–Despite Walmart’s Recent Activity, Apple and Amazon have Better Odds to Accept Crypto Payments–
Apple is more likely than Amazon, Walmart and other major retailers to accept cryptocurrency payments by the end of next year, according to betting aggregators US-Bookies (See Disclaimer Below). Apple’s odds of accepting crypto by the end of 2022 are currently 3/1 (25% implied probability).
According to the odds, Apple is more likely to accept cryptocurrency payments than other major retailers, such as Amazon and Walmart. Amazon’s odds of accepting crypto payments by the end of 2022 are 19/5 (20.8% implied probability), while Walmart’s are 9/2 (18.2%).
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“Walmart made headlines recently by looking to fill a cryptocurrency expert position, followed by a fake story suggesting the retailer would accept certain cryptocurrencies,” says acryptobetting analyst. “However, the odds suggest that it’s more likely that shoppers will soon be able to purchase items from Apple and Amazon using crypto.”
Target currently has 7/1 odds to accept cryptocurrency payments by the end of 2022 (12.5% implied probability), with Home Depot following at 9/1 (10%). Kroger and Kohl’s are then tied with 20/1 odds (4.8%), followed by Macy’s at 25/1 (3.8%).
“With China’s recent cryptocurrency ban, oddsmakers expect this to affect Alibaba’s likelihood of accepting crypto payments,” says a US-Bookies cryptobetting analyst. “This could be why the Chinese company has 100/1 odds to do so by the end of 2022.”
Odds to Accept Cryptocurrency as Payment by End of 2022:
Home Depot: 9/1
Disclaimer: The odds posted in this article are for illustrative purposes only, as wagering on such props is not currently legal in any U.S. state. The data was based on betting markets offered by UK/European/worldwide operators regulated in jurisdictions where wagering on these props is legal.