Japanese video game company Atari in collaboration with Decentral Games has launched a cryptocurrency casino
Not without NFT
On Thursday, April 29, the Japanese video game company Atari, in cooperation with Decentral Games, launched a cryptocurrency casino. The opening of the casino was accompanied by the sale of NFT tokens issued by DJ, producer and musician Dillon Francis, who teamed up with artist MERDA to create three NFTs inspired by Gerald Pignata.
During the launch, the NFTs were auctioned off on OpenSea and other platforms. One of them featured a “3D Pixel Gerald”, which sold for 6.42 ether (ETH) or $17,788. In addition, Francis himself made a live DJ set. Atari praised the performance of the musician in Twitter, saying they “beat [n] all records” at a party dedicated to the launch of the game.
Atari Casino conquers the world of cryptocurrencies
Back in March, Atari announced a partnership with Decentral Games to launch a casino. It is a platform where users can play casino games using cryptocurrency. The press releases say that the casino is a virtual three-dimensional platform running on the blockchain Ethereum via Decentraland (MANA).
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Earlier this month, it was announced that Atari will continue to expand into the crypto space. To do this, the company is creating a blockchain division. Namely, the Atari Blockchain. Thus, the gaming giant intends to develop new gaming capabilities. Building on implementations already made in games like ” Karma the Game of Destiny». Last year, Atari integrated ATRI into the game for internal purchases.
Earlier, the editorial board of BeInCrypto reported that the gambling industry will actively use blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency.
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