Augur’s decentralized platform for betting on future events is up and running, and it’s leading to some interesting wagers on what will happen in sports, politics and the world of cryptocurrency.
According to Predictions.Global, which tracks Augur’s predictions market, more than $1.1 million is already at stake.
So far, the money at play is pooled in a small number of markets, with the majority awaiting their first bets.
Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
Will the price of Ethereum exceed $500 at the end of the year?
Will the price of Augur exceed $32 at the end of the year?
Will the price of Bitcoin exceed $7,500 at the end of the year?
Who will be the 2018 MLB World Series Champion?
Who will win NFL Super Bowl 53?
Will President Trump be elected and inaugurated for a second term?
Will a magnitude 7.0 or greater earthquake happen this year within a 50 mile radius of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge?
Will XRP be available for trading on Coinbase by the end of the year?
Will Ethereum’s Market Cap surpass Bitcoin’s Market Cap before July 1, 2019?
Will the price of Tron pass $0.10 at any point from August 1 through the end of the year?
Will the price of NEO pass $100 at any point from August 1 through the end of the year?
Users are able to participate and make predictions on Augur by downloading the Windows, Mac and Linux apps on GitHub.