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EURM: Entsteht in Spanien der erste Digitale Euro?

Viele Zentralbanken planen die Einführung von digitalen Währungen. In China können Menschen bereits mit einem digitalen Yuan zahlen. Aber auch in vielen anderen Ländern laufen bereits gross angelegte Tests. Es gibt bereits einige vielversprechende Stablecoins und Projekte, wie beispielsweise Tether (USDT). Doch wann kommt der erste Eurotoken? Vielleicht schon bald. In Spanien hat die Zentralbank einem privaten Unternehmen grünes Licht gegeben: Das Fintech-Unternehmen MONEI darf als privates...

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FC Barcelona and Crypto Exchange WhiteBIT Shake Hands on a Global Partnership Deal

One of the most successful soccer clubs in Europe – FC Barcelona – inked an agreement with the cryptocurrency platform WhiteBIT. Тhe trading venue will serve as the Official Cryptocurrency Exchange partner of the team until June 2025. Barca’s Next Crypto Step In an official announcement on its website, the soccer giant claimed that the partnership with WhiteBIT will underpin its commercial strategy and consolidate its “international expansion” by remaining a “benchmark both...

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How Drake Lost $600K Worth of BTC Betting on Football

The Canadian rapper, singer, and actor Aubrey Drake Graham (better known as Drake) bet a little over $600,000 worth of bitcoin on the English soccer team Arsenal to beat Leeds United and on FC Barcelona to win “El Clasico” against Real Madrid.  Unfortunately for him, the club from the Spanish capital defeated its biggest rival 3-1 at its home stadium Santiago Bernabeu.  Drake Keeps Betting BTC A few days ago, the renowned musician inked a deal with one of the most successful...

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Spanish Telecom Giant Telefonica Embraces Bitcoin Payments

One of the largest telephone operators and mobile network providers in Spain – Telefonica – partnered with the crypto exchange Bit2Me to allow clients to pay for services in digital assets. Cryptocurrency adoption seems to be on a high level in the Iberian country. A few months ago, the leading airline company – Vueling – said travelers will be able to purchase flight tickets in bitcoin and other assets from January 2023. Telefonica Says ‘Yes’ to Crypto The Madrid-based...

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Spanish La Liga Launches a Project on Decentraland (Report)

The top tier of Spanish soccer – Primera Division, commonly referred to as La Liga – reportedly joined forces with the digital art platform – StadioPlus – to enter the Decentraland Metaverse. Over the course of the partnership, the league will develop land parcels in Vegas City district (a digital party town part of the virtual reality platform). La Liga’s Push Into the Metaverse According to a recent coverage, the move aims to grab the attention of Generation Z, who are...

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Spain and France’s Inflation Rate Highest in Four Decades

The inflation rate may have slowed in the US, but elsewhere, it’s a different story. In fact, both France’s and Spain’s inflation rate has increased to a level not seen in almost four decades. Official figures are concerning. Crypto adoption in both countries has been on the rise. But will the upcoming financial strains have negative implications on the crypto industry? Spain and France’s Tale Spain’s annual inflation rate hit 10.8% in July, a little above market expectations...

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Soccer Team RCD Espanyol to Become the First Spanish Club to Accept Crypto Payments

The professional soccer team based in Catalonia, Spain – RCD Espanyol – will enable fans to purchase game tickets, merchandise products, and food and beverages in several cryptocurrencies. The offering will be available with the start of La Liga’s next season (August 2022). The First in La Liga to Embrace Crypto Digital assets and the soccer industry have formed a relatively strong bond over the past several months. Numerous clubs from all parts of the globe announced...

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Spanish Regulator Tells off Soccer Star Andres Iniesta for Promoting Binance

Andrés Iniesta – a legendary soccer player who helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup – recently advertised the cryptocurrency exchange – Binance – on some social platforms. However, the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) warned him that promoting such investments is not wise since digital assets are “unregulated products” that carry some “significant risks.” Iniesta’s Binance Affair On Wednesday, Andrés Iniesta – a soccer star playing for the Japanese Vissel Kobe and...

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Another One: Floki Inu Becomes The Sleeve Sponsor of a Football Team From La Liga

Shortly after collaborating with one of the most popular Indian football clubs, the team behind Floki Inu has announced a partnership with Spain’s Cadiz. The joint venture will see the Floki Inu logo displayed on Cadiz’s jersey sleeves. The meme coin mania, which skyrocketed in popularity this year, led to the creation of countless Dogecoin spin-offs. As most of them saw the light of day just months ago, they are trying to get ahead with different strategies. Floki Inu, named...

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After the US: Spain Gears Up for Bitcoin ETF Launch by Banco Santander

Bitcoin ETFs have been a smash hit this year, especially since the launch of the first futures one in the United States last month. But the Spanish counterpart may not be far behind as well. As a matter of fact, the Spanish multinational financial services company Banco Santander is looking to release its very own Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The appetite for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is growing at an unprecedented rate. Realizing the need to cater to this...

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