021
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