Binance Supports First Live Property Auction Using BTC and BNB

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is partnering with real estate auctioneer James Pratt Auctions (JPA) to launch a live property auction using bitcoin and Binance Coin (BNB). On April 8, buyers can bid on – and buy – a futuristic-looking, luxury, beach-front mansion nicknamed ‘The Jetsons” in Casuarina, New South Wales, using BTC or BNB. The auction follows a partnership between Binance, JPA and NuYen Exchange. It also represents another step towards greater adoption of digital currencies. CEO of JPA and head auctioneer James Pratt said his company is excited to embrace cryptocurrency: This process gives the consumer another option to consider

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UK Auction House to Sell $400,000 in Dark Web Bitcoin

Wilsons Auction House in the UK will be hosting a cryptocurrency auction for roughly 315 coins. The coins are spread across Bitcoin, Bitcoin Gold, and Bitcoin Cash. A full day long, the auction will begin on February 28. Originally seized by Belgian authorities, the coins were related to a dark web market. They have an estimated value of around 300,000 pounds sterling or close to USD$ 400,000. Wilsons was previously the first to auction Monero, about 167 of them, which sold for less than 10,000 pounds. The company says on its website that the contract attracted significant attention. “The contract, which

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Venezuela Picks FX Platform to Auction Petro ‘Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency’ (news.bitcoin.com)

Venezuela has chosen a platform on which to auction its “oil-backed cryptocurrency”, the petro. While the country’s National Assembly has repeatedly declared this new currency illegal, the Venezuelan government will proceed with the auction of the petro on the country’s official foreign exchange platform.
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US Marshals Service To Sell Nearly $25 Mln Worth Of Seized Bitcoin At Auction

The US Marshals Service has announced that it will be auctioning off approximately 2,170 Bitcoins seized in the course of various federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases, a press release stated March 5. The auction will take place on March 19, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. Bidders who wish to …
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Charitystars Auction With Roger Ver Raises $87K for Antiwar.com (news.bitcoin.com)

On January 25th, 2018, the online auction platform, Charitystars, finished its bidding auction that featured a chance to win a private lunch meeting with bitcoin’s first investor Roger Ver. Charitystars has announced the winner of the auction has paid $ 87,000 USD to have a power lunch with Ver in the Caribbean island of Saint Kitts. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to the website Antiwar an online portal that promotes peace and non-interventionism.
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