ICE's crypto platform Bakkt has reported a successful official launch of bitcoin futures tests.
"Today kicks off user acceptance testing @ICE_Markets for the Bakkt Bitcoin Daily & Monthly Futures contracts Testing is proceeding as planned with participants from around the world," the company wrote on Twitter.
Besides, the company has also decided to hold a promotion under this milestone. The event will be for users of bitcoin and ethereum.
"The competition will last until all the 5,000 BTC and 10,000 ETH are airdropped. If you are late, your BTC and ETH will be instantly refunded," as it was explained in the press release.
Notably, the event will be for everyone, even for the clients located in the USA.
Besides, the market analyst from Fundstrat Global Advisors Sam Doctor stated during the Bakkt Digital Asset Summit that the platform kept attracting potential users as it would offer a brand new regulated product in the US market. The company expected to start tests on July 22 following its previous announcement.
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