France’s Largest Bank BNP Paribas Loses $80 Million Due to Trader’s Pre-Vacation Snafu

According to multiple sources, BNP SA, known by many as the largest bank in France, reportedly made a loss of $ 80 million in derivative trades connected to the United States. The sources confirmed that Antoine Lours, the Head of U.S index trading at BNP, is yet to return to his position at the bank. Lours

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Roger Ver Loses Bet about Lightning Network

Roger Ver made a bet with Charlie Lee yesterday that in 18 months, there wouldn't be more than 1,000 merchants accepting Bitcoin through the Lightning Network.

Here is the youtube video where Charlie and Roger made the bet

Coingate added 4,000 merchants that support Bitcoin payments via lightning. Roger already lost the bet

I wish Roger would see that Lightning is good for all cryptocurrencies rather than being so antagonistic toward it.

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