Despite the decrease in cryptocurrencies prices, the “industry” is getting bigger. A baseball team, the Dodgers, is a good example of that. In 31th CryptoSunday also about South Korea’s proposition.
US: Baseball team to giveaway crypto
The Los Angeles Dodgers is a U.S. professional baseball team which has just announced a new way to promote their team using cryptocurrencies.
For the occasion, the game against the San Diego Padres scheduled on September 21st, fans will have the opportunity to download a Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner or Kenley Jansen Crypto token as you can read in an official statement.
All tokens representing Dodgers’ players are convertible to Ethereum (ETH).
The distribution on the time of entry to the stadium. According to the statement, the first 40,000 fans on the event will receive a card with a unique code and directions to a website. The character crypto tokens will be selected randomly between baseball stars: Kershaw, Turner, and Jansen.
“We’re excited for our first-ever Crypto giveaway, and to explore an entirely new marketplace with our fanbase,” said Lon Rosen, Dodger Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “We hope this piques the interest of Dodger fans, and will help launch a new age of digital collectibles and promotions.”
South Korea: Proposing greater international cooperation
During the opening ceremony of the 20th Integrated Financial Supervisors Conference (IFSC) held in Seoul, the governor of FSS (Financial Supervisory Service) Yook Suk-heun made a statement about the future development of cryptocurrency industry.
An official from South Korea proposed a greater international cooperation between regulators for crypto and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) regulation as local news outlet Asian Economic TV reports.
Yook Suk-heun said that the country’s goal is to “improve transparency in transactions to prevent illegal activities.” He also highlighted that there should be international coordination which would include sharing information among countries to limit the risk of money laundering. The governor also pointed out that cryptocurrency regulation “must include a consumer protection system and internal control of finance companies.”
Last modified: September 9, 2018
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