FTX Strikes 7-Year Deal With ‘League of Legends’ Riot Games

Riot Games said it was the largest sponsorship agreement the League of Legends creator has signed for an esports tournament to date.

News  ·  4 August 2021

Former CFTC Attorney Ryne Miller Joins FTX.US as General Counsel

Miller served as legal counsel to SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, when Gensler was at the CFTC.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 August 2021

$100K in Bitcoin Up for Grabs as FTX/Major League Baseball Team Up Advances

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX sports sponsorship with MLB is now giving away free bitcoin.

News  ·  31 July 2021

US Derivatives Traders Are Easily Bypassing Blocks on Offshore Exchanges: Report

U.S.-based traders are able to use virtual private networks designed to mask the country where they are based. Or they simply lie about where they are from.

News  ·  30 July 2021

FTX US Affiliate Sees Record Daily Trading Volume in First Half of 2021

Daily volume hit its all-time high on April 22 when $993 million was traded during a 24-hour period.

News  ·  29 July 2021

Bank of America, Coinbase Ventures Invested in Paxos’ $300M Funding Round

The blockchain-based crypto services firm is disclosing more big names from its latest funding round.

News  ·  29 July 2021

Traders, Unswayed by Axie Infinity Hype, Are Aggressively Shorting AXS

Data underscores that It’s not that easy to win over a crypto trader’s heart.

Markets  ·  28 July 2021

FTX Renames Blockfolio Trading App to … FTX

The trading app, which was acquired by FTX in 2020, now bears its owner's name.

Business  ·  28 July 2021

Binance Says It’s Cutting Leverage Limit to 20x, a Day After FTX Announces the Same

"We didn't want to make this a thingy," Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao posted Monday on Twitter, a week after making the change.

News  ·  26 July 2021

FTX Cuts Leverage Limit to 20x From 100x as Criticism of Margin Trading in Crypto Grows

"It's time, we think, to move on from it," CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said in a tweet.

Markets  ·  25 July 2021

FTX CEO Says US Is Next Big Target Market

"When you look at FTX US, there's an enormous amount of potential growth in the states," Sam Bankman-Fried said Thursday on CoinDesk TV's "First Mover" program.

Business  ·  22 July 2021

FTX Crypto Exchange Valued at $18B in $900M Funding Round

Sam Bankman-Fried's exchange is bringing on the largest funding round in crypto history to fuel expansion.

Business  ·  20 July 2021

Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen Become Part Owners of FTX

The financial terms of the long-term partnership with Sam Bankman-Fried’s trading empire were not disclosed.

Business  ·  29 June 2021

FTX Follows Binance’s Lead With Move Into Tokenized Stocks

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX will allow users to trade tokenized stocks of companies such as Facebook, Google, Netflix, Nvidia, PayPal and Tesla.

Markets  ·  24 June 2021

FTX Strikes Sponsorship Deal With MLB, Umpires to Wear Crypto Exchange’s Logo

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX is doubling down on sports sponsorships.

Business  ·  23 June 2021