BTC payments coming to certain Quiznos shops, thanks to Bakkt collaboration

BTC payments coming to certain Quiznos shops, thanks to Bakkt collaboration

An upcoming collaboration between Bakkt and Quiznos will allow customers to pay for meals at certain locations with Bitcoin (BTC).Customers will be able to pay in BTC at certain Quiznos shops in Colorado’s capital as part of an initial test run, according to a public statement on Tuesday. “The pilot will be available at select Quiznos locations across the Denver market, including the high-traffic Denver airport location, starting in mid-August,” the statement said. Folks will be able

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A Month After Launch, Bakkt Bitcoin Options Volumes Are Lackluster

A Month After Launch, Bakkt Bitcoin Options Volumes Are Lackluster

Little more than a month after their launch, Bitcoin options contracts on ICE’s digital asset platform Bakkt appear to have seen sluggish uptake. Little more than a month after their launch, Bitcoin (BTC) options contracts on the Intercontinental Exchange’s digital asset platform Bakkt appear to have seen sluggish uptake.The latest available reports for the contract, Jan. 24 and Jan. 27, reveal that 11 days have elapsed since the last trade.Traders bide their timeAs reported,…

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CME Bitcoin Options Trade $2.3M in Debut, BTC Price Hits 2-Month High

CME Bitcoin Options Trade $2.3M in Debut, BTC Price Hits 2-Month High

A warm reception greets the industry’s latest Bitcoin options rollout as reported volumes elsewhere also deliver surprises. Bitcoin (BTC) futures options from CME Group saw volumes in excess of $2.3 million on the product’s first day of public trading, the company has confirmed. Data from CME’s official website confirmed the successful rollout on Jan. 13, which began as scheduled and ultimately saw 55 contracts change hands. Investors lap up BTC options productsEach contract corresponds to 5…

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Former Bakkt CEO and New US Senator Loeffler Will Help Oversee CFTC

Former Bakkt CEO and New US Senator Loeffler Will Help Oversee CFTC

Former Bakkt CEO and Georgia’s new Senator Kelly Loeffler will help oversee major financial regulator responsible for commodities trading — including BTC. Former Bakkt CEO and Georgia’s new Senator Kelly Loeffler will help oversee major financial regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).Sworn into the United States Senate on Jan. 6, the crypto-friendly businesswoman has joined the Senate Agriculture Committee, which oversees the CFTC. The news was first reported by farm and policy publication…

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Bakkt Rolls Out ‘Critical’ Bitcoin Custody After NY Gives Green Light

Bakkt Rolls Out ‘Critical’ Bitcoin Custody After NY Gives Green Light

Limited availability goes full-scale after trading platform receives necessary green light from New York authorities. Institutional Bitcoin (BTC) trading platform Bakkt has announced it has launched its custody feature for its entire client base following regulatory approval.Bakkt: custody is “critical link” in BTC adoptionIn a blog post on Nov. 11, Bakkt said it had received the go-ahead from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to offer custody services to any institution. Previously,…

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