The Ledger: Snoop Dogg becomes chief Ganjaroo, UK explores new crypto regulation

Roobet snares Snoop, Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson makes $1.63m with NFT sale and the UK pitches yet more crypto regulation.

Roobet, a crypto casino and a blockchain innovator, has signed rap superstar Snoop Dogg as the company’s “chief Ganjaroo”.

The rapper has been a known face in the crypto industry, having previously revealed himself as the collector known by the moniker of Cozomo de' Medici.

He is now going to help Roobet strengthen its position with global audiences and bring new levels of entertainment.

Africa is quickly transforming itself as a new and exciting frontier for cryptocurrencies in 2023, with several events planned ahead this year.

There are four events in the pipelines with the first one, Gaming Expo Francophone Africa, arriving on March 8-9. The last event on the agenda for the year is scheduled for August 23-25.

Unity Technologies, the company behind the Unity game engine, is venturing into a new aspect of the gaming adventure, with the company confirming that it will be releasing a decentralization category.

Meanwhile, regulation has come into the headlines once again this week. Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has confirmed that it will be suspending the use of Binance USD in the US, over regulatory pressure and concerns.

In the UK, the country’s banking regulator, the Prudential Regulation Authority, is looking into new rules on issuing and holding digital assets, which could have a transformative effect on the entire cryptocurrency industry.

Crypto users have rallied to Ukraine’s corner with donations to the besieged country amounting to $212m in crypto. In comparison, Russia, the aggressor country, has only received $700,000.

South Korean Lotte Group has teamed up with blockchain protocol Polygon to expand its NFT business globally. Lotte will look into Polygon’s Ethereum scaling solution and help the company expand its operations further globally.

Esports player Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson successfully sold his Dookey Dash key NFT for the eye-watering sum of $1.63m this week. Mongraal auctioned off his NFT, which he won during the Yuga Labs-hosted event.

Speaking of Yuga Labs, the company announced this week that it would create a new limited 300-piece series of hand-drawn and 3D artwork.

Meanwhile, BGaming, a provider of games for the crypto sector and the igaming industry, said that it has integrated its crypto-ready games into SkillOnNet, a turnkey solution for the industry, which also aggregates games from leading suppliers in the industry.

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Written by Alex


Alex is a well-rounded crypto writer who focuses on general market and legal developments. His main interest lies in how crypto gaming can become a more permanent part of the gaming landscape and how blockchain holds benefits to players they are not even aware of.

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