Mystery Whale Purchases Billions of Dollars in Bitcoin Within Minutes

Before Bitcoin’s dramatic price increase earlier today, an unknown buyer bought $1.6B worth of cryptocurrency in five minutes. That’s more than Elon Musk– one of the world's richest men– spent on Bitcoin in February. Whales Pumping Bitcoin’s Price CryptoQuant CEO Kim Young Ju revealed the massive purchase earlier today, using his company’s on-chain data. According to a chart comparing price and buy volume on all exchanges, buy volume massively spiked early on October 6th. This was naturally coupled by an 8% price…

Why Whales are Crucial to Blockchain-Powered Gambling Apps

Cryptocurrency whales are critical to the survival of blockchain-powered gambling apps, according to recent reports.  DappRadar pointed out that 80% of the value flowing through several decentralized gambling apps on the Ethereum, EOS and Tron networks comes from people with high net-worth. Benefits of  Whales to Blockchain-Powered Gambling Apps Whales exhibit outstanding sensitivity to nascent features on blockchain gambling apps and do not hesitate to leave one another when the likely returns change.  The report noted that without regard to…

A Bitcoin Whale Moves a Significant Amount of BTC at Cheaper Fees

Recently, a whale moved a significant amount of Bitcoin on the Bitcoin Network. These bitcoins withdrawn from Bittrex amounted to 47 452 BTC, equivalent to 414 million, and the transfer fee was only $0.68.  The Whale Alert recorded the movement of this massive amount of Bitcoin earlier today. The address that received the Bitcoins quickly moved the funds to another address.  BTC Transaction Fees are Decreasing Over the Years It looks like Segwit is trying to bring down fees since…